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.
Marvin Lawrence (LABEL:Indie) Central Florida’s 21 year old new rising star Marvin Lawrence is spreading his talent through a fresh exciting new style that many artists have not yet thought to approach in Hip Hop. His inspirations have come from the many different styles and genre of music and people including Michael Jackson Journey and his father Anthony Lawrence which have molded him into the ingenious artist he is today.
Killah Priest (LABEL:Indie) 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.
Play N Skillz (LABEL:Major) Play-N-Skillz are an American hip-hop electronic music record production duo from Irving, Texas, consisting of brothers Juan "Play" Salinas and Oscar "Skillz" Salinas, who are also rappers. They won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group in 2007 for their production on the single "Ridin'" by Chamillionaire and Krayzie Bone, and won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album for Lil Wayne's Tha Carter III.
Chamillionaire (LABEL:Major) Hakeem Seriki...better known by his stage name Chamillionaire, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is the CEO of Chamillitary Entertainment. Chamillionaire is also the founder and an original member of The Color Changin' Click...He signed to Universal Records in 2005 and released The Sound of Revenge under Universal.
Ice Cube (LABEL:Indie) O'Shea Jackson, born June 15, 1969, better known by his stage name Ice Cube, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, screenwriter, film producer, and director. He began his career as a member of the C.I.A. and later joined the rap group N.W.A. After leaving N.W.A in December 1989,he built a successful solo career in music, and also as a writer, director, actor and producer in cinema.
Slaughterhouse (LABEL:Unsigned) Slaughterhouse is a hip hop supergroup consisting of rappers Crooked I, Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz and Royce da 5'9". They are currently signed to Shady and Interscope.Slaughterhouse currently plans to release their second studio album Welcome to: Our House, the first to be released under Shady Records, on August 28, 2012
Ray J (LABEL:Indie) William Ray Norwood Jr. (born January 17, 1981), better known by his stage name Ray J, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and actor.
Gucci Mane (LABEL:Major) Radric Davis (born February 2, 1980), better known by his stage name Gucci Mane, is an American rapper. He debuted in 2005 with Trap House and followed with albums such as Hard to Kill in 2006, Trap-A-Thon and Back to the Trap House in 2007.
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.
Trina (LABEL:) Katrina Laverne Taylor (born December 3, 1978),better known by her stage name Trina, is an American rapper, songwriter and model from Miami, Florida. Trina first gained notoriety in 1998 with her appearance on Trick Daddy's second studio album www.thug.com to the single "Nann Nigga". Since then she has released five moderately successful studio albums and has been named The Most Consistent Female Rapper of All-Time by XXL Magazine.
Shwayze (LABEL:Major) Aaron Smith (born May 29, 1986 in Malibu, CA), better known by his stage name Shwayze, is an American rapper. Born and raised in Malibu, California, Shwayze met Whitestarr frontman Cisco Adler at a nightclub. One night Shwayze jumped on stage during Whitestarr's performance and started freestyling, impressing Adler. They immediately began making music together, and landed a deal with Suretone Records.
EVE (LABEL:Major) Eve Jihan Jeffers (born November 10, 1978)is an American rapper-songwriter, record producer and actress. Her first three albums have sold over 8 million copies worldwide. She has also achieved success in fashion with her clothing line, Fetish. She is the inaugural winner of the Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration in 2002 for the song "Let Me Blow Ya Mind", with Gwen Stefani.
Black Cobain (LABEL:Indie) Black Cobain (born Marcus Gloster, April 29, 1986) is an American rapper signed to The Board Administration. He is most notably recognized for his collaboration on the Wale track "4 AM" and as the opening act of Wale's 2011-2012 53-city "Ambition" tour.
Snoop Dogg (LABEL:Major) Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr. (born October 20, 1971), better known by his stage name Snoop Dogg,...is an American rapper, record producer, and actor. Snoop is best known as a rapper in the West Coast hip hop scene, and for being one of Dr. Dre's most notable protégés. Snoop Dogg was a Crip gang member while in high school...His music career began in 1992 after his release when he was discovered by Dr. Dre.
Spice 1 (LABEL:Indie) Robert L. Green, Jr., better known by his stage name Spice 1, is an American rapper born in Corsicana, Texas. He has consistently been releasing solo and group albums since 1992. Spice 1 was ranked number 56 in The Source magazine's Top 115 Hip-Hop Artists from 1988–2003. His self-titled debut was also listed in The Source's 100 Best Rap Albums.
Mya (LABEL:Indie) Mýa Marie Harrison (born October 10, 1979), professionally referred to as Mýa, is an American R&B and pop recording artist, entertainer, philanthropist, and occasional actress. A Washington, D.C. native, as a young child, Harrison took ballet lessons from the age of two and added jazz and tap dancing lessons to her schedule two years later. As she entered her teens, Harrison began to shift her focus to music.
Young Money (LABEL:Major) An American record label founded by rapper Lil Wayne. Young Money's president is Lil Wayne's lifelong friend Mack Maine. The label is an imprint of Cash Money Records and is distributed by Universal Republic Records. Current artists include Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Tyga, Mack Maine, Jae Millz, Cory Gunz, Lil Twist, Gudda Gudda, Lil Chuckee, Short Dawg, T-Streets, and Shanell aka SnL.
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