89. Nicki Minaj
Age (circa 2009): 24
Lauryn Hill is strung out, Lil' Kim is dancing with the stars, Foxy Brown is deaf (what? she's not deaf anymore?) and Lil' Mama is, well, Lil' Mama. Holding the torch for female rap is Weezy's newest Young Money signee, the so-sexy-she-might-be-edible Queens representative Nicki Minaj.
Bringing her curves (and mic skills) all around this glorious nation on Lil' Wayne's Young Money Music Festival.