Posts tagged "roxanne shante"

Roxanne’s Revenge Looks Like It’s A Total Lie

If you happened to have read last week’s post about ’80s rapper Roxanne Shante, who used a loophole in her contract with Warner Bros to get them to pay $217K for her PhD from Cornell, your heart was probably warmed. So you better sit down. I’m not quite sure how to say this but, uh,…

Kate Torgovnick/ / September 2, 2009

Roxanne’s Revenge: Former Hip-Hop Artist Doesn’t Get Angry, She Gets A PhD

Some stories make me want to run through the streets screaming “Take that ‘the man’!” This is one of them. Before Salt-N-Peppa were pushin’ it and Lil’ Kim was blowing your mind with her dirty bird lyrics, Roxanne Shante was blowing up the airwaves with her single “Roxanne’s Revenge.” She was just 14 at…

Ami Angelowicz / August 30, 2009