Salt-N-Pepa Gonna Throw an Old-School House Party at James L. Knight Center
|Salt, Pepa, and Spinderella say: "Push it!"|
This was before Lil Kim and the boom of the MC slut. And back then, the undisputed rap scene queens were the ladies of Salt-N-Pepa.
These girls danced like your sister's BFF. They talked like junior feminists from the streets. And they kicked ass on the charts.
Rocking asymmetrical hairdos, classic b-girl gear, and megatons of confidence, Cheryl "Salt" James, Sandy "Pepa" Denton, and Deidre "DJ Spinderella" Roper knocked out a whole string of singsong party tracks -- 1986's "Push It," 1990's "Let's Talk About Sex," 1993's "Whatta Man" -- that sounded like crazy good times and filthy nursery rhymes.
Now it might not have been a more innocent era. But it was definitely way more fun.
Salt-N-Pepa's Legends of Hip-Hop tour with Whodini, Kurtis Blow, Biz Markie, and Doug E. Fresh. Friday, February 11. James L. Knight Center, 400 SE 2nd Ave., Miami. The party starts at 8 p.m. and tickets cost cost $43.50 to $75 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. Call 305-372-4634 or visit jlkc.com.
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