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Queen Latifah's classic hit “Ladies First” turns 28 this month during RMC 2017

Kai Acevedo

 // Oct 5, 2017

This month will be one to remember for Queen Latifah. October 2017 will see the hip hop legend and Hollywood power player not only be honored with the REVOLT Icon Award at the forthcoming fourth annual REVOLT Music Conference (RMC), but also find Latifah’s classic song, “Ladies First” turning the big 2-8.

“A woman can bear you, break you, take you / Now it's time to rhyme, can you relate to / A sister dope enough to make you holler and scream,” rapped the Queen on the single from her debut album, All Hail the Queen. Featuring another hip hop foremother, Monie Love - who unveiled the news of the song's 28th anniversary to REVOLT - the female empowerment record has made it onto many “All-Time Best Of” lists over the years.

"Ladies First" was recorded 28 years ago in Manhattan at Calliope Studios, on the very same weekend as the Revolt Music Conference," says Love.

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Catch Queen Latifah, as well as Ms. Lauryn Hill, Kevin Liles, Allen Hughes, King Combs and many others as they take over Miami October 12-15 for this years REVOLT Music Conference. Registration packages for the 2017 REVOLT Music Conference are now on sale at REVOLTMusicConference.com. Join the #REVOLTMusicConference conversation on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter @REVOLTtv.

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