Jermaine Dupri: Today’s Female Rappers Are All ‘Like Strippers Rapping’; Cardi B Responds
From Nicki Minaj and Cardi B to Megan Thee Stallion, City Girls, Stefflon Don, Lizzo, Iggy Azalea, and more, 2019 has seen no shortage of appearances from femcees on the Billboard Hot 100. Easily boasting the most simultaneous placements among rapstresses in its history, the year’s carving out proof that the girls are able to not only sell records, but also share space on the chart.
When quizzed on his thoughts on the rise of females in the Rap game, super producer/hitmaker Jermaine Dupri credited a great deal of that progress to his protege Da Brat. Claiming she ‘broke the mold’ with her Platinum-selling debut album, 1994’s ‘Funkdafied,’ J.D. went on to compare today’s female Hip Hop stars with Brat and – in so many words – said they come up short.
Likening them to ‘strippers rapping,’ Dupri was unable to choose which of today’s femcees was his favorite of the lot making moves on charts. His quote landed on the desk of Cardi B and – in typical fashion – she had a jaw-dropping response. See it all inside:
Dupri took to PEOPLE to say… (start at :44):
Which prompted Cardi to clap back with: