There may not be many female rappers topping the charts, but plenty of talented newcomers are threatening to become hitmakers.
Letterman just booked this 26-year-old, who rhymes “nookie” with “sunset the color of snooki.”
Check Out: “Batches & Cookies”
A Brooklyn MC, 24, with Kendrick Lamar‘s support.
Check Out: Doobies x Popsicle Sticks mixtape
This producer-rapper cloaks her identity with gold fronts, ski masks and fierce wordplay.
Check Out: “F— The Summer Up”
Only 19, this R&B singer (who also raps) has already worked with Timbaland, Sleigh Bells and Jeremih.
Check Out: “Don’t Tell Nobody”
Check Out: “Try Me”
This article first appeared in the Nov. 15 issue of Billboard.