Posted on April 13 2018
Hip hop bling isn’t just for men anymore – as more women rise to stardom in the rap industry, so does the popularity of ladies bling. Women are looking to their favorite artists for inspiration, and as a symbol of power, makes a bold statement of confidence and control which is why Niv's Bling now offers hip hop unisex jewelry that anyone can have!
You don’t have to be a famous rapper to rock brilliant looking bling – cubic zirconia, a diamond look-alike, has made the style more affordable than ever before. At Niv’s Bling, our huge selection of gold plated CZ jewelry will have you feeling fierce without breaking the bank.
A Brief History of Women in Hip Hop
Nicki Minaj, Remy Ma, Missy Elliot, Queen Latifah – we know their names and love their sound, but how did the women of hip hop overcome sexism in the music industry to rise to the top of the charts?
Like the advertising and film industries, the hip hop industry is just as guilty of treating women as objects, particularly in music videos. Despite the popularity of the influential women of early rap like Lauryn Hill and Foxy Brown, rap has always been a boys’ club dominated by young men looking to prove their success and masculinity. But while women are still largely underrepresented in the industry compared to their male counterparts, we’re starting to see that change.
Female hip hop artists are reclaiming their bodies and their voices. And while women have always been important to hip hop, they’re just now starting to be recognized and rewarded for their contributions to pop culture. Women’s hip hop jewelry isn’t just nice to look at it and fun to wear – it’s a symbol of the struggles these women have had to overcome to get where they are today.
Why Women Wear Hip Hop Jewelry
For the most part, ladies bling carries a similar meaning to men’s hip hop jewelry. In addition to being a symbol of wealth and power, it’s also a symbol of overcoming oppression. For women of color, this has even greater meaning - not only does it mean fighting racial injustice, it means fighting against gender-based discrimination as well.
Today, many young girls also wear hip hop jewelry to attract attention. When you’re wearing bling, it’s hard not to – the shimmering gold and diamond studded pieces are stunning in the light, sparkling for all to see. But that doesn’t mean women’s hip hop accessories can’t be subtle, too. For some, a simple diamond tennis bracelet is plenty of flair. Ladies rapper bling can be mixed in matched in thousands of different ways to match whatever mood you’re feeling or whatever outfit you’re wearing.
Types of Hip Hop Girl Jewelry
Earrings and bracelets are the most popular types of hip hop girl jewelry, and the bigger and blingier, the better. Big golden hoops and shimmering iced out bracelets are among the hottest trends in hip hop right now. Streetwear style engagement rings are also huge right now, combining just the right amount of bling with the right amount of gracefulness. However, if you like more delicate jewelry, but still want a hint of hip hop in it we have you covered too.
You can stock up on all kinds of unisex hip hop jewelry at Niv’s Bling. We have head-turning iced out, rose gold, silver, and gold plated jewelry to match any taste at prices anyone can afford. We have over-sized jewelry that men love to wear and if you are comfortable to experiment with styles, or if you are a strong girl who wants to make a statement, you can browse our website and find what catches your eye. We also offer more delicate options to girls - these more traditional styles, such as Rings for Women, Gold, Silver and Gunmetal Rings, which are carefully blended with more subtle hip hop styles of jewelry. Whether you want to cover your arm in dazzling bracelets or just want to accent your outfit with a pair of diamond stud earrings, we’ve got you covered!
Hip Hop Jewelry for Both Men and Women
For the most part, hip hop jewelry is pretty gender neutral. While men tend to prefer chains and grillz and women tend to prefer earrings and bracelets, that doesn’t mean women can’t rock gold chains or iced out grillz too – just look at up and coming hip hop artist Young M.A. She takes the old-school masculine style and makes it her own. And that certainly doesn’t mean men don’t already rock diamond earrings and bracelets – hip hop style is truly universal.
Costume Hip Hop Jewelry For Girls
Many local clubs have hip hop themed nights, where clubbers are expected to show up decked out in their best bling. Unlike real diamond jewelry, costume hip hop jewelry for girls is far more affordable, so you can keep mixing it up week after week. Themed house parties are another place you’ll see a lot of costume hip hop blings for girls, but that doesn’t mean that these looks can’t be worn with everyday outfits as well.
Celebrity Ladies Bling
Celebrity hip hop artist Nicki Minaj is famous for her outrageous outfits. She’s always wearing something new and exciting on the red carpet, but one thing never changes – the amount of bling she wears! Nicki has always decked out in diamond studded rings, gold and silver bracelets, and large sparkling pendants. Women R&B stars like Beyoncé and Rihanna are also huge fans of female hip hop jewelry, sporting diamonds and large, eye-catching hoops.
The Future of Women in Hip Hop
The future for women in the hip hop and R&B scene looks bright. Year after year, more women are nominated and win prestigious industry awards and make it to the top of the charts. Gangster jewelry for girls remains and will always remain a huge part of hip hop culture, and continues to remind us how far the women of hip hop have come in such a short span of time. Hopefully, we continue to see the same growth of powerful women and rap and less objectification by men in the industry.
The Best Women’s Hip Hop Jewelry is at Niv’s Bling
If you’re looking to add some unique hip hop style to your everyday look or need some costume jewelry for an upcoming event, check out our website. Stocked with the latest trends at the lowest prices, you’re sure to find something that you love. You can feel confident that every piece of ladies hip hop accessories that you buy from Niv’s Bling is of the highest quality and is crafted with the utmost care. You won’t find any other hip hop jewelry retailer as dedicated to quality or as up to date on the hottest trends, so don’t wait any longer – buy some bling today!
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