The ‘Sisterhood Of Hip-Hop’ Cast Names Their 5 Favorite Female Rappers

Diamond’s Five Favorite Female Rappers

diamond favorite female rapper missy elliott

Missy Elliott

I love her style. I’m very artsy and I haven’t had a chance to show that to the world, visually, how I dream or how I view myself. I’m not the type that’s going to do the same old videos. I’m always trying to be creative. She breaks all the barriers with that.

diamond favorite female rapper salt n pepa

Salt-N-Pepa

I can relate to them. I can see I can do a duo with another female rapper because I came from a group with another female rapper. The things from girl power to just turning up and mobbing.

diamond favorite female rapper queen latifah

Queen Latifah

I love her. She’s been a mentor on two occasions. She’s just so amazing, from having her own production, TV show, and [being] a writer to having her own talk show. That’s who I want to be one day. Being in Set It Off… I love everything about her.

diamond favorite female rapper lil kim

Lil Kim

She broke the barrier of sexiness. She shows that a rapper can be overly sexy. I feel like me becoming more of a woman and my Puerto Rican, side we’re very sexual, and not even sexual but just freaky. Like, when I hug my sister, I might slap her on the butt. [Laughs] Just because you’re a rapper don’t mean you can’t be sexy. So at times I feel like I’m a damn model, and one day I might put my heels on and might tell my mind I’m a model, [and] fuck rapping. [Laughs] Just from her coming on and showing she’s hardcore and can hang with the dudes and be on the block. I come from that, because of the whole Crime Mob era, and her fashion sense. Just everything about her, I love the way she thinks. It’s positive. She’s always been a great mentor to me.