Jay-Z Meets with Lady Sovereign
The self-proclaimed “white midget” known as Lady Sovereign — the UK’s first white female rapper to bling up Britain — is reportedly in talks with Jay-Z. According to NME.com, Sovereign met with Jay-Z in New York, and after hearing Lady freestyle a few verses, Jay vowed to get her in the studio ASAP. Sovereign is slated to work with Missy Elliot and the Neptunes, hip-hop’s current production powerhouses. Lady Sovereign’s first U.S. single is going to come out on Chocolate Industries and was remixed by Ad Rock of the Beastie Boys.
Read more about Lady Sovereign and the U.K. grime scene in the August issue of Spin.
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