The overlooked legacy of Sha-Rock, hip-hop's first female MC

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In our latest episode of Louder Than A Riot we break down legacy: who gets to leave one in hip-hop and who gets left out. Decades before hip-hop's current renaissance of women rappers, there was MC Sha-Rock. Despite her influence on future generations, her contribution to the craft of hip-hop is not widely known.Learn more about sponsor message choices: Privacy Policy