Nicki Minaj has secured her position as the female rapper with the most number-one albums on Billboard. Her original 2010 Pink Friday album and its 2012 follow-up, “Roman Reloaded,” Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). achieved the top spot on the chart. Before Pink Friday […]

Stepping into the rap game at just 14 years old with her hit song ‘Roxanne’s Revenge’, our next guest is undoubtedly a hip hop OG! Roxanne Shante joins the Rickey Smiley Morning Show to talk career, biopic, and more. She takes us all the way to the start of her rap journey, describing living in […]

The portrayal of Dr. Dre in Michel’le‘s highly anticipated and controversial film, “Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Me,” ignited a lot of conversation about his abusive behavior toward women. While it is common knowledge that some of the men of N.W.A and that era in general were notorious women abusers, not every female artist had […]


Lil Kim is celebrating her 41st birthday today, so it’s only right that we join in on the festivities. We already know what the woman…