It was one of the first albums to be released by an all-female rap group. But that song and their album deal was something neither had imagined. They had to push past what people thought a hip-hop group was in a male-dominated industry. He grabbed the hand with the iron in it and was pushing [it] toward my face.
VOWS; Sandra Denton and Anthony Criss
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She was the youngest of eight children, and she lived on a farm with her grandmother until she was 6 years old. She then moved to the borough of Queens in New York City, where her parents had moved three years earlier and her older siblings had gradually followed. She eventually graduated from high school in Queens and enrolled in nursing courses at Queensborough Community College. While in college, Denton met fellow student Cheryl James. The two became fast friends and also began working part-time at a Sears department store. There they met aspiring producer Hurby "Luv Bug" Azor, who asked the two young women to rap on a song he was putting together. The result, titled "The Show Stopper," was released as a single in and became an underground hit.
Sandra "Pepa" Denton
She is peppery, and he seems treacherous. Although they live in a big red-brick house full of sunlight and modern art in Morristown, N. Denton, who raps about strong, spiritual, sexy women, is at least as macho as he is. She has a tattoo of a scorpion crawling up her chest. If she's in a bar with friends, they usually close the place.
They were signed to Next Plateau Records and released their single " Push It " in , which hit number one in three countries and became a top 10 or top 20 hit in various countries. Salt-N-Pepa have sold over 15 million records worldwide,  making them one of the best-selling rap acts of all time, male or female. The group has been nominated for a Grammy Award several times. The pair became close friends and co—workers at Sears.