Rap pioneer Roxanne Shante reveals her #MeToo moment

At the age of 14,  Lolita Gooden transformed into an overnight celebrity and became one of  hip hop’s first female rappers, Roxanne Shante.

Shante shot to fame in the mid-1980s when her hit record “Roxanne’s Revenge” flooded airwaves across the country with harsh lyrics and battle ready style. Today, Shante is regarded by many as a rap pioneer who opened the doors for artists like Nicki Minaj, Lil Kim, Foxxy Brown and Cardi B.

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