Dupri couldn’t name one female artist that he considered a “rapper.”
Jermaine Dupri is sounding like someone’s grandfather when he spoke with PEOPLE about the current state of female rappers.
The rapper/producer reminded everyone that Da Brat was the first solo female rap artist to go platinum and that since then women have been selling more records than men.
Although that last statement could be up for debate he couldn’t name a female artist that he considered a “rapper.”
“I don’t think they’re showing us who’s the best rapper. For me, it’s like strippers rapping…I’m getting a story about you dancing in the club—who’s gonna be the rapper?” said Dupri.
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TSR Staff: Thembi! @ThembiTV_ _____________________________________ There are many on-going debates about female rappers. From who’s really rapping, to who’s the Queen. #JermaineDupri sat down with @People and said what he said about his thoughts on female rappers today. _____________________________________ He started off with saying how Da Brat was the first solo female rapper to go platinum, adding that since then women have taken over with selling more records than men. “Prior to Brat that wasn’t happening. There were good artists, but they weren’t doing the numbers I needed for my company.” _____________________________________ When asked who his favorite rapper from today is, he couldn’t say. His reasoning was that--click the link in our bio to read more ????: @PeopleTV