Poca (the papergirl) – Stranger in the Night

New video from Poca (the papergirl) off her new mixtape Don’t Judge Me. Download the mixtape here.

Keys Diss to Nicki Minaj

Saw this in the a.m. and I had to post it. Thanks Fab Empire for the original post.

Short Film The Revival

Roxanna Shante and Bahamadia talk about their experiences in hip hop in short film The Revival. Magazine, The Liberator, has the whole story.

Emperess Live Jan. 22

You should remember Emperess from the Summer MC Search and the Piss In The Wind Mixtape vol. 1. Here’s some of what she’s been up to lately.

Video courtesy of rnlification: “Recorded on January 22, 2010 using a Flip Video camcorder. Empress Michielle is killing it at the Black Madona’s event @ the Red Lounge. SHe is killing it!!!!!!! Enjoy”

B.A.S.S. Welcomes New DJ Similak Chyld

Bay Area Sister Sound (B.A.S.S.) welcomes Similak Child to the crew. Read the whole story here.

New Deena Jonez – Memoirs of a Libra

Download the album here.

Check out Back to the Notebook while you’re here, you know that joint Encore closed out the Piss In The Wind vol. 1 Mixtape last year, right? Speaking of… did you watch her video from the Summer MC Search? She spit on a corner in BK and it was bananas! Folks started crowding around her, it was beautiful. View the video.

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.