Vedo The Singer Born in Benton Harbor Michigan is the coming of a new age in Music. Vedo™s passion for music began when he was a child when he became highly interested in all types of music ranging from RB pop and jazz. At the age of six his mother who is his number one fan discovered the talent of singing as he would run around he house singing into a brush microphone. He would always mimic the notes and riffs that he would see in other singers voices . From this point his mom had began to request that he sing during his church service. From the start it was evident that Vedo was a natural performer. Four years later at the age of 10 Vedo™s mother and his brothers moved to South Bend Indiana.
Fort Minor (LABEL:Major) Fort Minor is a hip hop side-project of Mike Shinoda, who is better known as the rapper, keyboardist and producer of the American rock band Linkin Park. Shinoda's debut solo album as Fort Minor, The Rising Tied, was released November 22, 2005. The album's fourth single, "Where'd You Go", propelled Fort Minor to stardom, reaching #4 at the Billboard Hot 100.
Future (LABEL:Unsigned) Nayvadius Cash (born Nayvadius Wilburn on November 20, 1985), better known by his stage name Future is an American rapper from Kirkwood, Atlanta, Georgia. He is currently signed to the record label Epic Records. His name came about after members of The Dungeon Family called him "The Future" .
MIMS (LABEL:Indie) Shawn Mims (born March 22, 1981), popularly known as Mims, is an American rapper.“This Is Why I’m Hot” marked a big leap, topping Billboard’s Top 100 from #32 the previous week, third-biggest jump in the chart’s history. The single strode well past platinum, selling 1.6 million digital copies. He created American King Music alongside business partners Corey Llewellyn & Erik Mendelson.
Webbie (LABEL:Unsigned) Webster Gradney, born September 6, 1985, better known by his stage name Webbie, is a rapper from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He came into the hip-hop scene in 2005 with "Give Me That Pussy" which featured U.G.K. rapper Bun B and the songs "Bad Bitch" & "Swerve" (Lil' Boosie Feat. Webbie) were featured in the 2005 movie Hustle & Flow.
Lil Kim (LABEL:Indie) Kimberly Denise Jones, was born on July 11, 1975, to parents Linwood Jones and Ruby Mae. She is of Native American and African American descent. Standing just 4 feet 11 inches tall Kimberly Jones seems much less than being just your average girl in the hood, but when "Lil' Kim" was introduced to the world she became known for...one of the few female rappers in a male-dominated industry.
Triple C's (LABEL:Major) 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.
Baby Bash (LABEL:Major) Baby Bash cooks up feel-good hip hop peppered with classy R&B bravado, soaring pop melodies and saucy grooves. His alchemy of rap, reggae and Latin styles has made Bash one of the most sought-out producers and writers in the game, leading to collaborations with everyone from Carlos Santana and Whitney Houston to Flo Rida and Jennifer Lopez.
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.
Twista (LABEL:Major) Carl Terrell Mitchell (born November 27, 1972), better known by his stage name Twista, is an American rapper from Chicago, Illinois. He is known for once holding the title of fastest rapper in the world according to Guinness World Records in 1992, being able to pronounce 598 syllables in 55 seconds.
40 Glocc (LABEL:Major) Tory Gassway (born December 16, 1979), is an American rapper and actor, better known as Big Bad 4-0 formerly known as 40 Glocc. He is currently signed to Infamous Records and G-Unit Records. He is also an artist of G-Unit West.
The Roots (LABEL:Major) The Roots is an American hip hop/neo soul band formed in 1987 by Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They are known for a jazzy, eclectic approach to hip hop which includes live instrumentals. Malik B., Leonard "Hub" Hubbard, and Josh Abrams were added to the band, originally called The Square Roots.
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