Every time Hip Hop heads shout, “There’s a lack of talented female lyricists,” they need to listen to Rapsody’s The Idea Of Beautiful and She Got Game (deluxe edition). With 9th Wonder’s soundbeds, Rapsody has single handedly changed the trajectory of the female rapper in the second decade of the 21st century. Still, where are the props of Lauryn Hill circa ‘98 proportions? Anyone with an ear who loves true school Rap will know that Rap’s got next, but as for the rest of the world, you’re way late. That’s ok, you’ll catch up.

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