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100 of the greatest songs by women in hip hop

July 23, 2020

It opens with Erykah Badu rhyming over a beatbox from Rahzel, and closes with Missy Elliot threatening to slap you right across your melon. We’ve put together a 100-deep playlist for this month’s Hip Hop and R&B Retrospective, celebrating women in rap by spotlighting some of our favourites from the 80’s (Roxanne Shante, Queen Latifah, […]

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Disney calls on the musical talents of Alicia Keys for upcoming film Queen of Katwa

September 2, 2016

Disney‘s new release Queen of Katwa, starring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo , has partnered with 15-time Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys, debuting the original song “Back to Life’”. Keys explains “Back to Life” is “about pushing past that little voice of doubt in our heads so we can instead, electrify the world. When […]

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