Women in Hip Hop on The Black Odd Couple

i looked up and saw that my man Wise has dedicated the month of March, Women’s History Month, to reflecting on the contributions of women in hip hop. you know i’m feeling that, right? as an extra bonus, Glennisha Morgan of The Fembassy is a guest this month. check out the shows, hear the music, respect the movement.

every Monday night 10pm – 11pm EST check out the Black Odd Couple on BlogTalk.

there are too many dope women involved in hip hop for me to name them all, so if you are involved shout yourself out in the comments below. i know folks are always looking network. go for self.

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Founder of The Fembassy Speaks on Women in Hip Hop

Glennisha Morgan, founder of The Fembassy, talks to Soul Sessions about current trends in hip, specifically those that involve women in hip hop. Are raunchy rappers bad for women? Where have all the Latifahs and Lauryns gone?

Read her thoughts here.

Mala Reignz – Calm Before the Storm Promo

i know, i know…..

i’m late. i had to post it though. Mala Reignz. Calm Before the Storm (promo video). EP Releasing on January 29,2010 Produced by Kwan Lee.

Mala Reignz on Piss In The Wind:

All I Got Is You (freestyle)

Walking On The Moon (remix)

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2010 SOHIPOTOME 2nd Annual Women In Hip Hop Radio March 11-13

2010 SOHIPOTOME 2nd Annual Women In Hip Hop Radio, Honors, Concert event is coming March 11-13. Plans are well underway!

The main event venue on Saturday March 13 is The Durham Arts Council, located in downtown Durham, NC. http://www.durhamarts.org. There is a full day of activities planned.

Artist performance slots are available. There are opportunities to perform during the daytime events as well as during the Honors & Concert event that evening. There are several amazing women in the culture of Hip Hop that will be honored this year, we hope you plan to be a part of the events.

If you are interested in performing respond to this email or womenofhiphop@gmail.com for more information.

One goal for 2010 is to bridge the gap to the next generation in hip hop. 2010 SOHIPOTOME is partnering with the Building A Better You {B.A.B.Y.} program. B.A.B.Y. is a life development skills program that teaches teens to be driven, focused and confident in a dynamic society. The website is http://www.buildingabetteryou2.com.

The event flyers are attached, with a 3rd and final flyer coming within the next 2 weeks.

For those needing hotel accommodations there is an event hotel room block at The Red Roof Inn,1915 North Pointe Drive Durham, NC. The group rates are 59.99 + tax King bed, 64.99 + tax double beds. The group name is ‘Women Of Hip Hop’ and the group number is B164HipHop. The deadline is February 28 to book at the special rate.

Vendor slots are available as well. Vendor and media inquires can be sent to womenofhiphop@gmail.com.

We are continuously planning and more news will be coming soon. The blog is updated regularly with news and information. Check it out today @ http://www.sohipotome.com.

Please let me know if we can answer any questions at this time.

We look forward to hearing from you and your plans to perform and/or participate!

Nanci O
http://www.sohipotome.com {blog}
http://www.twitter.com/sohipotom

Wierd MC – New Ish

Two new songs, Gele Gogoro and Happy Day, from Nigerian rapper Weird MC. Listen here. What do you think?

Watch her classic video Ijoya here.

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We Are the Girl

This is a new online community was to formed “to give Women in Hip Hop a platform to Follow their Dreams & Give Back to the Community.” You gotta love that, right? And guess what else? Lin Que, formerly Isis of the X Clan, started it. That’s right. If you want to connect with women in hip hop you need to join. Yesterday.

Visit We Are the Girl.

Listen to Lin’s recent music.

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Shogun Productions Accepting Submissions for Mixtape

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