Queen Latifah Thinks That Some Of The Rappers Have Gone "Soft"
The "U. N. I. T. Y." MC also encourages new rappers to use their platform for good and wants the women in Hip Hop to unify.
New York, new York – Queen Latifah stopped by Hot 97's Ebro In The Morning show this week and covered some of the many points of his nearly 30-year career. The show opened with talk of Latifah's latest film, Girls Journey, which also features her Set It Off co-star Jada Pinkett Smith.
While she may not be a household name among young people today, the culture is dear to the New Jersey star. The veteran rapper, actor and executive shared some ideas on the Hip Hop as it currently stands, while also challenging the artists to use their voice.
"I feel like a lot of rappers that lost they balls, which have soft," Latifah said. "When things are going on in the world, as with the Triumph or the election, that was what we [rap artists] chewed".
Latifah also revealed that she has not abandoned the Hip Hop, but wants to see the diversity and innovation back to the music.
Earlier in the interview, Latifah spoke about joining Remy Ma, and several other female rappers of her era such as MC Lyte, Rah Digga, Lady of Rage, Monie Love, Cardi B, Lil Kim & more at Hot 97 Summer Jam in the month of June.
Coincidentally, at that time took place ahead of Remy "SHEther" performance, but Latifah shot down any connection to Ma, feud with Nicki Minaj. Latifah adds that women in Hip Hop must remain unified in an attempt to bring balance to the male-dominated industry.
View Latifah's chat in the clip above. Hop to the 25:00 minutes for discussion at the Summer Jam experience, and continue through the 32:00 minutes for the debate about the state of modern Hip Hop.