Young Clipp born Clifton Lamar Francis began his passion for hip-hop at the age of 14. This aspiring lyricist quickly formed a great bond with the talented music producer James Barber CEO of The Lion Cubs Inc. who happened to live in the very same apartment at the time on the second 64258oor in North Hollywood California. Around this time an artist-producer relationship had developed shaping this vibrant talented rapper into a solo Hip-Hop artist taking on the name: Young Clipp aka That Noho Kid. Young Clipp continually has a new approach in recording techniques and vocal sound design
Royce Da 5'9 (LABEL:Unsigned) Ryan Montgomery (born July 5, 1977) is an MC known by his stage name Royce Da 5'9". He is known for his early association with Eminem and subsequent solo career, during which he has released three studio albums and several mixtapes thus far. Royce is also known for writing hits for P. Diddy and Dr. Dre.
Neako (LABEL:Unsigned) Nikko Bailey (born April 23, 1986), better known by the stage name Neako is an American rapper, producer and songwriter. He released his debut album, The Rubix Cube: Red Edition, in 2007 on his own imprint World Team Olympics. He signed to Taylor Gang Records and Gramercy Records in 2011, subsequently leaving the former in 2012.
CeeLo Green (LABEL:Major) Thomas DeCarlo Callaway (born May 30, 1974), better known by his stage name Cee Lo Green, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer and actor. Originally came to prominence as a member of the southern hip hop group Goodie Mob, later launching a critically acclaimed solo career and forming Gnarls Barkley with DJ Danger Mouse.
Diddy (LABEL:Major) Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969), also known by his stage names Diddy and P. Diddy, is an American rapper, singer, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. He was originally known as Puff Daddy and then as P. Diddy (Puff and Puffy have been used as nicknames, but never as recording names). In August 2005, he changed his stage name to simply "Diddy"...
Brisco (LABEL:Indie) British Alexander Mitchell (born June 28, 1983),who performs under the stage name Brisco, is an American rapper.Brisco did guest performances on tracks from DJ Khaled's Listennn... the Album ("The Future of Dade") and Rick Ross's Port of Miami ("I'm a G", also with Lil Wayne). Lil Wayne signed Brisco to Cash Money Records in November that year.
Digable Planets (LABEL:Unsigned) The Digable Planets are an American Alternative Hip-hop trio based in New York City. They released their debut album Reachin' (A New Refutation of Time and Space) in 1993, and their follow-up album Blowout Comb in 1994.
Shortly after this release the trio parted ways, citing "creative differences", though they've re-united to perform shows in more recent years.
Raekwon (LABEL:Major) Corey Woods (born January 12, 1970),better known by the stage name Raekwon, is an American rapper and a member of the Wu-Tang Clan. He released his solo debut, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx. Raekwon is often cited as one of the pioneers of the Mafioso rap sub-genre.
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.
Troy Ave (LABEL:Unsigned) Troy Ave, taken the name of the block he grew up on in Brooklyn, has been buzzing in New York since 2004. Bringing heat in the form of hype songs with real lyrics this high energy MC got music made by and for the streets. Never apologetic, Troy Ave’s attitude and demeanor is direct and without effort, unlike those who have created a gimmick. He raps what he lives.
Mos Def (LABEL:Major) Dante Terrell Smith (born December 11, 1973) is an American actor and MC, known by the stage names Mos Def and Yasiin Bey. He started his hip hop career in a group called Urban Thermo Dynamics, after which he appeared on albums by Da Bush Babees and De La Soul.
Tech N9ne (LABEL:Major) Aaron Dontez Yates (born November 8, 1971),better known by his stage name Tech N9ne, is an American rapper from Kansas City, Missouri. In 1999, Yates and Travis O'Guin founded the record label Strange Music. Throughout his career, Yates has sold over one million albums and has had his music featured in film, television, and video games.
Naughty By Nature (LABEL:Indie) Naughty By Nature’s self-titled debut album was released in 1991 and quickly assaulted the music charts with the instant mega #1 hit “O.P.P.” The group quickly became crossover stars, while maintaining their ghetto sensibility. To date, their success and longevity as a Hip-Hop group has been unparalleled.
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