MC Debbie D - Hip Hop Matriarch
MC Debbie D is a legend in Hip Hop. Joining the short list of the first female MCs in the mid 70s from The Bronx, NY, she is herald as a Hip Hop Matriarch. Her indelible work in hip hop has particularly contributed heavily to the core and foundation of the Culture of Hip Hop.
Her most widely and notable contribution to hip hop culture is appearing with Us Girls in the first international hip hop film, Beat Street, produced in 1984 by the legendary actor and activist, Harry Belafonte.
Special Achievements include:
- 1st Female Soloist
- 1st Rapper Turned Preacher
- 1st Rapper With An Earned Doctorate
- Founder and Empowerment Coach, Us Girls Can
- Panelist, The Origin of Hip Hop
- Noted in The African American Smithsonian
- 2017 Inductee of the Hip Hop Hall of Fame
- Advisory Member, Universal Hip Hop Museum
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