Rep. Hakeem Jeffries a New York Congressman honored legendary female hip-hop artists on March 13 during the “general speech – 5 minutes” segment at the U.S. House of Senates.
Jeffries, who is a Brooklyn, New York native said “Throughout the years, artists such as Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and Bruce Springsteen have been recognized on the floor of the House of Representatives,” Jeffries said. “Today, I rise to honor the top 10 female MC hip-hop collaborations of all time.”
Following up with a full out homage to iconic female rap artists including highlighting Eve’s verse on “My Chick Bad,” Monie Love’s verse on “My Buddy,” Missy Elliott’s “Hot Boyz,” Lauryn Hill’s “Ready Or Not,” Remy Ma’s bars on “Ante up (Remix)” and more. “As we celebrate Women’s History Month here in the United States’ Congress, these dynamic women are worthy to be praised,” he continued, before speaking about barrier breakers like Queen Latifah and MC Lyte.
Rep. Jeffries is the same congressman who honored The Notorious B.I.G. last year on the 20th anniversary of his death.
Watch the Rep. Hakeem Jeffries honor some female rappers below.