|Issue 03 - old school issue||Content|
Welcome to the third issue of Anattitude Magazine, proudly presenting the ladies from back in the days.
MISSY DEE"I remember it being the best music ever. The Beats were so funky then", says N.Y.’s MC Missy Dee. Following that vibe and talking about her experiences being one of the first girl MCs at about 1981 - how she was invited by famous Grandmaster Flash to rock on the mic at the age of 15.
SPARKY DThe most famous MC battle in Hip Hop histoy ever was fought out between Roxanne Shanté and Sparky D, who struggled for the crown like Muhammed Ali and Joe Frazier. That and more is telling us Brooklyn’s Battle Queen Sparky D with an energetic power like it was yesterday.
COOKIE CREWCookie, one part of the most famous UK rap crew is talking about how pure and authenic Hip Hop was back then while dropping their break-through hit “Rok Da House” with the Beatmasters.
LANESKIB-Girl LaneSki talks about being a caucasian Seattle b-girl in the mid-80s when breakdance battles were meant to resemble a gang fight and how they brought people together.
JANETTE BECKMANThe two most-known Hip Hop photographers started their work 1980, when nobody knew much about this new and upcoming culture called Hip Hop. But their work couldn’t be more different. We are proudly presenting Janette Beckman and Martha Cooper, both from NYC. Anattitude presents a huge number of Beckman’s awesome collection of Hip Hop and 80s style images, which she shot for record covers and magazines.
MARTHA COOPERMartha Cooper is also reporting of what graffiti was about and how the writers mix up with the art scene.
ROSY ONE - DOPE POSEGraffiti artist Rosy One is talking about another element of Hip Hop - posing - and what this iconic old school style mean to her and her Dope Pose possee today.
THE LADIES WILL KICK IT"
HERE'S A LITTLE STORY... a journey into Hip Hop history - a timeline to find all important facts and dates from 1973 till today.
So let's dig deeper into Hip Hop history and give our pioneer ladies the maximum respect they deserve!