Throughout history, many important movements have omitted the significant contributions of women. History simply became his-story. The same is true in hip-hop, a genre that is historically and largely dominated by men. Within a year's time, Shante was at the Sundance Film Festival with a critically acclaimed movie about battling both on and off the mic. Hip-hop was born in New York City. It was a powerful, unforgettable and game-changing rebuttal to UTFO's " Roxanne, Roxanne ," a song about a woman named Roxanne who ignored the group's advances.
At just before 2 a. There was nothing slick about it: no hook or melody over the crunchy boom-bap beat -- just four straight minutes of rhyming from an MC who called herself Roxanne. He couldn't have been more wrong.
The film Roxanne Roxanne is a dramatization of Shante's life. She lived with her mother and sisters in Queens, New York. She started rapping at the age of nine and changed her name from Lolita to Roxanne at fourteen. Magic , and record producer Marley Marl outside the Queensbridge housing project. The three of them were discussing U. Marley Marl produced the song "Roxanne's Revenge" using the original beats from an instrumental version of "Roxanne, Roxanne". The track became an instant hit and made Shante, only 14 years old at the time, one of the first female MCs to become very popular. Following this, the " Roxanne Wars " started, and Shante continued to rap and started touring. By the age of 25, Shante was largely retired from the recording industry. She continued to make occasional guest appearances and live performances, as well as mentor young female hip-hop artists.
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