Vice President Kamala Harris has hosted a celebration of hip-hop’s 50th anniversary, with appearances by some of the music genre’s pioneers and stars.
Hip-hop, the most popular genre in America, turns 50 this August.
Female rappers have been a part of hip-hop since its debut.
In the five decades since hip-hop emerged out of New York City, it has spread around the country and the world.
Remember the first rap song you heard.