Usher Born in Chattanooga on October 14, 1978, Usher Raymond was raised by his single mother (and manager) Jonnetta Patton, who moved him and his younger brother to Atlanta when Usher was 12. Mom brought up her sons within the foundations of faith and family afforded by St. Elmo’s Missionary Baptist Church, for which she served as choir director. As early as junior high school, Usher began entering local talent shows.
Killah Priest Walter Reed, better known as Killah Priest, Iron Sheik from the Middle East, or Masada, is an American rapper and Wu-Tang Clan affiliate who was raised in Brooklyn. He is known for intensely spiritual lyrics loaded with metaphors and religious references.
Insane Clown Posse When Insane Clown Posse (ICP) emerged from the darkness surrounding Detroit’s underground music scene in the early 90s, the world had yet to imagine the impact that the hardcore hip-hop style spawned by these two artists — Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope — would bring to bear on mainstream music.
Charles Hamilton Charles Eddie-Lee Hamilton, Jr. (born November 10, 1987) is an American musician, rapper and record producer, born in Cleveland, Ohio. Mainstream popularity came from being featured on the cover of the Freshmen 09' XXL. He also is the cousin of famous rapper MC Lyte.
Christopher Rios (Big Pun) Christopher Lee Rios (November 10, 1971 – February 7, 2000), better known by his stage name Big Pun (short for Big Punisher), was a Puerto-Rican American rapper who emerged from the underground rap scene in The Bronx in the late 1990s... Big Pun died of a heart attack at age 28.
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.
Young Buck David Darnell Brown (born March 15, 1981), also known as Young Buck, is an American Southern rapper. Buck is a former member of the hip hop groups UTP Playas & G-Unit, however he still remains signed to G-Unit Records. He currently resides as president of his own record label, Ca$hville Records.
Rebstar Rebin Shah (born on 4 October 1988) better known by his stage name Rebstar, is a Swedish recording artist and entrepreneur. He is also the co-founder and serves as the CEO of record label Today Is Vintage.
Black Milk Curtis Cross, (born August 14, 1983) better known as Black Milk, is a hip hop producer and MC from Detroit, Michigan. Black Milk has stayed relevant by remaining focused on creating music that endures. He’s achieved recognition from fans, critics, and his peers as one of the best producers around...
Big K.R.I.T. Justin Scott (born August 26, 1986), better known by his stage name Big K.R.I.T (King Remembered In Time), is an American hip hop musician and record producer from Meridian, Mississippi.On July 1, 2011 Big K.R.I.T. announced his debut studio album titled "Live from the Underground".
Waka Flocka Flame Juaquin Malphurs (born May 31, 1986), better known by his stage name Waka Flocka Flame, is an American rapper signed to 1017 Brick Squad and Warner Bros. He is a Southern hip hop artist best known for his singles "O Let's Do It", "Hard in da Paint" & "No Hands", along with his debut album, Flockaveli.
Chingy Chingy has enjoyed a lot of success in his career, beginning with the summer 2003 smash hit "Right Thurr." Chingy was born Howard Bailey, Jr., on March 9, 1980, in St. Louis, MO. Chingy’s first single "Right Thurr" became a quick hit, peaking at number two on Billboard's Hot 100 and number one on Billboard’s Top 40 and Billboard’s Hot Rap Tracks.