( Hip Hop Honey ) Karrine Steffans – Superhead:Karrine Steffans or Superhead whatever you wanna caller her. Long as you know to call her beautiful. She has pictures all over the internet. Most likely every hip hop site calls her Superhead first. But now as a well known author she is called Karrine Steffans. She has come out with a few book and has made her stamp with them. But she is way more the a hip hop video model.
Karrine Steffans (born August 24, 1978) is an American author, most notably of the Vixen series of books. She has worked as an actress and as a hip hop model, having appeared in more than 20 music videos, many by multiplatinum-selling rap artists. In 2007 and 2008, Steffans visited a number of college campuses to speak about her involvement in the hip-hop industry and its expectations of women.
When she was 17, Steffans moved in with rapper Nathaniel Wilson, better known as Kool G Rap, with whom she had a son. Their relationship was “tumultuous”, and Steffans says she left for Los Angeles to protect her son after physical abuse landed her in the hospital. Steffans’ relationship with Kool G introduced her to the growing Hip hop music industry. After moving to Los Angeles, friends she had made in the industry through acquaintances of Kool G began showing her the ropes. She made her video model debut at the age of 21, appearing in Jay-Z’s “Hey Papi” video in 1999. Steffans has also worked in videos with R. Kelly, LL Cool J and Mystikal.
In April 2006, Steffans appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show in a segment titled “Smart Women on ‘Stupid Girls’ – Guests discuss the objectification of women”. Steffans discussed how she had suffered sexual abuse as a child, and how she allowed herself to be sexually exploited in order to obtain work in music videos.
In 2004, after her appearance in A Man Apart, Steffans modelled for Smooth magazine’s ‘Hollywood Swimsuit’ issue, and appeared on its cover the following year in conjunction with the release of her first book. In 2007, Karrine Steffans appeared in an exclusive photo-layout and on the cover of King magazine.