Hailing from the City of Lawrence Ma A.K.A Law-Town DraMatik’s life journey has developed his unique dramaturgic style. As a kid Andres Gonzalez grew up in the Philadelphia and New Jersey projects. Most of his time was spent getting into trouble and beefing with his three older sisters. One of whom was a DJ which exposed DraMatik to music at young age. He learned to appreciate everything from Rock Roll to Mo-Town. Eventually it was his mothers fleeing from an abusive relationship that forced her to bring DraMa to Lawrence. Coming up in the golden age of Hip-Hop DraMatik was first enticed to the scene by such great artist as KRS-One Chuck D and EPMD. An interest in writing poetry soon evolved into flowing.
N.W.A (LABEL:Major) N.W.A (abbreviation for Niggaz Wit Attitudes) was an American hip hop group from Compton, California, widely considered one of the seminal acts of the gangsta rap sub-genre,sometimes credited as the most important group in the history of hip hop. Active from 1986 to 1991, the rap group endured controversy due to the explicit nature of their lyrics....
Vado (LABEL:Major) 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."
Mann (LABEL:Major) Dijon Thames Shariff (born July 17, 1991), better known by his stage name Mann, is an American hip-hop artist and rapper from West Los Angeles, California, signed to J.R. Rotem's Beluga Heights Records. "Buzzin" immediately took the world by storm and rapper 50 Cent decided to jump on the track for an official remix. Within one week the remix video garnered over 3.5 million views.
Warren G (LABEL:Indie) Warren G (born Warren Griffin III, November 10, 1970), is an American West Coast rapper and hip hop producer.Worldwide recognition as a solo artist came immediately after Warren G dropped the smash hit "Regulate"; a duet with Nate Dogg, which topped the charts in 1994.
Birdman (LABEL:Major) When Brian “Baby” Williams hit the music industry in 1997, neither the critics, fans, nor Baby himself ever imagined that the rap industry would have allowed him and the Cash Money Millionaires to play a significant role in the signature sound that is now known as the Dirty South.
Ghostface Killah (LABEL:Major) Dennis Coles (born May 9, 1970),better known by his stage name Ghostface Killah is an American rapper and prominent member of the Wu-Tang Clan.After the group achieved breakthrough success in the aftermath of Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), the members went on to pursue solo careers to varying levels of success.
Jay Z (LABEL:Major) 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.
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.
Bishop Lamont (LABEL:Unsigned) Philip Martin (born October 31, 1978 in Inglewood, California), better known as Bishop Lamont is an American rapper from Carson, California. He was signed to Dr. Dre's Aftermath Entertainment record label but left in 2010.
Travie McCoy (LABEL:Major) Travis Lazarus McCoy (born August 6, 1981), known by his stage name Travie McCoy , is an American singer and rapper. He is the lead vocalist of the alternative hip-hop band Gym Class Heroes . He released his debut solo album Lazarus on June 8, 2010.
Cash Out (LABEL:Indie) 21 year-old Fulton County, GA Native John “Ca$h Out” Gibson is living by a simple but weighty mantra; “bases loaded, get ready for something epic.” Having just been signed by legendary mogul/producer/ television personality Antonio “LA” Reid and Epic records, Ca$h Out already has a couple of homeruns in his stat sheet...
EPMD (LABEL:Indie) 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.
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