Netflix’s ‘Ladies First: A Story of Women in Hip-Hop’ Celebrates Female Contributions to The Genre [TRAILER]

Ladies First: A Story of Women in Hip-Hop

In celebration of hip-hop’s 50th anniversary and the current wave of woman-domination in the genre, Netflix has just dropped the trailer for its upcoming docu-series, “Ladies First: A Story of Women in Hip-Hop.”

Produced by Culture House, this groundbreaking four-part series is scheduled to premiere exclusively on Netflix on August 9, 2023. It promises to shed light on the remarkable contributions of women in hip-hop over the past five decades, showcasing their indispensable role in shaping the genre from its earliest days to the present.

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Going beyond the surface, “Ladies First” delves into the often underappreciated stories of the pioneering women of hip-hop. By reinserting them into the canon of hip-hop history, the series aims to rightfully place these trailblazers at the center of the narrative, where they belong. Audiences can expect a comprehensive understanding of the immense impact these women have had on the genre’s evolution.

Each of the four episodes is a treasure trove of hip-hop history, featuring a diverse array of iconic emcees. Legends such as MC Lyte, Queen Latifah, and Rah Digga will grace the screen alongside rising stars like Latto and Tierra Whack. The series also includes insights from other influential figures such as record label executives, stylists, and journalists. Through candid interviews, viewers will gain a firsthand account of the challenges these women faced and the triumphant moments they achieved.

In a heartfelt tribute to the genre’s origins, “Ladies First” features revered pioneers like Sha-Rock and Roxanne Shante, highlighting their significant contributions. At the same time, the series offers a platform for contemporary superstars like Saweetie and Coi Leray to share their experiences and perspectives on the current state of hip-hop.

Beyond the music, “Ladies First: A Story of Women in Hip-Hop” contextualizes the genre’s history within the broader social, racial, and political landscape of the times. It recognizes the invaluable role women played in shaping hip-hop as a powerful cultural force, celebrating their resilience, talent, and determination.

Dream hampton, Troy Carter, Raeshem Nijhon, Carri Twigg, MC Lyte, Nicole Galovski, Justin Simien, and Jennifer Ryan are the visionary executive producers behind this awe-inspiring series. With “Ladies First,” Netflix pays homage to the women who have been the backbone of hip-hop and aims to empower a new generation of female artists to break barriers and make history of their own.

The official trailer for “Ladies First: A Story of Women in Hip-Hop” is now available to watch below, offering a tantalizing glimpse into the captivating stories that will unfold in this groundbreaking series. Brace yourselves for an unforgettable journey through the heart and soul of hip-hop, celebrating the incredible women who have shaped its course for half a century.



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