Netflix’s upcoming docuseries Ladies First dishes the raw, unfiltered saga of hip-hop’s fierce females who’ve been spitting fire since day one.
From the pioneers who spit rhymes before anyone dared to the fresh faces tearing up the charts today, this docuseries delivers the real talk on how women have been dropping knowledge, making moves, and setting trends in the male-dominated world of rap. This four-part extravaganza catapults us into the heart and soul of the hip-hop universe, revealing how women have been the secret architects of the game from the very beginning.
Episode one kicks things off with a bang, spotlighting the pioneers who dared to step into the spotlight and declare, “I’m here, and I’m not backing down!” Queen Latifah, MC Lyte, and Roxanne Shante take center stage, recounting their experiences in their own unapologetic words. Their voices, dripping with authority, deliver a one-two punch straight to the gut of anyone who thought hip-hop was a boys-only club. But guess what? The ladies brought the heat and owned the house.
But don’t think for a second that this series is stuck in the past. “Ladies First” pushes the envelope with a blend of classic legends and today’s trailblazers, proving that the future of hip-hop is fierce, female, and fabulous. With fresh voices like Latto, Saweetie, and Chika dropping truth bombs, this is a declaration that the ladies have no intention of stepping back or stepping aside.
This docuseries doesn’t pull any punches, diving deep into the nitty-gritty of the hip-hop scene. It doesn’t shy away from the harsh truths and struggles that women have faced, from predatory record deals to systemic biases. And, oh, let’s not forget the double standards that still lurk in the shadows.
So, mark your calendars, set your reminders, and tell your crew: Ladies First is coming to shake the foundation of hip-hop on August 9. Get ready for a docuseries that’s not afraid to drop the mic and deliver the truth with swagger, style, and plenty of sass.
Watch the trailer below: