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In Search of Female Emcees
Posted by Adam Bernard at Thursday, April 7th, 2011 at 6:30AM :: Email this article :: Print this article

Finding women at hip-hop shows is like trying to find salads in Fat Joe’s diet. Sure, they’re there, but they’re few and far between. Female emcees can be even more scarce. Othello, who co-hosts the long-running monthly open mic, Enter the Cypher, in Danbury, says that only about 10 percent of the emcees that pick up the mic during one of his shows are female. “Hip-hop has always been more of a man’s game,” he says, “but it seems even less diverse now than ever.”

It’s a disturbing trend in an already male-dominated craft.

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