This year was the very first time a female rapper won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album without any men involved, and that rapper was Dominican-American Cardi B. Latinas have been paving the way for new genres, new music perspectives and new ways to lift other women up in this world.
You need a new power workout, #MotivationMonday playlist to remind you who you’re really made of? These Latina rappers dropped their strength and resilience into every verse. Dale, mamita. She se puede.
“Get Up 10” by Cardi B
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The very first song on her Grammy-winning album “Invasion of Privacy” is a hype song like no other, telling the story of how Cardi “used to dance in a club right across from [her] school.” How’d she make it?
“Look myself in the mirror, I say we gon’ win, knock me down nine times but I get up ten.”
“Brujas” by Princess Nokia
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This Afro-Boricua Bruja is only going to spit verses that advance the feminist…