Jibbs (LABEL:Major) Jovan Campbell (born November 13, 1990), better known by his stage name Jibbs, is an American rapper. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, but raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He had one top ten single on the Billboard Hot 100, which was his debut single "Chain Hang Low". Jibbs' only other song that charted on the Billboard Hot 100 is "King Kong" (featuring Chamillionaire).
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".
Janet Jackson (LABEL:Major) An icon, a trendsetter, a businessperson, a multi-gifted artist: songwriter/producer/singer/actor/dancer. Janet burst onto the scene with her record setting album, "Control." Today she possesses an unprecedented list of achievements, and remains in the forefront of her craft, a true inspiration.
D12 (LABEL:Major) D12, an acronym for The Dirty Dozen, is an American hip hop group from Detroit, Michigan. D12 has had chart-topping albums in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.D12 was formed in 1996, and achieved mainstream success after Eminem rose to international fame.
T-Pain (LABEL:Unsigned) Bursting on the scene in 2005,
T-Pain has been awarded a Grammy, produced and written a plethora of chart-topping and platinum-selling singles, garnered "Songwriter of the Year" and "Producer of the Year" honors at the BMI Urban Awards and earned a BET Award. So it should come as little surprise that the musical maestro’s tremendous, self-produced third album, THR33 RINGZ, stands as a sonic odyssey brimming with innovation.
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.
Usher (LABEL:Major) 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.
Queen Latifah (LABEL:Major) Dana Elaine Owens (born March 18, 1970),better known by her stage name Queen Latifah, is an American singer, rapper, and actress. Her work in music, film and television has earned her a Golden Globe award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Image Awards, a Grammy Award, six additional Grammy nominations, an Emmy Award nomination and an Academy Award nomination.
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.
Flo Rida (LABEL:Major) Tramar Dillard (born December 16, 1979) better known by his stage name Flo Rida, is an American rapper. He released his debut album, Mail on Sunday, in March 2008. His debut single "Low", featuring T-Pain, was a No. 1 hit for ten weeks in United States in early 2008. Two other singles resulted from Mail on Sunday: "Elevator" and "In the Ayer".
Flipsyde (LABEL:Indie) Flipsyde is a rap/R&B/rock band from Oakland, California. Flipsyde consists of singer/guitarist Steve Knight[disambiguation needed], guitarist Dave Lopez, rapper Jinho "the Piper" Ferreira, and for a short while Chantelle Paige. They have toured extensively with Fort Minor, The Black Eyed Peas, Snoop Dogg and on the Anger Management Tour.
Cassidy (LABEL:Major) Barry Adrian Reese better known by his stage name Cassidy, is an American rapper.After being noticed for his amazing freestyle capabilities Cassidy was signed To Ruff Ryders & bestfriends Swizz Beatz label Full Surface. On November 29, 2003 Cassidy released his first major single "Hotel" whiched featured R. Kelly it reached the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100.
Busta Rhymes (LABEL:Major) Trevor Tahiem Smith, Jr.,(born May 20, 1972),better known by his stage name Busta Rhymes, is an American rapper, producer and actor. Chuck D of Public Enemy gave him the alias Busta Rhymes after NFL wide receiver George "Buster" Rhymes. Early in his career, he was known for his wild style and fashion, and today is best known for his intricate rapping technique...
Soulja Boy Tell Em (LABEL:Major) DeAndre Cortez Way (born July 28, 1990), better known by his stage name Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, or simply Soulja Boy, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur.In September 2007, his single "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
Wale (LABEL:Major) Wale Victor Folarin (born Olubowale Victor Akintimehin in September 21, 1984), better known by his stage name Wale, is an American rapper from Washington, D.C.In 2008, Wale signed to Interscope Records.His debut album Attention Deficit was released in 2009 with the singles "Chillin", "Pretty Girls", and "World Tour".
Fashawn (LABEL:Indie) Fashawn's debut album, "Boys Meets World," was heralded by critics and fans alike as one of the best albums of 2009 for its gritty, street-wise and intelligent rhymes. Some even compared his introductory opus to Nas' brilliant "Illmatic." It was enough for XXL to name Fashawn to its list of hip-hop's best freshman.
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.
Donnis (LABEL:Major) Ladonnis Decurtis Crump (born June 2, 1984), better known by the stage name Donnis, is an American rapper based in Atlanta, Georgia. He released his debut mixtape, Diary of an ATL Brave, in 2009, and signed to Atlantic Records in 2010.
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.
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