Get to know Snow
Who: Claudia Feliciano, better known as Snow Tha Product
Where she's from: San Jose and San Diego, Calif.
Where she lives: Fort Worth
What she does: rapper
Who she likes: Lauryn Hill, Eminem, Missy Elliott, Ludacris, Lil Wayne, Drake, Big Pun, 2Pac, Notorious BIG
What's the deal: Through a series of mixtapes and videos for tracks like Drunk Love and Holy S--t, Snow Tha Product has built up buzz in the world of hip-hop. That could spill over into the mainstream with the upcoming release of her debut album on Atlantic.
What's her latest release: Unorthodox (mixtape) Download it at indy.livemixtapes.com/download/14509/snow_tha_product_unorthodox_5.html
What's next: Another mixtape, Good Nights and Bad Mornings, drops in September.
Who she's up against: There's a whole new generation of female rappers with names like Azealia Banks and Kreayshawn. Snow doesn't necessarily appreciate the company. Says Snow, "I feel the re-emergence of females in rap discredits some of us because it looks like 'there's just another one. She just got signed because she's female.'"