Category: Salt-N-Pepa

What a man – Empowerment Anthem or A Tribute to Exceptional Men?

Salt-N-Pepa’s 1993 hit ‘What a Man’ is a boisterous celebration of the best qualities a man can embody. At its core, the song is both an ode to healthy masculinity and an anthem of appreciation. It’s a far cry from the ubiquitous narratives of male disenchantment that often pepper the musical landscape.

Shoop – Unraveling the Flirtatious Anthem of the ’90s

When Salt ‘n Pepa released ‘Shoop’ in 1993, the airwaves weren’t just hit with a catchy beat and an infectious chorus. They were introduced to an audacious anthem of sexual liberation and unabashed female desire. Two decades on, the song still resonates with those vibing to its unabashed celebration of lustful encounters and female agency within those moments.


“Shoop” by Salt-N-Pepa

It can likely be argued that Salt-N-Pepa were the first popular feminist rappers. They were pioneers not only in terms of being some of the first female hip-hoppers to embrace racy clothing but also dropping...

"Push It"

“Push It” by Salt-N-Pepa

“Push It” is one of the most-recognizable songs in the history of rap music and perhaps the best-known, even some 30 years after its initial release, by female artists. And everybody knows what this song...