Dead Prez Dead Prez, stylized as dead prez, is a hip hop duo from the United States, composed of stic.man and M-1, formed in 1996 in New York City. They are known for their confrontational style, combined with socialist lyrics focused on both militant social justice and Pan-Africanism. The duo maintains an ethical stance against corporate control over the media, especially hip hop record labels.
Beyonce Born September 4, 1981 in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé has become one of the most widely recognized and highly respected women in pop culture. She established herself as a founding member and front woman of Destiny's Child and later developed into an iconic solo artist, actress, philanthropist and businesswoman.
Mystikal Michael Lawrence Tyler (born September 22, 1970), better known by his stage name Mystikal, is an American rapper, and actor from New Orleans. A Persian Gulf war veteran who rose to stardom as a protégé of the rap impresario Master P, Tyler combined powerful, passionate vocals that would range from a conspiratorial whisper to vein-popping screams in the course of a few words...
Gavlyn The 23-year-old L.A.-based rapper GAVLYN has been rapping since 2006. She`s a member of the Movement Organized Threat and Broken Complex which supports artists on an international scale and aims to give Hip Hop music a fresh, poetic and timeless touch.....
Ice Cube O'Shea Jackson, born June 15, 1969, better known by his stage name Ice Cube, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, screenwriter, film producer, and director. He began his career as a member of the C.I.A. and later joined the rap group N.W.A. After leaving N.W.A in December 1989,he built a successful solo career in music, and also as a writer, director, actor and producer in cinema.
Triple C's Triple C's, also known as Carol City Cartel, is a Southern hip hop group founded by Rick Ross. It includes members Gunplay from Miami, Torch (born Kevin Belnavis) from the Bronx, New York, and Young Breed.
Cypress Hill Cypress Hill is an American hip hop group from South Gate, California. Cypress Hill was the first Cuban-American/Latino hip hop group to have platinum and multi-platinum albums, selling over 18 million albums worldwide. It is one of the most well-known groups in West Coast rap and Hip Hop in general and was critically acclaimed for their first two groundbreaking albums.
Smif N Wessun Smif-n-Wessun (aka Cocoa Brovaz) is a hip hop duo consisting of members Tek (Tekomin Williams) and Steele (Darrell Yates). Smif-n-Wessun comprise two-eighths of the Brownsville, Brooklyn supergroup Boot Camp Clik, with Buckshot, Heltah Skeltah and O.G.C. Both members are known for their Jamaican Patois during their raps...
Ryan Leslie Anthony Ryan Leslie, known professionally as Ryan Leslie, (born September 25, 1977) is an American record producer, multi-instrumentalist, rapper, entrepreneur, and singer. Founder of the media company NextSelection Lifestyle Group, Leslie has produced singles for a number of artists in a variety of genres ranging from R&B/Hip-Hop to Pop to Gospel.
N*E*R*D N.E.R.D. (the acronym of No One Ever Really Dies, stylized as N*E*R*D) is an American rock, funk, and hip hop band. Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo were signed by Teddy Riley to Virgin Records as a duo, The Neptunes.
FiNaTTicZ The Finatticz, a hip-hop rap group straight outta the eastside of Los Angeles, CA.. Formed back in 2009.. The Finatticz represent that original west coast gangster style rap, with a new school swag and flavor. Exhibited through their fashion, and live show performance.
Mobb Deep An American Hip-Hop duo from Queensbridge, New York, that consists of Havoc and Prodigy. The duo is one of the most critically acclaimed hardcore East Coast Hip-Hop groups. The duo is best known for its hardcore delivery as exemplified by the single "Shook Ones Pt. II".
Wiz Khalifa In 2005 Wiz released his first mixtape, “Prince of the City: Welcome to Pistolvania.” The mixtape was quickly accepted by the local scene and began to gain buzz outside of Pittsburgh. Wiz soon dropped “Show and Prove,” which Okayplayer.com claimed was “arguably the best album of the year.”... A deal with Warner Bros. Records soon followed.
EVE Eve Jihan Jeffers (born November 10, 1978)is an American rapper-songwriter, record producer and actress. Her first three albums have sold over 8 million copies worldwide. She has also achieved success in fashion with her clothing line, Fetish. She is the inaugural winner of the Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration in 2002 for the song "Let Me Blow Ya Mind", with Gwen Stefani.
Shawty Lo Carlos Walker (born March 31, 1976), better known by his stage name Shawty Lo, is an American rapper, founder of D4L Records, and member of hip hop group D4L. His first solo album, Units in the City, was released on February 26, 2008. On June 8, 2011 he signed his label D4L Records to 50 Cent's, G-Unit Records.
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.
Wale Wale Victor Folarin (born Olubowale Victor Akintimehin in September 21, 1984), better known by his stage name Wale, is an American rapper from Washington, D.C.In 2008, Wale signed to Interscope Records.His debut album Attention Deficit was released in 2009 with the singles "Chillin", "Pretty Girls", and "World Tour".
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Bone Thugs-n-Harmony is an American hip hop group from the Glenville section of Cleveland, Ohio. They are best known for their fast-paced rapping style and harmonizing vocals. In 1997, the group was awarded the Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance with their song "Tha Crossroads". Since its conception in the early 1990s the group has been honored with numerous other awards.
Pusha T Terrence Thornton (born May 14, 1977)better known by his stage name Pusha T is an American recording artist, one half of the critically acclaimed hip hop duo Clipse along with his brother Gene "No Malice" Thornton. He is also the co-founder and co-chief executive officer (CEO) of Re-Up Records along with his aforementioned brother. In September 2010, he announced his signing to Kanye West's GOOD Music label...