Tyrese Gibson (LABEL:Unsigned) Since the fateful day a high-wattage kid charmed the world singing “Always Coca-Cola” in a now famous ad campaign for the soft drink giant, Tyrese Gibson has evolved into a coveted entertainment juggernaut, creating some of the most compelling and exalted artistic works of his generation.
Ja Rule (LABEL:Unsigned) Jeffrey Atkins (born February 29, 1976),better known by his stage name Ja Rule or Mockaveli, is an American rapper, singer, and actor from Queens, New York City. Ja Rule had several hits that made the top 20 of the US Billboard Hot 100 chart...
Black Rob (LABEL:Major) Black Rob (born Robert Ross; June 8, 1968) is a rapper who was formerly signed to Bad Boy Records. His album Life Story was released in 2000 and rose above Platinum sales. He is signed to independent label Duck Down Records, and is working on a new album titled Game Tested, Streets Approved due to be released July 26, 2011.
Huey (LABEL:Major) Lawrence Franks, Jr. (born January 1, 1989), better known by his stage name Huey, is an American rapper from St. Louis, Missouri signed to Jive Records. Huey is best known for his 2006 debut single, "Pop, Lock & Drop It".
Ying Yang Twins (LABEL:Major) The Ying Yang Twins is an Atlanta-based American hip hop duo consisting of Kaine (born Eric Jackson on December 16, 1978) and D-Roc (born De'Angelo Holmes on February 23, 1979). The group debuted in 2000 and rose to mainstream popularity in 2003 collaborating with Lil Jon in his single "Get Low".
Yung Berg (LABEL:Major) Christian Ward (born September 9, 1986), better known by his stage name Yung Berg, is an American rapper from Chicago. He is of African American and Puerto Rican descent. His first single was "Sexy Lady" which features R&B singer Junior. Yung Berg had been previously signed to DMX's Bloodline Records as Ice Berg. He is featured on the Exit Wounds soundtrack.
Lecrae (LABEL:Indie) Lecrae Moore is an American Christian hip hop artist signed to Reach Records, the record label that he co-founded.Lecrae has released the groundbreaking album After the Music Stops and the first Christian Rap album to ever sit in the No. 1 position on Billboard’s Top Gospel Charts--Rebel. Led by the classic single‚ “Jesus Musik,” After the Music Stops slowly spread to the mainstream market with other hits such as “Praying For You” and “Send Me.
Tha Dogg Pound (LABEL:Indie) Tha Dogg Pound is a rap group made up of Daz Dillinger and Kurupt. They were signed to Death Row Records in their early careers and were key to the label's success. An extended family, referred to as D.P.G.C.(short for Dogg Pound Gangsta Crips), is made up of Tha Dogg Pound, Snoop Dogg, Warren G, Nate Dogg, Bad Azz, Lil' ½ Dead, RBX, Lady of Rage, Lil' C-Style, Soopafly and Tha Eastsidaz.
Cali Swag District (LABEL:Major) Cali Swag District (often stylized as "CSD") is an American hip hop group from Inglewood, California,founded by former Death Row Records artist Big Wy and Dairold Potts. The group's members are rapper-DJ C-Smoove and rappers Yung and JayAre. Montae "M-Bone" Talbert, who was the group's dancer, died on May 15, 2011.
Estelle (LABEL:Unsigned) Estelle Fanta Swaray (born 18 January 1980) commonly known as Estelle, and formerly as Est'elle, is an English Grammy Award winning R&B singer-songwriter, rapper and record producer. Estelle was born in London. After meeting John Legend, Estelle signed a record deal with V2 and Atlantic Records.
Bun B (LABEL:Indie) Bernard Freeman (born March 19, 1973 professionally known by his stage name Bun B, is an American rapper and was one half of the southern hip hop duo UGK (UnderGround Kingz). He is also a guest lecturer at Rice University located in Houston, Texas. He recently released his third official solo album Trill OG on August 3, 2010, which received a 5 Mic "Classic" rating in The Source Magazine...
Slim Thug (LABEL:Indie) Stayve Jerome Thomas (born September 8, 1980), better known as Slim Thug, Boss Hogg or Thug Boss, is an American rapper. He gained mainstream attention for his contribution to the popular single from rapper Mike Jones, "Still Tippin'".
Black Sheep (LABEL:Indie) Black Sheep is a hip hop duo from Queens, New York, composed of Andres "Dres" Titus and William "Mista Lawnge" McLean. Black Sheep debuted in 1991 with the hit song "Flavor of the Month" and later released its first album, A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing, which gained them praise and recognition in the hip-hop community...
Mc Lyte (LABEL:Indie) MC Lyte (born Lana Michele Moorer; October 11, 1971) is an American rapper who first gained fame in the late-1980s becoming the first solo female rapper to release a full album with 1988's critically acclaimed Lyte as a Rock.
Casey Veggies (LABEL:Unsigned) Casey Jones, better known by his stage name Casey Veggies,is an American rapper from Inglewood, California. Since 2007, the young artist has released 5 independent record label mixtapes. under LA clothing and management company Peas&Carrots Intl...Casey was also nominated for the XXL 2012 Freshman 10.
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.
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.
Pharoahe Monch (LABEL:Indie) Troy Donald Jamerson (born October 31, 1972), better known by his stage name Pharoahe Monch is an African-American rapper. He is known for his complex lyrics, complex delivery, and internal and multisyllabic rhyme schemes.
Fat Joe (LABEL:Indie) Joseph Antonio Cartagena (born August 19, 1970), better known by his stage name Fat Joe, is an American rapper, CEO of Terror Squad Entertainment, and member of musical groups D.I.T.C. and Terror Squad.
The Black Eyed Peas (LABEL:Unsigned) They are the best selling hip-hop group in music today, having sold over 26 million albums worldwide. In fact, they are one of the planet's most popular artists, and have toured more countries than any other artist. will.i.am is not only the group's lead MC and its creative engine, but also an fashion designer, actor, social activist, and incredibly sought-after producer who has worked with everyone from U2 to Nas to Flo Rida.
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