UK teenage rapper
April 20, 2005 7:34 AM   Subscribe

There was a single released in mid 2004 by a young white pop-act rapper, who we were told was going to be the next new female eminem. She may have sung about being a serial killer, but that didn't suit here, more like MC Britney S, then she disappeared without trace. Who was she?
posted by ugrndhg to Media & Arts (13 answers total)
 
Princess Superstar, maybe? Although her work was of better quality than you describe.
posted by jonmc at 7:50 AM on April 20, 2005


That was the name i had in my head, and i think it was around that time, but it was not her. She was perhaps much more manufactured, and a better babysitter.
posted by ugrndhg at 7:56 AM on April 20, 2005


Lady Sovereign?
posted by ninebelow at 8:06 AM on April 20, 2005


Jentina maybe...although first single was 'Bad Ass Strippa'
Estelle? (flash warning) - first single 1980's
Verbalicious? - first single don't play nice

or maybe

Phoebe One - although pretty underground...
posted by mattr at 8:16 AM on April 20, 2005


Although Princess Superstar was listed as 'The Female Eminem' - much of her stuff crosses genres and has been remixes into hosey-electro stuff well worth listening to....
posted by mattr at 8:21 AM on April 20, 2005


Not her im afraid, less respected
posted by ugrndhg at 8:23 AM on April 20, 2005


What about Shystie? (although not white....)
posted by mattr at 8:30 AM on April 20, 2005


Lady Stush maybe? Or Ms Dynamite?
posted by mattr at 8:31 AM on April 20, 2005


I think it was an 18-year-old from England, but I forget the name. Lemme think...
posted by airguitar at 8:39 AM on April 20, 2005


Thanks mattr, it was the bad ass strippa, kinda not like a serial killer though, or is it??? Appreciate all the help everyone
posted by ugrndhg at 8:41 AM on April 20, 2005


Maybe it was Nellie McKay. She's still around; every once in a while there will be a blurb about her in the paper. She's not actually from England, but I think she started her act there. She sort of raps and sings and plays piano all together in a kind of cabaret style.
posted by bluefly at 12:10 PM on April 20, 2005


Boomcat?
posted by vronsky at 3:47 PM on April 20, 2005


Sarai?
posted by oflinkey at 4:57 PM on April 20, 2005


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