The Holidays may be over, but 2022 starts with the best music thanks to Disney Plus and The Real Queens of Hip-Hop: The Women Who Changed the Game. The long-awaited documentary premieres on the streaming service this January 14, aiming to show the world what a big impact female artists have had across the history of rap and hip-hop.
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How female rappers changed hip-hop forever
Produced by ABC News, The Real Queens of Hip-Hop: The Women Who Changed the Game is a real treat for music fans. This one-hour long special offers a clear and intimate look at the influence female rappers have had on the evolution of hip-hop.
Through a series of candid interviews, the documentary narrates the life, hopes, dreams and handicaps that this group of brave women had to face to make a name for themselves in the world of music. Thanks to their tales, we’ll discover the growth of their careers as well as how their songs helped to shape the musical empire that hip-hop has become nowadays.
Get to know the greatest divas of the genre
With an amazing all-female interview lineup and narration provided by the talented Salt-N-Peppa, The Real Queens of Hip-Hop: The Women Who Changed the Game recovers some of the most representative female rappers from the ’80s, ’90s and ’00s such as Mc Sha-Rock, Da Brat, Eve, Trina and Yo-Yo. The one-hour program will revisit the most important moments of their careers mixed with never before shared personal anecdotes that will show us the human side of these amazing divas.
One of the highlights of this special are the intergenerational conversations that the radio presenter and rapper Angie Martinez has with stars such as Lakeyah, Lil Mama, and Roxanne Shanté. These priceless chats help us understand and discover how these hip-hop pioneers managed, with a lot of work and hardships, to burst in an industry dominated by men.
The documentary also shows us how the path to stardom is not as easy or glamorous as one might think. These women share their career experiences, highlighting how the industry put a lot of pressure on them to emphasize their beauty and bodies, as well as how the arrival of the internet and social media changed rap forever.
That’s not all, The Real Queens of Hip-Hop: The Women Who Changed the Game wouldn’t be complete without the live perfomances of the legendary MC Lyte or an original score composed by WondaGurl. Are you ready to feel the music?
How can I watch The Real Queens of Hip-Hop: The Women Who Changed the Game?
To be able to watch this documentary as many times as you want, you only need to have an active subscription with Disney Plus.
If you still don’t own a membership, you can join the platform by choosing one of its convenient plans. Disney Plus offers both a $7.99 monthly subscription and a $79.99 annual subscription. The latter is much more convenient since it’s almost 20% less of what you’d pay for the monthly fee over the year.
Start the year with the best music only on Disney Plus
Month on month, Disney+ keeps improving its already amazing catalog. January isn’t just bringing long-awaited documentaries like The Real Queens of Hip-Hop: The Women Who Changed the Game, you’ll also find some of the best movies and exclusive TV shows. Don’t miss out on them!