Before there was Queen Latifah, Lil’ Kim, Nicki Minaj or Rapsody, there was Roxanne Shante — the baddest b-girl on the block. Oh you didn’t know? Well then step into the time machine with me through the wayback machine called YouTube and take a look at how this pioneering rap artist followed in Sha-Kim’s footsteps and made a name for herself by calling out UTFO, before going on to be a Juice Crew All Star.
1.) Roxanne Shante – “Roxanne’s Revenge”
2.) Roxanne Shante f/ Biz Markie, Grand Daddy I.U. – “Dance to This”
3.) Roxanne Shante & DJ Polo – “Thin Line”
4.) Roxanne Shante – “Wack Itt”
5.) Roxanne Shante – “Go On Girl”
6.) Roxanne Shante – “Queen of Rox”
(Editor’s note: There’s a better quality copy here but for some reason it can’t be embedded on external websites. Click on it to check it out!)