37 relations: B-Real, Benny Boom, Busta Rhymes, Busy Bee Starski, Camp Lo, Channel Live, Da Beatminerz, DJ Premier, Dr. Dre, Ego Trip (magazine), Five Deadly Venoms, Frankie Cutlass, Freddie Foxxx, Grand Wizzard Theodore, Guru (rapper), Hip hop music, Hypnotize (The Notorious B.I.G. song), Jeru the Damaja, Kool G Rap, Kool Moe Dee, KRS-One, LL Cool J, M.O.P., Malcolm McLaren, MC Lyte, Mister Cee, Mixtape, Mobb Deep, Q-Tip (musician), Sunz of Man, T La Rock, The Cold Crush Brothers, The Notorious B.I.G., The World's Famous Supreme Team, Tony Touch, Yvette Michele, Zhané.
Louis Freese (born June 2, 1970), better known by his stage name B-Real, is an American rapper and actor.
Benny Douglas, professionally known as Benny Boom, is an American director of film and music videos.
Trevor George Smith Jr. (born May 20, 1972), better known by his stage name Busta Rhymes, is an American rapper, record producer, record executive and actor.
David James Parker (born October 26, 1962), known by the stage name Busy Bee, is an American old-school hip hop musician from New York, NY.
Camp Lo is an American hip hop duo, formed in 1995, which hails from The Bronx, New York.
Channel Live is an American hip hop duo composed of Vincent "Tuffy" Morgan and Hakim Green, which recorded for Capitol Records and Flavor Unit Records.
Da Beatminerz are a hip-hop production crew from Bushwick, Brooklyn, and are known for their dark, gritty sound that is very popular with the underground hip-hop scene.
Christopher Edward Martin (born March 21, 1966), known professionally as DJ Premier (also known as Preemo), is an American record producer and DJ, and was half of the hip hop duo Gang Starr—alongside the emcee Guru—and forms half of the hip hop duo PRhyme, together with Royce da 5'9".
Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), better known by his stage name Dr.
Ego Trip was a hip hop magazine started in New York City in 1994.
Five Venoms ('五毒' – Cantonese: Ng5 Duk6) a.k.a. Five Deadly Venoms is a cult 1978 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Chang Cheh, starring the Venom Mob, with martial arts choreography by Leung Ting, and produced by the Shaw Brothers Studio, about five kung-fu fighters with unique animal styles: the Centipede, the Snake, the Scorpion, the Lizard, and the Toad.
Frank Javiel Malave (born January 16, 1971), better known by his stage name Frankie Cutlass, is an American Platinum producer, DJ, rapper, musician, writer, and remixer from Harlem, New York, United States.
James Campbell (born March 27, 1969), better known by his stage names Freddie Foxxx and Bumpy Knuckles, is an American rapper and music producer from Long Island, New York.
Theodore Livingston (born March 5, 1963), better known as Grand Wizzard Theodore, is an American hip hop DJ.
Keith Edward Elam (July 17, 1966April 19, 2010), better known by his stage name Guru (a backronym for Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal), was an American rapper, producer, and actor.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
"Hypnotize" is a single by American rapper The Notorious B.I.G., released as the first single from his album Life After Death on March 1, 1997 and the last song released in his lifetime, as he was killed in a drive-by shooting a week later.
Kendrick Jeru Davis, known as Jeru the Damaja (born February 14, 1972), is an American rapper best known for his 1994 debut album, The Sun Rises in the East, ranked as one of the 100 greatest hip-hop albums of all time by the editors of About.com.
Nathaniel Thomas Wilson (born July 20, 1968), better known by his stage name Kool G Rap (or simply G Rap), is an American rapper from Queens.
Mohandas Dewese (born August 8, 1962), better known by his stage name Kool Moe Dee, is an American hip hop MC prominent in the late 1970s through the early 1990s.
Lawrence "Kris" Parker (born August 20, 1965), better known by his stage names KRS-One, and Teacha, is an American rapper and occasional producer from The Bronx, New York City, New York.
James Todd Smith (born January 14, 1968), known professionally as LL Cool J (short for Ladies Love Cool James), is an American rapper, actor, author and entrepreneur from Queens, New York.
M.O.P. (short for Mash Out Posse) is an American hip hop duo.
Malcolm Robert Andrew McLaren (22 January 1946 – 8 April 2010) was an English impresario, visual artist, performer, musician, clothes designer and boutique owner, notable for combining these activities in an inventive and provocative way.
MC Lyte (born Lana Michelle Moorer; October 11, 1970) is an American rapper who first gained fame in the late 1980s, becoming the first solo female rapper to release a full album with 1988's critically acclaimed Lyte as a Rock.
Calvin LeBrun, better known as Mister Cee or DJ Mister Cee (born August 17, 1966), is an American hip hop DJ, and radio personality on New York's RADIO 103.9, and a record producer.
The term "mixtape" (alternatively spelled mix-tape or mix tape) is used to describe various manners in which music is distributed.
Mobb Deep was an American hip hop music duo from Queens, New York.
Kamaal Ibn John Fareed (born Jonathan William Davis; April 10, 1970), better known by his stage name Q-Tip, is an American rapper, singer, actor, record producer and DJ.
Sunz of Man is a Wu-Tang Clan affiliated group that currently consists of Prodigal Sunn, Hell Razah, 60 Second Assassin, Shabazz the Disciple and Killah Priest.
Clarence "Terry" Ronnie Keaton (born September 16, 1961), known by the stage name T La Rock, is an American old-school emcee best known for his collaboration with Def Jam Recordings co-founder Rick Rubin and the 1984 single "It's Yours." He disappeared from the hip hop scene after a traumatic brain injury in 1994, but as of 2008, he was back on stage.
The Cold Crush Brothers are an American hip hop group that formed in 1978 in the Bronx, New York City, New York.
Christopher George Latore Wallace (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997), known professionally as The Notorious B.I.G., Biggie Smalls, or simply Biggie, was an American rapper.
The World's Famous Supreme Team was an American hip hop radio show crew and recording group from the early 1980s.
Joseph Anthony Hernandez (born July 2, 1969), professionally known as Tony Touch, is an American hip hop break dancer, Singer-songwriter, Producer and DJ of Puerto Rican descent.
Yvette Michele (born Michele Yvette Bryant; 1972 in New York) is an American R&B singer who released her debut album, My Dream, on August 26, 1997 on the RCA record label, which peaked at number 20 on the US ''Billboard'' 200.
Zhané (pronounced Jah-Nay) was an American R&B/hip hop soul duo, best known for their 1993 hit "Hey Mr. D.J.", which reached No.