Each chapter starts with
a quote or a verse from women in hip hop ranging from Salt-N-Pepa to Wendy Williams to Kimora Lee Simmons to Queen Latifah
to Foxy Brown. Some are brilliant, some comedic, some ridiculous, but all are extremely relevant to the many sides of
the daily life of the characters of dare and your life too, surprisingly... Check it out!
Quote or Verse
“You know life is all about expression. You only live once, and you’re not coming back So
express yourself, yeah.”
--Salt N Pepa
"He loses because he never understood the game."
“Who you calling a bitch?”
thought I was a chick you would make your wife And now a bitch can’t even stay the night? I can’t even look
in your face without wanting to slap you.Damn. I thank God I ain’t get that tattoo
I say it again, I said it before Move out the way when I'm comin through the door Me, heavy? As Lyte as a Rock Guys
watch, even some of girls clock.”
-- MC Lyte
“The earrings I wear are called dolphins / Check the booty, yo
its kinda soft and/ If you touch, you livin in a coffin; word to mother!”
“It's finally my turn to rock the
mic/ Because my devastating beats I know you will like.”
got it hemmed. Mad methods to microphone mechanism /From Inner city curriculum / To cutting edge for heads / Like circumcisions
in ya mental zone."
"Chickenhead envy is not a pretty thing."
“It’s my beat.”
"When a new friend asked the other day if I'd ever been in love, I said without hesitation,
No.Cuz you know? Fuck him. And his fucking mirrors and smoke. Does he deserve a place in my
“I have 'em coming back Knocking on my door like Jehovahs.”
“I pulls up in my stretch/ Let my homegirls flex/ My 9-8 close and closer they
follow in my limo, /Laying CDs of when I used to HeeeHee.”
“Her blackness is fine, the blackness of
her skin / The blackness of her mind. / Her beauty cannot be measured / With standards of a colonized mind."
“I wear tight clothing and high heel shoes/ That doesn’t mean that I’m
“When I was in Harvard I smoked weed every day/ I cheated every test and snorted
all the yay / I got a def posse, you got a bunch of dudes/ I’ll sit right down on your face and take a shit!”
"Some girls on the mic/ Rap like virgins and get real tight/ But I get loose with the rhymes I produce."
“I will beat a bitch’s ass.”
"You say you're proud to be black
and then stand tall,/ But in the videos there ain't no sistas at all."
BWP (Bitches With Problems)
when we want and we love when they hate us.”
need no hateration, holleratin' in this dance for me.”
waiting on?/ Feel me, feel me, feel me.”
“If you wanna ride, it’s ok/ Keep
in mind that I don’t have all day/ Gotta hurry up before the night slips away/ Dontcha, dontcha, dontcha know.”
Lady May AKA Rhonda Robinson
"Me, the Rox, give up the box?So you can brag about it for the next six blocks?"
The Real Roxanne
“I'm the queen of rap and there is none higher /All you slut bag whores
should call me sire.”
“Bitches and niggas everyday are practicing to do my shit.Bitches
everyday are eying this number 1 spot.”
“I used to be afraid of the dick/ Now I
throw lips to the shit.”
“I'll be there for you, if somebody hurts you, Even if that somebody is
“It’s sad to see how one weekend could be like damn.”
"Keep a G on stash / No, I don’t mean cash."
Free AKA Marie Wright
or hate me? That is the question/ If you love me then thank you/ If you hate me then fuck you!”
“Now don't you understand, man, universal law/ What you throw out comes back to you, star./
Never underestimate those who you scar/ Cause karma, karma, karma comes back to you hard.”
“I seen a rainbow yesterday/ But too many storms have come and gone/ Leavin' a trace of not
one God-given ray/ Is it because my life is ten shades of grey?/ I pray all ten fade away./ Seldom praise Him for the sunny
Left Eye AKA Lisa Lopes, TLC
“The art of warfare is sprawled across
these pages / Transforming bloodshed into beauty / And raising the phoenix of forbidden expression – The real war
is in us.”
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