Salt N’ Pepa

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From Queens to rap royalty, the duo of Cheryl “Salt” James and Sandra “Pepa” Denton have pushed it real good as a trailblazing duo that changed the game for women in hip-hop. In the golden age of the genre that they helped put on the music map, they became, quite simply, the First Ladies of Hip-Hop. Credited for bringing fun fashion and femininity to hip hop, their unique and authentic style made women pay attention. Everyone could relate to these round the way girls.

  • 2022 Hollywood Walk of Fame Inductees
  • Deemed the First ladies of hip hop
  • First Female Rap group to achieve Gold and Platinum Status
  • First Female Rap group to win a Grammy Award
  • First to achieve international success
  • Highest selling female rap group of their time
  • Over 15M records sold worldwide
  • 2021 Recording Academy – Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
  • 2021 Lifetime Biopic – #1 scripted program on TV weekend of original broadcast
  • 2023 Commemorates – 30th Anniversary of Very Necessary Album (Certified 5x Platinum)