Gwen Renée Stefani is an American singer-songwriter, fashion designer and actress. Stefani is the co-founder of and lead vocalist for the rock and ska band No Doubt. Stefani recorded Love. Angel. Music. Baby., her first solo album, in 2004.
L7, another riot girl band form the 90s pushed peoples idea of what a rock band was and shocked them with onstage performances during which the lead singer threw her used tampon into the audience. Today some people are stil surprised to see a woman with an instrument. The riot girl genre brought a lot of women into the music scene, but there was still an absence of voices other than middle class straight white women.
Aaliyah - One In A Million....Day#19...The first song and artist alphabetically on my Itunes... Would be this one. I love Aaliyah she was such a gorgeous woman and such a talented amazing singer and actress. She will always be one of my all time favorite female artists.