Oprah and Salt-N-Pepa with Spinderella

Photo: George Burns/Harpo Studios

10 of 15
 
They may go by Salt, Pepa and Spinderella on stage, but offstage they're better known as DeeDee, Cheryl and Sandy. "We call [Sandy] Pepa when she's going 'Pepa crazy,'" Cheryl jokes.

Watch Salt-N-Pepa discuss bad hairstyles and dream duets backstage Watch  

When these women founded Salt-N-Pepa, they say they were following their passion, but they never expected to change the face of hip-hop.

"I always believed in Salt-N-Pepa, and I feel like the fact that we believed and we were so focused, it propelled us forward and it shifted the atmosphere," Cheryl says. "I think everything just moved out of the way for us to put our energy out there and inspire women."
PREVIOUS | NEXT
FROM: Stevie Nicks, Joan Jett, Salt-N-Pepa, Pat Benatar: Rock Goddesses
Published on April 13, 2011

NEXT STORY

Next Story

Comment

LONG FORM
ONE WORD