Texas rap rookie Erica Banks wants big respect placed on her name. The hip-hop star has stepped up to speak big facts on her music career and proclaim herself the best of the best in female rap competition.
Erica Banks Names The Best Female Lyricist
EB hit up her Twitter page this weekend and saluted her own craft. She took things even further by suggesting she’s the best in female rap lyricism.
“I’m the best female lyricist. Check the flows & catalog luv.”
The big shout-out comes following Banks dropping her new “Ball If I Want To” E-Mix to the masses.
Cardi B Says Women Hate On Female Rappers
In March 2021, rap star Cardi B called out people for being too hard on female rappers. Without singling out anyone specific, B lumped all people together – especially women – on not gracefully embracing female rap artists.
“People be so hard on female rappers .”
She also responded to a fan’s tweet about people hating to see women do what men thought only they could do.
“Naaaaa ……man be hating but it really be women in these comments & on YouTube talkin the most sh*t putting women down but fake preach unity and women progression.”
Cardi B Wants Respect For Putting Female Rappers On
In October 2019, Cardi B stepped up to demand some respect placed on her name. B spoke on helping ignite the explosion of today’s female rappers.
“I didn’t say I pave the way for female rappers but I deff gave the hood and women hope.Nikkas wasn’t collabing with females rappers.Labels where signing female rappers and putting them in a shelf and not focusing on them.Not giving them proper attention . … It seem like it was impossible for it to be more then one female rapper.These male rappers where not even takin Money from female rappers for a feature cause it seem far fetch for another woman to make it.I see so many male artists collabing wit females now even .. …. Some that are not mainstream because I know they don’t want to miss out on the opportunity in case they make it cause trust and believe slot of Nikkas I asked for features from when they see me they tell me “I shoulda believe”Deum I should have did the feature .”
Cardi took things even further by asking people to consider the female rap game presence prior to her blowing up.
“And ya can deny it as much as ya want and say I’m crazy or stfuu but how many female rappers before me where getting chances or getting pushed ? They wasn’t believing and now they are ! … And for the slow ones again NO ain’t made females want to rap cause bitches been rapping bitches been have talent but the music industry wasn’t believing and shitting on female rappers .and that’s Big Bentley. … I’m Lying ? So you tell me what rappers was giving features to female rappers? What label was pushing a female rapper? What tv music show was inviting female rappers .Only 2 female rappers for years and one ain’t last to long ……now you tell me! I wanna see something?”
Nicki Minaj Makes History For Women
This past April 2021, rap superstar Nicki Minaj‘s “Anaconda” music video passed 1 billion views on YouTube. She’s the first female rapper to accomplish such a feat on a solo track and now has six music videos with over the billion view mark, joining Katy Perry and Rihanna as the only female artists to do so.
Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” video was record breaking since the first day it was released on YouTube. Directed by Colin Tilley and filmed within two days in Los Angeles, the hyper-sexual visual premiered on VEVO via YouTube on August 19, 2014. Nicki shared it at midnight and 19.6 million views later, it became the most watched video within a 24-hour time frame on the platform. (REVOLT TV)