Da Brat's Top Visuals

Some totally funkdafied moments from So So Def's first lady.

So Funkdafied - Da Brat has been kicking up dust in the hip hop arena for 20 years now, including taking home the honor of Best Rap Album at the 1995 Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, where she performed her hit single "Funkdafied" in her signature baggy pants. Check out more of the first lady of So So Def's career highlights.? Michael Harris (@IceBlueVA)

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So Funkdafied - Da Brat has been kicking up dust in the hip hop arena for 20 years now, including taking home the honor of Best Rap Album at the 1995 Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, where she performed her hit single "Funkdafied" in her signature baggy pants. Check out more of the first lady of So So Def's career highlights.— Michael Harris (@IceBlueVA)

Fire It Up - Da Brat made history with her 1994 solo debut Funkdafied as the Chicago MC became the first solo female hip hop artist to earn a platinum plaque. Topping Billboard's R&B/Hip Hop Album's chart, the impressive outing also featured the bass driven "Fa All Y'all" and "Give It 2 You." (Photo: So So Def)

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Fire It Up - Da Brat made history with her 1994 solo debut Funkdafied as the Chicago MC became the first solo female hip hop artist to earn a platinum plaque. Topping Billboard's R&B/Hip Hop Album's chart, the impressive outing also featured the bass driven "Fa All Y'all" and "Give It 2 You." (Photo: So So Def)

Da Bomb - Kriss Kross brought Da Brat into the game after introducing her to their producer Jermaine Dupri and the So So Def squad is featured here on the cover of Rap Sheet magazine. Da Brat made her lyrical debut on the Double K's title cut off their sophomore album, Da Bomb, in 1993 and the track was one of many So So Def posse cuts featuring the three emcees. Another one of their stellar collaborations was "Live and Die for Hip Hop," which also featured J.D., Mr. Black and Aaliyah.(Photo: Rap Sheet)

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Da Bomb - Kriss Kross brought Da Brat into the game after introducing her to their producer Jermaine Dupri and the So So Def squad is featured here on the cover of Rap Sheet magazine. Da Brat made her lyrical debut on the Double K's title cut off their sophomore album, Da Bomb, in 1993 and the track was one of many So So Def posse cuts featuring the three emcees. Another one of their stellar collaborations was "Live and Die for Hip Hop," which also featured J.D., Mr. Black and Aaliyah.(Photo: Rap Sheet)

Ladies Tonight - Da Brat united with a super force of female emcees when she, Missy Elliott, Angie Martinez and Left Eye rode out with Lil Kim on the 1997 track "Not Tonight (Ladies Night Remix)." The strong show of female camaraderie was further cemented when they murdered the 1997 MTV Video Music Awards.Kim, Missy and Da Brat will also relive history when they unite to perform the song again at the 2014 Soul Train Awards, which will air on BET and Centric on Nov. 30.(Photo: Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

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Ladies Tonight - Da Brat united with a super force of female emcees when she, Missy Elliott, Angie Martinez and Left Eye rode out with Lil Kim on the 1997 track "Not Tonight (Ladies Night Remix)." The strong show of female camaraderie was further cemented when they murdered the 1997 MTV Video Music Awards.Kim, Missy and Da Brat will also relive history when they unite to perform the song again at the 2014 Soul Train Awards, which will air on BET and Centric on Nov. 30.(Photo: Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

Cover Girl - Da Brat's angelic face was made for magazine covers and her tomboy sex appeal keeps the pages turning. The Source and Smooth are just two of the covers she's graced. (Photos from left: Smooth Magazine, The Source Magazine)

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Cover Girl - Da Brat's angelic face was made for magazine covers and her tomboy sex appeal keeps the pages turning. The Source and Smooth are just two of the covers she's graced. (Photos from left: Smooth Magazine, The Source Magazine)

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"Sock It 2 Me"

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"Sock It 2 Me" - Da Brat's funkdafied lyrics have always been out of this world and she brought that intergalactic vibe to the booth when she rocked out with Missy Elliott on the V.A. spitters's hit single "Sock It 2 Me." With Lil Kim in the mix as well, the video had the spaced out hip hop divas conquering new worlds in the Mega Man-inspired visuals shot by Hype Williams.(Photo: Atlantic Records)Lil Kim

Heartbreaker - The say dimes run in packs and Da Brat and Mariah Carey have been friends for years. Besides wrecking the stage on tours, their history of collaborations include remixes for "Heartbreaker," "Always Be My Baby" and "Loverboy," as The Chi-Town femme fatale has proven to be MiMi's go to MC.(Photo: Carmen Valdes/WireImage)

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Heartbreaker - The say dimes run in packs and Da Brat and Mariah Carey have been friends for years. Besides wrecking the stage on tours, their history of collaborations include remixes for "Heartbreaker," "Always Be My Baby" and "Loverboy," as The Chi-Town femme fatale has proven to be MiMi's go to MC.(Photo: Carmen Valdes/WireImage)

Fit Queen - So So Def's leading lady showed she was serious about her health when she starred on season five of Celebrity Fit Club in 2007 alongside fellow hip hop veteran Warren G.(Photo: Carmen Valdes/WireImage)

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Fit Queen - So So Def's leading lady showed she was serious about her health when she starred on season five of Celebrity Fit Club in 2007 alongside fellow hip hop veteran Warren G.(Photo: Carmen Valdes/WireImage)

Lights, Camera, Action

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Lights, Camera, Action - A natural for the camera, Da Brat has been known to veer to Hollywood on occasion to flex her acting chops. Her thespian credits include working with Robert Townsend on the family series The Parent 'Hood and starring alongside her sister Lisa Raye in the prison drama Civil Brand. (Photo: Lions Gate Entertainment)

Da Brat - Da Brat's debut album, Funkdafied, sold one million copies.  This made her the first female solo rap act, and the second overall female rap act to have a platinum-selling album. (Photo: Prince Williams/FilmMagic)

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Welcome Home - Da Brat was one of many who rocked the stage at So So Def's 20th anniversary concert at Atlanta's Fox Theater on Feb. 23, 2013. The epic night also included performances from Kriss Kross and Jay Z and was one of the Chicago rapper's first big shows since returning from a prison stint.(Photo: Prince Williams/FilmMagic)

Da Brat - Da Brat is one of hip hop history's most influential femcees and for good reason. Not only did she bring us Funkdafied in the mid-'90s, she crossed over into acting a bit and had a career that went strong into the 2000s. (Photo: Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images)

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Unrestricted - With a celebrated 20-year career that includes a Billboard Award for Top Rap Artist, Da Brat is showing no signs of stopping anytime soon and we can't wait to see what she's going to do for the next twenty.(Photo: Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images)