Interviews

Dai Burger: “Being queer means being honest about who you are”

Queens rapper Dai Burger told us about her experience in hip hop, her second album that will be out … Continue reading “Dai Burger: “Being queer means being honest about who you are””

Raja Meziane: “I don’t like to put a label on my commitments”

Raja Meziane is an Algerian songwriter, singer, rapper and lawyer. As she has been listed as one of the … Continue reading “Raja Meziane: “I don’t like to put a label on my commitments””

Dope Saint Jude: “I have always wanted to define my own idea of beauty”

Ten days before her concert at Les Cuizines in Chelles, queer South African rapper Dope Saint Jude told us … Continue reading “Dope Saint Jude: “I have always wanted to define my own idea of beauty””

Sarahmée: “I try to challenge the stereotypes I live as a Black woman in rap”

Born in Dakar and based in Montreal, Sarahmée has been active for over ten years on the Quebec hip … Continue reading “Sarahmée: “I try to challenge the stereotypes I live as a Black woman in rap””

Tribade: “We relate to autonomous feminism”

They’re called Bittah, Sombra Alor and Masiva Lulla. Along with DJ Big Mark, they form the Barcelona rap group … Continue reading “Tribade: “We relate to autonomous feminism””

Somos Guerreras: “If you want equal rights, you have to fight all the oppressions”

For their European tour, feminist rap trio Somos Guerreras made a stop in Paris for two concerts. Before their … Continue reading “Somos Guerreras: “If you want equal rights, you have to fight all the oppressions””

ENERGIA : “Romanian women are starting to find their voices”

As she performed in Paris at a show organized by Call Me Femcee, Madame Rap met Romanian femcee ENERGIA, … Continue reading “ENERGIA : “Romanian women are starting to find their voices””

Muthoni Drummer Queen: “In Kenya, there’s not enough infrastructures for female rappers”

Last December, Muthoni Drummer Queen set the stage of the Transmusicales de Rennes on fire. After four albums, the … Continue reading “Muthoni Drummer Queen: “In Kenya, there’s not enough infrastructures for female rappers””

Lov’Nee : “Rap has become more and more popular in Martinique”

24-year-old West Indian female rapper Lov’Nee told us about her musical education, her influences and how she supports gender … Continue reading “Lov’Nee : “Rap has become more and more popular in Martinique””

Yugen Blakrok: “It’s a conscious and continuous cycle of inspiration”

A leading figure of South African rap, Yugen Blakrok told us about her experience in hip hop, how she … Continue reading “Yugen Blakrok: “It’s a conscious and continuous cycle of inspiration””

Sara Hebe: “I am strengthening and expanding the feminist struggle”

Argentinian femcee Sara Hebe told us about political resistance, feminism and her fourth album our on February 2019.  When … Continue reading “Sara Hebe: “I am strengthening and expanding the feminist struggle””

Asha Griffith: “Without Black struggle, there would be no hip hop or jazz”

Madame Rap asked the American rapper and singer Asha Griffith to tell us about her experience in hip hop … Continue reading “Asha Griffith: “Without Black struggle, there would be no hip hop or jazz””

Phyr: “I am sympathetic to all females”

How is the hip hop scene like in Queens today? The rap scene in Queens is just what it … Continue reading “Phyr: “I am sympathetic to all females””

Liza Monet: “I am a feminist”

Since the release of the “Monet Close” album in October 2013, the video for “My Best Plan” was seen more … Continue reading “Liza Monet: “I am a feminist””

Valore: “I love the look on people’s faces when I tell them I’m a rapper”

On your Facebook page, you describe yourself as “a bright green cactus that brings color to a canvas of … Continue reading “Valore: “I love the look on people’s faces when I tell them I’m a rapper””

Rell Rock: “As a woman you can do whatever you set your mind to without being viewed as a sex object”

How old were you when you discovered hip hop for the first time and what made you want to … Continue reading “Rell Rock: “As a woman you can do whatever you set your mind to without being viewed as a sex object””

Sianna: “No one is born a racist but they become one by not thinking by themselves”

Your first EP “Sianna” was released in March 2015. How did it go when you first met Warner Chappell … Continue reading “Sianna: “No one is born a racist but they become one by not thinking by themselves””

Niña Dioz: “Times are still hard for women in Mexico”

When and how did you decide to become a rapper? I had a childhood friend who also loved hip … Continue reading “Niña Dioz: “Times are still hard for women in Mexico””

Fred Musa: “There is a problem of female representativeness in the whole society in general”

You’ve been hosting “Planete Rap” for nearly twenty years. How many female rappers did you have on your show? … Continue reading “Fred Musa: “There is a problem of female representativeness in the whole society in general””

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