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Buffalo's Women of Hip Hop

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Buffalo's Women of Hip Hop

2023 marks the 50th anniversary of hip hop, a culture born in the streets of the South Bronx with DJing, emceeing, breakdancing and graffiti at its cornerstones. But it is still a male-dominated space. Even though women who rap or DJ may not be on the radio as much as their male counterparts, plenty of talented women are creating hip hop culture, and right here in Buffalo.