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Hip Hop Awards 2023: See Which Female Rappers Are Having One Heck of a Year

These ladies are making it hard to ignore them.

Hip Hop turned 50 this year and welcomed a new batch of hungry and talented female rappers. From New York native Ice Spice to Memphis’ GloRilla, these artists are breaking barriers and challenging stereotypes with their unique perspectives and unapologetic attitudes.

In the ever-evolving landscape of hip-hop, it's impossible to ignore the captivating presence of these emerging female rap stars, who are poised to reshape the genre for years to come. Keep reading to see which female rappers are having one hell of a year since finding breakthrough success.

  • Lola Brooke

    Brooklyn rapper Lola Brooke has been non-stop since finding viral success with her hit single “Don’t Play With It.”

  • Ice Spice

    Ice Spice garnered attention thanks to her single “Munch. ” The Bronx native continues pushing forward despite online trolls.

  • Kali

    Kali is proof that slow and steady wins the race. Her record, “Do A B**ch” is just a portion of the female emcee can bring to the genre.

  • GloRilla

    Hailing from the Memphis underground rap scene, GloRilla brings a unique authenticity to the genre. From an unexpected record deal to award show performance, GloRilla’s time is now.

  • Latto

    From earning a BET Award to collaborating with Cardi B.  Latto is winning big time in 2023.

  • Doja Cat

    Despite a year filled with online drama, Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini, aka Doja Cat, continues to drown out her critics with her undeniable talent and fiery records.

  • Doechii

    Doechii is the hottest new female coming out of Florida and she has several noteworthy tracks to prove it.

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