The long and storied genre of hip hop, first caught the attention of the world when the founding members in New York crafted the industry. It is well documented that one of the first artists to really be the uncrowned King Of New York was a female in Roxanne Shante.
Snoop Dogg recently released his album entitled, “I Wanna Thank Me”, where he celebrates his iconic career. However, when meeting up with Roxanne Shante for an interview, he stated that he studied the New York generation of hip hop that Roxanne Shante was apart of.
The importance of hip hop is discussed between the icons who helped to put the east coast and west coast rap scenes on the map.
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The two hip hop legends also spoke about the time Roxanne Shante lived with iconic Rick James.