Iconic all-female rap trio Salt-N-Pepa have been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame!
The group who discovered world success within the 80s and 90s with songs like “Shoop”, “Whatta Man”, “Push It” and lots of extra, acquired the two, 738th star on the well-known boulevard.
Throughout their acceptance speech, Cheryl “Salt” James spoke of the “girls who got here earlier than” and “all of the sturdy girls” who paved the way in which in a male-dominated trade.
She went on to remind all girls to “push it” and preserve going regardless of the obstacles:
“The ladies who’ve endured misogyny on this trade, however in some way discover a solution to persevere, the ladies behind the scenes who by no means get to shine, girls who’re missed and underestimated, simply carry on pushing it.”
Sandra “Pepa” Denton highlighted how their very own group “went towards all odds, towards all trials and tribulations, turbulence” however stayed centered and stored going too.
Amongst their many accomplishments, Salt-N-Pepa had been the primary feminine rap act in historical past to win a Grammy!
Take a look at their full speech under:
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