Pusha T Terrence Thornton (born May 13, 1977), better known by his stage name Pusha T, is an American hip hop recording artist from Virginia Beach, Virginia. He is also known as one half of hip hop duo Clipse, alongside his brother and fellow American rapper Gene "No Malice" Thornton. He is the co-founder and co-chief executive officer (CEO) of Re-Up Records along with his aforementioned brother.
Omarion 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.
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.
Iggy Amethyst Amelia Kelly (born June 7, 1990), better known by her stage name Iggy Azalea is an Australian hip hop recording artist signed to Grand Hustle Records. She is perhaps better known for her promotional songs "Two Times", "Pu$$y" and "My World" whose music videos went viral on YouTube.
Reek Da Villian Tariek Williams (Roosevelt, Long Island, New York, United States), better known as Reek da Villian, is an American rapper, protégé of rap veteran Busta Rhymes and former member of the rap group Flipmode Squad.Reek is currently signed to Busta Rhymes' new label Conglomerate Records.
Pitbull Armando Christian Pérez (born January 15, 1981), better known by his stage name Pitbull, is an American rapper, pop singer-songwriter and record producer. His first recorded performance was from the Lil Jon album Kings of Crunk in 2002, after which he released his debut album in 2004 titled M.I.A.M.I...Since then, he has released three other albums...
40 Glocc 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.
Fabolous With two platinum albums (2001's Ghetto Fabolous and 2003's Street Dreams) and one Gold (2004's Real Talk) to his credit, the veteran hitmaker still exudes a rookie-of-the year swagger. After recording for both Elektra and Atlantic Records, Fab is enjoying a home coming with the legendary Def Jam label.
EPMD EPMD is an American hip hop group from Brentwood, New York. The group's name is a concatenation of the members' name "E" and "PMD" or an acronym for "Erick and Parrish Making Dollars", referencing its members, emcees Erick Sermon ("E" aka E Double) and Parrish Smith ("PMD" aka Parrish Mic Doc). The group is one of the most prominent acts in east coast hip hop.
Lil Kim 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.
Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987), known simply as Kendrick Lamar, is an American hip hop recording artist from Compton, California currently signed to Top Dawg, Aftermath and Interscope. Lamar is a member of hip hop supergroup Black Hippy, along with fellow West Coast rappers and label mates Jay Rock, Schoolboy Q and Ab-Soul.
Prodigy Albert Johnson, (born November 2, 1974), better known by his stage name Prodigy, is an American rapper and one half of the hip-hop and rap duo Mobb Deep. He is the great-great-grandson of the founder of Morehouse College. Prodigy was born with sickle-cell anemia and has suffered from the disease throughout his life.
Chiddy Bang Chiddy Bang is an alternative hip hop duo from Philadelphia. The group consists of Chidera "Chiddy" Anamege and Noah "Xaphoon Jones" Beresin.The duo was introduced through former band member Zachary Sewall in late 2008 during their freshman year at Drexel University, in Noah's hometown of Philadelphia, PA. Their sound is based on the fusion of hip hop and alternative...
Vado Teeyon Winfree was born on March 13, 1985. He was raised in Harlem and grew up on 144th and Lenox and is of Jamaican, St. Vincent, and African American descent. Winfree first started writing at 16 and was influenced by his famous Jazz singing grandmother, June Tyson. At the age of 19, Vado appeared on a public access television show named "Mad Ciphas."
Cory Gunz Peter Cory Pankey, Jr. (June 22, 1987) is an American rapper, better known by his stage name Cory Gunz. He is the son of rapper Peter Gunz, member of the rap duo Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz, and cousin of fellow rapper Junior.[disambiguation needed] Gunz is currently signed to Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records, After Platinum Records and Universal Republic Records.
Audio Push Audio Push emcees, Oktane and Price Tag, might be young guns in the rap game, but they are approaching their careers with the swagger of elder statesmen. The rappers from the Inland Empire section of Southern California are forerunners of the fast rising "jerk" movement, boasting the sub-genre's first tribute record, "Teach Me How To Jerk.”
Scarface Brad Terrence Jordan (born November 9, 1970), better known by his stage name Scarface, is an African-American rapper and recording artist from Houston, Texas and a member of the Geto Boys.He is originally from South Park, Houston.
Mary J. Blige Mary J. Blige (born January 11, 1971) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and occasional rapper and actress. She is a recipient of nine Grammy Awards and four American Music Awards, and has recorded eight multi-platinum albums. She is the only artist with Grammy Award wins in Pop, Rap, Gospel, and R&B.