Rapsody has hit the underground music scene hard. The raspy-voiced rapper is the protege of music producer 9th Wonder and is working to put female emcees back on the map. And she’s doing just that. She’s blazing the trail by effortless showcasing lyrical mastery in an age of celebrating the culture of a hip hop renaissance. “Hip hop in its essence is real; I’m still hearing every rhyme.”
As the brainchild of 9th Wonder’s true school resurgence, Rapsody consistently sets the bar high for all emcees, male and female alike. Paying homage to her hip hop godmothers MC Lyte, Queen Latifah, and Lauryn Hill, this Snow Hill, North Carolina native represents much more than just the female side of hip hop culture; she is an emcee who represents hip hop culture beyond the lines of gender, proving that anything the boys can do, she can do, too, and better. Her virtuosity and dexterity behind the microphone highlight her presentation, and her humble demeanor attests to her constant pursuit of improvement with every beat and rhyme.
Check out her song “Non-Fiction.” Let us know what you think.