Jay Z Since 1996, 10-time Grammy award winner, Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter has dominated the rap industry and set trends for a generation. Now in 2010, he personifies the “American Dream.” Founder and chairman of Rocawear, he is also co-owner of the NJ Nets, 40/40 sportsclubs, Translation Advertising and Carol’s Daughter skin line, as well involved in a partnership with Iconix Brand Group.
Belly Working for almost a decade as a hip-hop producer and songwriter and after four successful mixtapes, Belly has a number one gold selling album in Canada and countless top ten singles, and a Juno award.
MIMS Shawn Mims (born March 22, 1981), popularly known as Mims, is an American rapper.“This Is Why I’m Hot” marked a big leap, topping Billboard’s Top 100 from #32 the previous week, third-biggest jump in the chart’s history. The single strode well past platinum, selling 1.6 million digital copies. He created American King Music alongside business partners Corey Llewellyn & Erik Mendelson.
Hurricane Chris Chris Dooley, Jr. (born 1989), better known by his stage name Hurricane Chris, is an American rapper.Chris's debut album, 51/50 Ratchet was released on October 2007, which contains the singles, including the top-ten hit "A Bay Bay", "The Hand Clap", and "Playas Rock". Chris's second studio album, Unleashed, which contains the singles, including "Halle Berry (She's Fine)", and "Headboard".
K Camp Kristopher Campbell, better known by his stage name K Camp, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He is best known for "Money Baby" and "Cut Her Off".
Bun B 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...
Ryan Leslie Anthony Ryan Leslie, known professionally as Ryan Leslie, (born September 25, 1977) is an American record producer, multi-instrumentalist, rapper, entrepreneur, and singer. Founder of the media company NextSelection Lifestyle Group, Leslie has produced singles for a number of artists in a variety of genres ranging from R&B/Hip-Hop to Pop to Gospel.
Salt N Pepa Salt-N-Pepa is an American hip hop trio from Queens and Brooklyn, New York, that was formed in 1985. The group, consisting of Cheryl James ("Salt"), Sandra Denton ("Pepa") and Deidra Roper ("DJ Spinderella"), was one of the first all-female rap crews.
Kardinall Offishall Jason D. Harrow (born May 12, 1976), better known by his stage name Kardinal Offishall, is a Canadian rapper and record producer. He is often credited as Canada's "hip-hop ambassador", and is best known for his distinctive reggae and dancehall-influenced style of hip-hop.
Royce Da 5'9 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.
RiFF RAFF Horst Christian Simco, better known by the stage name Riff Raff, is a rapper from Houston, Texas. He was originally managed by Swishahouse co-founder OG Ron C. Then after being associated with Soulja Boy's imprint S.O.D.....