On the hundredth International Women’s Day, we bring you a playlist full of songs by (or about) strong women. Full respect to the sisters!

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Ms Dynamite – It Takes More

Lauryn Hill − Doo Wop (That Thing)

Shadia Mansour – El Kofeyye Arabeyye

Queen Latifah – U.N.I.T.Y.

2Pac – Keep Ya Head Up

MC Lyte – Cha Cha Cha

The Promise – Tracy Chapman

Lowkey – Something Wonderful

Erykah Badu – Cleva

Ghostface Killah – All That I Got Is You

Kanye West-Hey Mama

Jean Grae – My Story

Game Over remix – Female Takeover

Alicia Keys – A Woman’s Worth

Jill Scott – Golden

Neneh Cherry – Buffalo Stance

Mz Bratt – Who Do You Think You Are?

Talib Kweli – For Women