This New Netflix Documentary Explores the Undeniable Role of Women in Hip-Hop
Starring Queen Latifah, Latto, Saweetie, Coi Leray and more.
Dubbed LADIES FIRST: A Story of Women in Hip-Hop, the four-episode docuseries aims to “recontextualize the irrepressible women of hip-hop and their role in the genre’s 50 years by reinserting them into the canon where they belong: at the center, from day one to present day.”
Featuring words from the likes of MC Lyte, Queen Latifah and Rah Digga, alongside contemporary chart-toppers like Latto, Tierra Whack, Saweetie and Coi Leray — the series also includes snippets from important industry figures like record label execs, journalists and stylists.
According to the synopsis, “LADIES FIRST: A Story of Women in Hip-Hop contextualizes the history of the music that changed the world within the wider social, racial, and political landscape of the times and, crucially, through a female lens.”
Take a look at the first official trailers for LADIES FIRST: A Story of Women in Hip-Hop above, ahead of the official premiere on August 9 on Netflix.