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From Gangsta Rap to Despicable Me: A Short Guide to The Neptunes and Pharrell Williams

The Neptunes have influenced the sound of 21st century pop as much as anyone else. Check out our short guide to Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo’s production team!

WOMEN IN ROCK no.6: Siouxsie Sioux

Our sixth Women In Rock profile looks at Siouxsie Sioux, the High Priestess of British punk and a key influence on goth and post-punk.

WOMEN IN ROCK no.5: Exene Cervenka

Our latest Women In Rock profile looks at Exene Cervenka, creative engine of L.A. punk pioneers X, latterly Auntie Christ and The Knitters, and also a successful multi-media artist in her own right.

WOMEN IN ROCK no.4: Debbie Harry

The frontwoman of Blondie and a rock icon in her own right, we look at Debbie Harry for this month’s Women In Rock feature.

WOMEN IN ROCK no.3: Kathleen Hanna

The third edition of our Women In Rock series looks at the iconic Kathleen Hanna – a figurehead of Riot Grrrl and the founder of Bikini Kill, Le Tigre and The Julie Ruin.

WOMEN IN ROCK no.2: PJ Harvey

Our monthly Women In Rock feature looks at PJ Harvey as her debut album ‘Dry’ celebrates its 25th anniversary.