These are the most beautiful women in hip hop videos — of all time!
Notable Videos: Jay Z ft. Memphis Bleek and Amil – “Hey Papi,” Mystikal ft. Pharrell – “Shake Ya Ass,” R.Kelly – “Feelin' on Yo Booty”
Former stripper/adult entertainer/Mrs. Kool G Rap, Steffans has appeared in videos from rap superstars such as R. Kelly, LL Cool J and Mystikal. In 2005, she released the tell-all Confessions of a Video Vixen, in which she detailed liaisons with everyone from Jay-Z to Shaquille O'Neal. She also had a relationship with Bill Maher, of all people. Gross.
Notable Video: A$AP Rocky – “Purple Swag”
White girl with a hardcore gold grill, “Anna” has only appeared in one video: A$AP Rocky's “Purple Swag.” She caused controversy for lip-synching along to the lyrics, including an n-bomb. Rocky himself defended Anna.
8. Rosa Acosta
Notable Videos: C-Po – “Hold It Down,” Busta Rhymes – “I Got Bass,” 50 Cent – “Funeral Music”
Acosta dances, acts, models and produces workout videos. Her stretching vids are pretty popular. The well-rounded Acosta also performed as a ballerina in her native Dominican Republic and was nominated for a state award in the field of Cultural Development.
Notable Videos: Petey Pablo- “Freek-a-Leek,” Kanye West – “The New Workout Plan,” Ludacris-“Number One Spot,” Nelly – “Shake Ya Tailfeather”
This Miamian of ample assets broke through in the video for Petey Pablo's “Freek-a-Leek.” The list of artists she has worked with includes Will Smith, Kanye West, Ludacris, Nelly and Juelz Santana. She retired from the video game in 2007 in order to focus on starting a family. More recently, she has focused acting and a T-shirt line with clothing brand TITS.
6. Keyshia Dior
Notable Videos: Timberland ft. Drake – “Say Something,” Birdman ft. Drake and Lil Wayne – “4 My Town,” Young Money ft. Lloyd – “BedRock,” Young Jeezy ft. Plies – “Lose My Mind”
The second Miami native in a row on our list, Dior rocks a mohawk and edgier fashion sense than her traditional hip-hop video counterparts.
5. Gloria Velez
Notable Videos: Jay-Z ft. UGK – “Big Pimpin',” The Game ft. Kanye West – “Wouldn't Get Far,” DMX ft. Sisqo “What These Bitches Want,” Jagged Edge ft. Nelly “Where the Party At”
This New York-born and Florida-raised Latina beauty signed to Elite Modeling Agency at the age of 15, performed as a dancer for N*SYNC and Sisqo and appeared on Chappelle's Show. She is undoubtedly best known for being the fair-haired knockout in the cowboy hat in Hype Williams's vid for Jay-Z's “Big Pimpin'.” Glo, as she is known, also raps herself and recently caused controversy with her Nicki Minaj diss track “Roger That.”
Notable Videos: Usher ft. Lil Jon and Ludacris – “Yeah!,” Sisqo – “Thong Song,” R. Kelly – “Happy People”
Another veteran of the “Big Pimpin'” clip, Ford has West African and Northern European blood and hails from Toronto. She has achieved some acting success on TV in Showtime's series Soul Food, in which she plays a character named “Hoochie Mama.” Ford studied forensic psychology at York University, with an eye to profiling sex offenders.
Notable Videos: Snoop Dogg ft. Pharrell – “Drop It Like it's Hot,” Common ft. Lily Allen – “Drivin' Me Wild,” T.I. – “What You Know
Fresh-faced London is perhaps the most widely-known vixen on this list. She has also appeared in films like ATL and I Love You, Beth Cooper, and a brief arc as one of Turtle's love interests on Entourage. In real life, she is mother to Lil Wayne's son Cameron Carter.
2. Daphne Joy
Notable Videos: E-40 ft. Akon – “Wake It Up,” Flo Rida ft. will.i.am – “In the Ayer,” Rihanna ft. Ne-Yo – “Hate That I Love You”
A petite-but-gorgeous Filipina/Boricua, Joy featured on MTV's Nick Cannon Presents Wild 'N Out and can be seen in countless print ads and campaigns.
Notable Videos: Chris Brown – “Wall to Wall,” Snoop Dogg ft. R.Kelly – “That's That,” R. Kelly ft. T.I. and T-Pain- “I'm a Flirt (Remix)”
A Brazilian bombshell with a brain, Medeiros originally moved from Rio de Janeiro to the States in order to pursue a medical degree. Her voluptuous figure and good looks led her to try modeling, and she moved on to music videos from there. She also has tried her hand at acting in independent films and Law & Order.
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