Recent Examples of rapper from the Web
This year, Jay-Z became the first rapper to ever be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame (former President Barack Obama did the honors).
Because Cardi B was the first solo woman rapper with a No. 1 song since Lauryn Hill.
Vaniya is an aspiring rapper who loves music and the recording studio in the Club.
Ghostemane is a white rapper from Florida who was reared on punk, metalcore, and other strains of aggressive music that had some modicum of accessibility and a fragment of crossover success.
Too many corporate board members still don’t care about diversity, a female rapper has a plan to get more women into music production, and the hashtag #MeToo takes over social media.
Hip hop artist Doughboy Roc was a rapper with a rap sheet.
Not too shabby: Cardi, whose real name is Belcalis Almanzar, is the first female rapper to reach that milestone as a solo artist since since Lauryn Hill in 1998.
Billboard reports that the 24-year-old has become the first female rapper on the top 100 Billboard chart without any other credited artist.
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