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Tonja Renée Stidhum Tonja Renée Stidhum Nov 09, 2019 at 01:31. 6 comments

Let's Talk About This Lifetime Salt-N-Pepa Biopic—It's Actually Authorized!

Let's Talk About This Lifetime Salt-N-Pepa Biopic—It's Actually Authorized!

Oh, Lifetime. Here they go, here they go, here they go, again.

According to Variety, a Salt-N-Pepa biopic is coming and the project has found its leads. G.G. Townson (In the Cut) will be portraying Cheryl “Salt” James and Laila Odom (The Bobby DeBarge Story) will be portraying Sandra “Pepa” Denton in the film with a script penned by Abdul Williams (The New Edition Story).

And guess who’s...

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P.J. Rickards P.J. Rickards May 11, 2019. 3 comments

Rap and R&B Queens Salt-N-Pepa and SWV Reflect on What Motherhood Means to Them

Rap and R&B Queens Salt-N-Pepa and SWV Reflect on What Motherhood Means to Them

Our ’90s faves, Salt-N-Pepa and SWV love music but they really love being mothers. For Mother’s Day, the R&B and hip-hop veterans shared their favorite things about motherhood with The Root.

Both groups have a new reality show on BET, Ladies Night. Check out the music icons in the short video above.

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Aliya Semper Ewing Aliya Semper Ewing May 05, 2019. 13 comments

After More than 30 Years of Music, DJ Spinderella Says Salt-N-Pepa Fired Her

After More than 30 Years of Music, DJ Spinderella Says Salt-N-Pepa Fired Her

After more than 30 years and countless hit records, DJ Spinderella has apparently been kicked out of Salt-N-Pepa. The legendary DJ announced the news on Instagram Thursday (May 2), stating she was fired via email back in January. This announcement of Spinderalla’s firing comes as a shock to many fans; the group is set to go on the New Kids On The Block Mixtape tour starting in May, and...

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Felice León Felice León May 01, 2019.

Salt-N-Pepa Are Still in Effect and Playing ‘Black Ass Game’

Salt-N-Pepa Are Still in Effect and Playing ‘Black Ass Game’

Salt-N-Pepa is the stuff of legend: They’ve got hits. They’ve won a Grammy award. Heck, even the Queen, Beyoncé, paid homage to them for Halloween . But, is their game dominoes or Spades?

After 30-plus years in the music industry, trailblazing artists Salt-N-Pepa still have plenty of opinions. Ahead of the premiere of Ladies’ Night on BET, The Root chatted with the legendary musicians, to...

Danielle Young Danielle Young Jun 08, 2018. 1 comments

Energetic and Nostalgic Performances by Bell Biv DeVoe, Tony! Toni! Toné and More Helped the Apollo Spring Gala Raise Over $2 Million

Energetic and Nostalgic Performances by Bell Biv DeVoe, Tony! Toni! Toné and More Helped the Apollo Spring Gala Raise Over $2 Million

This week the legendary Apollo Theater celebrated the 13 years of its star-studded annual Spring Gala. Every year the iconic Harlem landmark gathers every ounce of black excellence it can find to raise funds for its year-round artistic- and community-programming initiatives.

Guess how much they raised this year? No ... guess. Over $2 million! Yeah, I know, Blue Ivy would scoff at that, but I...

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May 03, 2018.

Hip-Hop Has a Woman Problem

Hip-Hop Has a Woman Problem

Let’s go down memory lane for a bit.

Twenty-eight years ago marked the release of MC Lyte’s seminal debut album, Lyte as a Rock. It was hip-hop’s first meaningful album from a female emcee.

Twenty years ago marked the release of Bahamadia’s Kollage, the best hip-hop album ever from a female rapper. With the help of D.J. Premier, Da Beatminerz and the Roots, the Illadelph rapper crafted a nearly...

Jul 13, 2016.

Hits and Misses From VH1’s Hip-Hop Honors

Hits and Misses From VH1’s Hip-Hop Honors

Who run the world? Girls.

With hip-hop being a male-dominated industry, the accomplishments of female artists who have pioneered the industry are often forgotten. But not Monday night. After a six-year hiatus, VH1's Hip-Hop Honors returned with a star-studded program dedicated to female rappers. “All Hail the Queens” was special, mostly because it was a departure from the lack of recognition...

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