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If you can’t take the heat, get outta the kitchen and get on the dancefloor! In this latest podcast of Turn The Beat Around we celebrate International Woman’s Day with a selection of the best Hip Hop MCs and Fly Girls from the Acid House era. Featuring tracks from female rap pioneers Salt n Pepa and Queen Latifah right through to acid house classics from The Beatmaster with the Cookie Crew, Betty Boo and Yazz. Love to hear Hip Hop MCs and Fly Girls? Turn The Beat Around

Show originally aired on International Woman’s Day, 8 March 2019

Songs Played;

  1. DOIN’ THE DO Betty Boo 1990
  2. EXPRESSION Salt ‘n’ Pepa 1992
  4. ROK DA HOUSE The Beatmasters feat. The Cookie Crew 1987
  5. GET IN THE GROOVE Wee Papa Girl Rappers 1990
  6. FROM A WHISPER TO A SCREAM Mel & Kim 1987
  7. SUCKER DJ Dimples D 1990
  8. WHAT’S GOING ON MEKON? Mekon feat. Roxanne Shante 1995
  9. GOT TO GET Rob ‘n’ Raz feat. Leila K 1989
  10. SHOCKED (DNA Mix) Kylie Minogue feat. Jazzi P 1991
  11. PUMP IT (NICE AN’ HARD) Icy Blu 1991
  12. TOUCH ME (ALL NIGHT LONG) Wish & Fonda Rae 1984
  13. FLY GIRL Queen Latifah 1991
  14. BUFFALO STANCE Neneh Cherry 1989
  15. GOT A LOVE FOR YOU Jomanda 1990
  16. DON’T WALK AWAY Jade 1992
  17. IT’S A SHAME (MY SISTER) Monie Love feat. True Image 1990
  18. FEEL THE RHYTHM Jazzi P 1990
  19. THE ONLY WAY IS UP Yazz & The Plastic Population 1988
  20. HEY MUSIC LOVER S’Xpress 1989
  21. PEOPLE HOLD ON Coldcut feat. Lisa Stansfield 1989
  22. GIPSY WOMAN Crystal Waters 1991
  23. THE SLIGHTEST TOUCH Five Star 1987
  24. GET UP (BEFORE THE NIGHT IS OVER) Technotronic feat. Ya Kid K 1989


About the author: Robbie


Robbie started spinning records as soon as he was tall enough to reach the turntable on top of the family stereo. At the age of 12, a career in radio was forged on community station Gippsland FM where he hosted a variety of shows including The Driving Force, an early morning breakfast slot and late night specialist music show, 45RPM. Robbie returned to his passion here at JOY 94.9 in 2013 as presenter of Turn The Beat Around.


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