BB Queen | EW.com

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Queen With her old-school sensibility and a DJ's appreciation for what makes bodies move, Philly's Bahamadia is a hip-hop rarity — an under-hyped MC....Queen With her old-school sensibility and a DJ's appreciation for what makes bodies move, Philly's Bahamadia is a hip-hop rarity — an under-hyped MC....2000-07-28
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Queen

Lead Performer: Bahamadia BB; Producer (group): GoodVibe

With her old-school sensibility and a DJ’s appreciation for what makes bodies move, Philly’s Bahamadia is a hip-hop rarity — an under-hyped MC. The snare-tight EP BB Queen, her first release since 1996, is well crafted, smart, and ultra-danceable. ”Special Forces” is the most effective multi-MC throw-down since ”Scenario,” and ”Beautiful Things” is a rare plea for positivity that won’t send you running to the skip button. Now, if she could just be half as prolific as DMX… B+