Toppa Top 10: Ten Trini Rappers Besides Nicki Minaj

April 3, 2012

5. Foxy Brown

Before there was Nicki, there was Foxy. While it didn’t take long for Nicki to outgrow the shadow of New York’s original Trini bad gyal, we’re still waiting for her to pull off a hip-hop meets dancehall banger on the order of “Oh Yeah,” Foxy’s Toots-sampling, Spragga Benz-featuring classic (“I dream filthy/My moms and pops mixed it with the Trini’ rum and whiskey”) Better known these days for her legal issues then her music, Foxy last year promised to make her return with the first ever-double LP from a female rapper, Black Roses. We’re still waiting for it…