Remy Ma is nearly two decades into her career and her stock has never been higher. She's collaborating with everyone from A$AP Ferg to Mariah Carey. Between "Love + Hip Hop," last year's song of the summer contender "All the Way Up" and her scathing 7-minute Nicki Minaj diss "shETHER," Remy has improbably reasserted herself as one of the most significant rappers in New York City.

Let's explore the opening stages of Remy's career. Click through the image gallery to listen to a handful of her best verses, songs, & moments from 2000 to 2006.