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DonMonique Is Changing the Brooklyn Rap Game
Contemporary rappers that paying tribute to New York City’s classic sound aren’t exactly rare or far between. What is rare, though, is to hear a cool old-school sound paired with a woman’s voice.
That’s exactly what DonMonique has done and its helped her stand out from the crowd. A native of Brooklyn, the rapper reminds us of Lil’ Kim and Foxy Brown, but she’s definitely got a style that is totally her own.
Her 2015 debut EP, Thirst Trap, is a tribute to bad-ass ladies, independence and the fact that she doesn’t need anyone’s approval (“I’m a sweet bitch but don’t call me sweetie,” she spits on “ION”),