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Women Who Rock: Greatest Breakthrough Moments

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1985 Roxanne Shanté, a fourteen-year-old homegirl from the Queens projects, writes the hip-hop hit "Roxanne's Revenge"


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An answer record to UTFO's "Roxanne, Roxanne," it introduces one of the toughest voices hip-hop has ever heard.


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