Das EFX Das EFX is an American hip hop duo. It consists of emcees Skoob (also known as Books, born William "Willie" Hines, November 27, 1970) and Dray (also known as Krazy Drayzy, born Andre Weston, September 9, 1970). They rose to popularity in the early 1990s due to their affiliation with EPMD's Hit Squad and the duo's stream of consciousness lyrical delivery, which became one of the most influential lyrical styles in hip hop music during the early 1990s.
Jae Millz Since partnering with superstar Lil Wayne, Millz has been featured on several Young Money tracks including the smash hit, “Every Girl” that peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard charts. The New York rapper has also been performing coast-to-coast with YME on the America’s Most Wanted and I Am Music tours.
Slick Rick Born to Jamaican parents in South Wimbledon, London, on January 14, 1965, Slick Rick, born Ricky Martin Lloyd Walters, who has always been considered ahead of his time, is the most successful British-American rapper in music history. Brilliant word play, the effort-less ability to bring life to the stories he rhymed about, dead on pop-culture references and hilarious one-liners make him the wittiest rapper of all time.
Maino Maino (born Jermaine Coleman on August 30, 1973) is an American rapper from Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, New York. After splitting with Universal Records, Atlantic Records signed him and took in his Hustle Hard imprint in 2007. He released his first single "Hi Hater" in 2008.
Immortal Technique Felipe Andres Coronel (born February 19, 1978), better known by the stage name Immortal Technique, is an American rapper of Afro-Peruvian descent as well as an urban activist. He was born in Lima, Peru and raised in Harlem, New York. Most of his lyrics focus on controversial issues in global politics. The views expressed in his lyrics are largely commentary on issues such as class struggle, poverty, religion, government and institutional racism.
RZA Robert Fitzgerald Diggs, better known by his stage name RZA (born July 5, 1969), is an American Grammy-winning music producer, multi-instrumentalist, author, emcee, and occasional actor, director, and screenwriter. A prominent figure in hip hop, RZA is a member of the Wu-Tang Clan.He has produced almost all of Wu-Tang Clan's albums as well as many Wu-Tang solo and affiliate projects.
Digital Underground Digital Underground was an alternative rap group from Oakland, California. Their personnel steadily changed and rotated along with each album and tour.Digital Underground's leader was Greg "Shock G" Jacobs...Shock G formed the group in 1987 with Jimi "Chopmaster J" Dright of Berkeley, California, and Tampa hip-hop radio deejay Kenneth "Kenny-K" Waters.
R. Kelly Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967), better known by his stage name R. Kelly, is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. Often referred to as the King of R&B, Kelly is recognized as one of the most successful R&B artists of all-time.
Mann Dijon Thames Shariff (born July 17, 1991), better known by his stage name Mann, is an American hip-hop artist and rapper from West Los Angeles, California, signed to J.R. Rotem's Beluga Heights Records. "Buzzin" immediately took the world by storm and rapper 50 Cent decided to jump on the track for an official remix. Within one week the remix video garnered over 3.5 million views.
Chiddy Bang Chiddy Bang is an alternative hip hop duo from Philadelphia. The group consists of Chidera "Chiddy" Anamege and Noah "Xaphoon Jones" Beresin.The duo was introduced through former band member Zachary Sewall in late 2008 during their freshman year at Drexel University, in Noah's hometown of Philadelphia, PA. Their sound is based on the fusion of hip hop and alternative...
Machine Gun Kelly Richard Colson Baker (born April 22, 1990), better known by his stage name Machine Gun Kelly or MGK, is an American rapper from Shaker Heights, Ohio, signed to Bad Boy and Interscope Records.His stage name was given for his rapid-fire lyrical flow and is a reference to notorious criminal George "Machine Gun" Kelly.
Cash Out 21 year-old Fulton County, GA Native John “Ca$h Out” Gibson is living by a simple but weighty mantra; “bases loaded, get ready for something epic.” Having just been signed by legendary mogul/producer/ television personality Antonio “LA” Reid and Epic records, Ca$h Out already has a couple of homeruns in his stat sheet...
Philadelphia Freeway Leslie Edward Pridgen (born August 6, 1978), better known by his stage name Freeway, is an American rapper. Best known for his tenure on Roc-A-Fella Records and his affiliation with Jay-Z and Beanie Sigel...The record labels Freeway is now with are Rhymesayers Entertainment and G-Unit Philly.
Fashawn Fashawn's debut album, "Boys Meets World," was heralded by critics and fans alike as one of the best albums of 2009 for its gritty, street-wise and intelligent rhymes. Some even compared his introductory opus to Nas' brilliant "Illmatic." It was enough for XXL to name Fashawn to its list of hip-hop's best freshman.
David Banner Lavell Crump, born April 11, 1974, better known by his stage name David Banner, is an American rapper, record producer, and occasional actor. He started his music career as a member of the rap duo, Crooked Lettaz, before going solo in 2000 with the release entitled Them Firewater Boyz, Vol. 1.In 2003, Banner signed to Universal Records releasing four albums.
YelaWolf Michael Wayne Atha (born December 30, 1979), better known by his stage name Yelawolf, is an American rapper. He is currently signed to Shady Records, Ghet-O-Vision Entertainment and Interscope Records. He is currently managed by Jeremy "J Dot" Jones and Courtney Sills, key people of Redd Klay Entertainment.
Trina Katrina Laverne Taylor (born December 3, 1978),better known by her stage name Trina, is an American rapper, songwriter and model from Miami, Florida. Trina first gained notoriety in 1998 with her appearance on Trick Daddy's second studio album www.thug.com to the single "Nann Nigga". Since then she has released five moderately successful studio albums and has been named The Most Consistent Female Rapper of All-Time by XXL Magazine.