The 25 Greatest Female Emcees
16. Lady of Rage landed some high profile features in the early 90s, lending verses to the music of Chubb Rock, Dr. Dre, and Snoop Dogg. However, she found her own success with 1994’s “Afro Puffs,” which reached #5 on the Billboard Hot Rap Singles chart. Her debut album, Necessary Roughness, released three years later, peaked at #7 on the Billboard R&B Album chart and #32 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart.