Understatement: Being a woman in the world of hip hop isn't always easy. Just watch Fuse's upcoming scripted series The Hustle, which features a female A&R exec trying to break an up-and-coming rap duo.
But what's the struggle like in real life? Recently Fuse has sat down with hip hop and R&B artists like Nicki Minaj, Keri Hilson, Kitty, Starshell and Karmin. In the video above, you'll see they've all got their own stories to tell.
Then, if you want to hear more about the strongest woman on The Hustle, check out our interview with Erica Dickerson, the actress who plays her.