The First Woman Emcee MC Sha Rock Tells Her Story, Her Movie And Women In Rap
(AllHipHop Videos) MC Sha Rock should be thanked daily for what she has done. The first woman rapper, she has a pedigree that has few rivals. She came up in The Bronx as a member of the Funky 4 + 1, a pioneering group that broke many early boundaries in Hip-Hop during the early 70's and early 80's. As a member of the collective, Sha Rock became a history maker and legend. But, her journey has not been perfect.
MC Sha Rock left the the game suddenly in the mid-80's as Hip-Hop blossomed into a cultural phenomenon. She was the first woman emcee on national television. He had appeared in a major motion picture, "Beat Street." She has also been embroiled in a major dispute with Sugar Hill Records, the notorious, pioneering record label that birthed Hip-Hop's first hit song. In this interview with Chuck "Jigsaw" Creekmur, MC Sha Rock shares her story and her plans. She also comments on the state of Hip-Hop, women and also an upcoming movie that will chronic her story to the masses.