Geto Boys (LABEL:Major) Geto Boys (originally spelled Ghetto Boys) are a rap group from Houston, Texas, consisting of Scarface, Willie D, and Bushwick Bill. The Geto Boys have earned notoriety for their lyrics which cover controversial topics such as misogyny, gore, psychotic experiences, and necrophilia.
Cassidy (LABEL:Major) Barry Adrian Reese better known by his stage name Cassidy, is an American rapper.After being noticed for his amazing freestyle capabilities Cassidy was signed To Ruff Ryders & bestfriends Swizz Beatz label Full Surface. On November 29, 2003 Cassidy released his first major single "Hotel" whiched featured R. Kelly it reached the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100.
Jibbs (LABEL:Major) Jovan Campbell (born November 13, 1990), better known by his stage name Jibbs, is an American rapper. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, but raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He had one top ten single on the Billboard Hot 100, which was his debut single "Chain Hang Low". Jibbs' only other song that charted on the Billboard Hot 100 is "King Kong" (featuring Chamillionaire).
Kelis (LABEL:Indie) Harlem-bred vocalist Kelis went to Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. 2 years later with the support of producers The Neptunes, she landed herself a recording deal. In mid-1999, Kelis was singing alongside rap troublemaker Ol’ Dirty Bastard on his cut "Got Your Money," and her signature Technicolor-spiraled afro & colorful style sparked critics' interests.
Young Chris (LABEL:Major) Young Chris (born Christopher F. Ries in 1983) is a Grammy nominated American rapper and songwriter. A member of Philadelphia rap duo Young Gunz, formerly signed to Roc-A-Fella records through Beanie Sigel’s State Property collective, early success included the hit single "Can't Stop, Won't Stop". He is currently signed to Universal Motown through producer/songwriter Rico Love’s label imprint Division1.
Ace Hood (LABEL:Major) Antoine McColister, (born May 11, 1988), better known by his stage name Ace Hood, is an American rapper. He was born in Port St. Lucie, Fl while being raised in Broward County, Florida, he is signed to DJ Khaled's label We the Best Music Group and Cash Money Records. he is formerly signed to Def Jam Recordings.
Laze & Royal (LABEL:Major) Laze & Royal is an Alternative Hip-Hop duo from Hollywood, CA. The group is made up of 23-year old twin brothers, Bennett "Laze" Armstrong and Justyn "Royal" Armstrong. Laze & Royal originally started as a group named 2XL which was later renamed Hollywood High School which was finally changed to "Laze & Royal.
Spice 1 (LABEL:Indie) Robert L. Green, Jr., better known by his stage name Spice 1, is an American rapper born in Corsicana, Texas. He has consistently been releasing solo and group albums since 1992. Spice 1 was ranked number 56 in The Source magazine's Top 115 Hip-Hop Artists from 1988–2003. His self-titled debut was also listed in The Source's 100 Best Rap Albums.
David Banner (LABEL:Major) 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.
Marvin Lawrence (LABEL:Indie) Central Florida’s 21 year old new rising star Marvin Lawrence is spreading his talent through a fresh exciting new style that many artists have not yet thought to approach in Hip Hop. His inspirations have come from the many different styles and genre of music and people including Michael Jackson Journey and his father Anthony Lawrence which have molded him into the ingenious artist he is today.
Smif N Wessun (LABEL:Indie) 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...
Trick Daddy (LABEL:Major) Young began rapping in the 1990s under the alias "Trick Daddy Dollars" and appeared on the track "Scarred" by former 2 Live Crew member Luther "Luke" Campbell from Luke's 1996 album Uncle Luke. The song became a hit and immediately caught the attention of fans and record producers alike.
Bizzy Bone (LABEL:Major) Discovered by Eazy E, Bizzy Bone would go on to change the game forever with the multi platinum selling group Bone Thugs N Harmony. Never before had this hybrid of styles been accomplished in music, transcending the current styles of East Coast and West Coast hip-hop with their own "Midwest sound". Bizzy Bone is also one of the only people alive to make music with both Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G.
Coolio (LABEL:Major) Coolio, the multi-talented Grammy Award winning and multi-platinum selling artists, composer and actor, is one of the most popular and successful
Rappers worldwide. To date, Coolio has sold over 30 million records globally and has performed in concerts to adoring fans in Africa, Israel, Russia, Japan, Thailand, Brazil, Australia, and Turkey and throughout Europe.
Omarion (LABEL:Major) An American R&B singer, actor, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and former lead singer of the R&B group, B2K. Omarion was spotted at a young age by a manager, Christopher B. Stokes...This led to forming the group B2K, which disbanded after being successful for a few years. His third album Ollusion was released January 12, 2010 with the lead single I Get It In.
Tinie Tempah (LABEL:Major) Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu is an English rapper. He made his first mixtape in 2007; his first album, Disc-Overy, debuted at number one in October 2010 and was preceded by two number-one singles.Tempah released his debut single "Pass Out" with Parlophone on 28 February 2010, with it entering the UK Singles Chart at number 1. Selling just over 92,000 copies, making this his first number 1 which it remained for two consecutive weeks.
Birdman (LABEL:Major) When Brian “Baby” Williams hit the music industry in 1997, neither the critics, fans, nor Baby himself ever imagined that the rap industry would have allowed him and the Cash Money Millionaires to play a significant role in the signature sound that is now known as the Dirty South.
Das EFX (LABEL:Unsigned) 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.
Shawty Lo (LABEL:Indie) 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.
Afroman (LABEL:Indie) Joseph Edgar Foreman (born July 28, 1974), better known by his stage name Afroman, is an American rapper who came to prominence with his singles "Because I Got High" and "Crazy Rap". "Because I Got High" circulated around the Internet before becoming a hit worldwide. He was nominated for a Grammy award in 2002.
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