Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj

Partly responsible for reigniting the presence of femcees in the game, Nicki Minaj's continued her winning streak in 2014 with hot features and, ahead of the release of her third album, The Pink Print, she returned to the rawness that put her on the map. 

Iggy Azalea

Iggy Azalea

From the shores of Austrailia to the forefront of hip hop, Iggy Azalea is claiming her stake as an MC. This year, she delighted us with her smash record, "Fancy," and her debut album, The New Classic.

Eve

Eve

The award-winning, fashion-foward and lyrically savvy force that is Eve positioned herself as frontrunner in this category with the release of her long-awaited fourth studio album, Lip Lock.

Angel Haze

Angel Haze

At only 22 years old, Angel Haze boasts an impressive reportoire of talents, including singing and rapping. Her debut album, Dirty Gold, best showcases the hybrid delivery that has popularized her as a leading female MC. 

Charli Baltimore

Charli Baltimore

For over a decade, Charli Baltimore has been on the mic delivering impressive flows that have seen her nabbing Grammy nominations and respect in the all-boys club that is hip hop.