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An actor (often actress for women; see terminology) is a person who portrays a character in a performance.
Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas (born October 13, 1980), known simply as Ashanti, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actress.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
Lamont Coleman (May 30, 1974 – February 15, 1999), better known by his stage name Big L, was an American rapper.
Christopher Lee Rios (November 10, 1971 – February 7, 2000), better known by his stage name Big Pun (short for Big Punisher), was an American rapper.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
Boricua's Bond is a 2000 American drama film written and directed by Val Lik.
Capital Punishment is the debut studio album released by rapper Big Pun, it is the only album of released during his lifetime on April 28, 1998.
Christopher Lee Rios Jr. (born November 15, 1994), known professionally as Chris Rivers, is an American rapper and hip hop star.
Chris Robinson is an American film director, commercial director, and music video director.
Cory McKay, better known by his stage name Cormega, is an American rapper, songwriter and poet.
Felix Delgado (born December 18, 1974), better known by his stage name Cuban Link, is a Cuban American rapper and original member of Terror Squad.
Da Next Level is the second album released by American rapper Mr. Serv-On.
Delinquent Habits is an American hip hop group, formed in South East Los Angeles in 1991.
Don Cartagena is the third studio album by American rapper Fat Joe.
Donell Quinn Jones (born May 22, 1973) is an American singer, songwriter and record producer.
Dotdash (formerly About.com) is an American Internet-based network of content that publishes articles and videos about various subjects on its "topic sites", of which there are nearly 1,000.
Duke University is a private, non-profit, research university located in Durham, North Carolina.
Osten Harvey Jr. (born December 8, 1965), better known by his stage name Easy Mo Bee, is a hip hop and R&B record producer, known for production work for late 1980s with artists such as Big Daddy Kane and Miles Davis, as well as his affiliation with Bad Boy Records in its early years and his heavy production involvement in The Notorious B.I.G.'s debut album Ready to Die.
eBay Inc. is a multinational e-commerce corporation based in San Jose, California that facilitates consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales through its website.
Eight-ball (often spelled 8-ball or eightball, and sometimes called solids and stripes, spots and stripes in the UK or, more rarely, bigs and littles/smalls, and highs and lows) is a pool (pocket billiards) game popular in much of the world, and the subject of international professional and amateur competition.
Endangered Species is a posthumous compilation of unreleased tracks, guest appearances, and greatest hits by the late rapper Big Pun, released on April 4, 2001 by Loud Records, following his death in February 2000.
Joseph Antonio Cartagena (born August 19, 1970), better known by his stage name Fat Joe, is an American rapper and actor from the Bronx, New York.
"Feelin' So Good" is a song recorded by American singer Jennifer Lopez for her debut studio album On the 6 (1999).
Stanley Howse, better known as Flesh-n-Bone (born June 10, 1973), is an American rapper known as a member of the rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
The Grammy Award for Best Rap Album is an award presented to recording artists for quality albums with rapping at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards.
A greatest hits album, sometimes called a "best of" album or a catalog album, is a compilation of songs by a particular artist or band.
Heaven, or the heavens, is a common religious, cosmological, or transcendent place where beings such as gods, angels, spirits, saints, or venerated ancestors are said to originate, be enthroned, or live.
Heavy is the second album by rapper Heavy D. The album was released on June 15, 1999 for Uptown Records and was produced by Heavy D, Tony Dofat, Erick Sermon, Jay Dee and Q-Tip.
Dwight Errington MyersCuda, Heidi Sigmund Keeping it reel.
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.
HitQuarters was an international music industry publication and contact database founded in 1999.
The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop/Rap Songs is a record chart that ranks the most popular R&B and hip hop songs in the United States and is published weekly by Billboard.
Hot Rap Songs (formerly known as Hot Rap Tracks and Hot Rap Singles, and also known as Rap Airplay) is a chart released weekly by Billboard in the United States.
"How We Roll" is the only single by late American rapper Big Pun from the album Endangered Species, which featured at time, R&B newcomer Ashanti on the chorus & outro.
"I'm Not a Player" is the debut single from rapper Big Pun, produced by Minnesota.
"It’s So Hard" is the first single by Big Pun from his 2000 second album Yeeeah Baby.
Jealous One's Envy is the second studio album by American rapper Fat Joe, who had previously released his first album under the name Fat Joe da Gangsta.
Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969) is an American singer, actress, dancer and producer.
Joseph Lewis Thomas (born July 5, 1973), better known by his stage name, Joe, is an American singer, songwriter and record producer.
John Benitez (born November 7, 1957), also known as Jellybean, is an American drummer, guitarist, songwriter, DJ, remixer and music producer of Puerto Rican descent.
Jerome Foster, better known as Knobody, is an American music producer and A&R.
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.
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.
The following is a list of works that were published or distributed posthumously.
Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz was an American hip hop duo, composed of rappers Sean "Lord Tariq" Hamilton and Peter "Peter Gunz" Pankey, from The Bronx, New York.
Loud is a record label founded by Steve Rifkind and Rich Isaacson in 1991.
Mainstream is current thought that is widespread.
Moesha is an American sitcom series that aired on the UPN network from January 23, 1996, to May 14, 2001.
Corey Smith (born September 18, 1969), better known by his stage name Mr.
MTV2 (formerly M2) is an American digital cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.
Music recording certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped, sold, or streamed a certain number of units.
Victor Santiago, Jr. (born September 6, 1977), best known by his stage name N.O.R.E., formerly Noreaga, is an American rapper.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health.
"Off the Books" is the third single from Stone Crazy, a 1997 album by East Coast hip hop group The Beatnuts.
On the 6 is the debut studio album by American singer Jennifer Lopez.
A Stateside Puerto Rican, also ambiguously Puerto Rican American (puertorriqueño-americano, puertorriqueño-estadounidense) is a term for residents in the United States who were born in or trace family ancestry to Puerto Rico.
Rapping (or rhyming, spitting, emceeing, MCing) is a musical form of vocal delivery that incorporates "rhyme, rhythmic speech, and street vernacular", which is performed or chanted in a variety of ways, usually over a backbeat or musical accompaniment.
In the United States, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) awards certification based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets.
Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live television variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol.
Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal (born March 6, 1972), nicknamed "Shaq", is an American retired professional basketball player currently serving as a sports analyst on the television program Inside the NBA.
Soundview is a working-class neighborhood geographically located in the Clason Point section of the borough of the Bronx in New York City.
The South Bronx is an area of the New York City borough of the Bronx.
A stage name is a pseudonym used by performers and entertainers, such as actors, comedians, singers and musicians.
"Still Not a Player" is the second single by Puerto Rican-American rapper Big Pun (also known as Big Punisher), produced by Knobody and featuring singer Joe from his debut album Capital Punishment.
Stone Crazy is the second studio album by hip hop group The Beatnuts.
T.H.U.G.S. (Trues Humbly United Gatherin' Souls) is the debut solo album by rapper Flesh-n-Bone from the hip hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.
Terror Squad was an American hip hop collective that was first established in 1998.
The Album is the debut album by rap group Terror Squad.
The Beatnuts are a New York-based hip hop group and production duo from Queens, New York City.
The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of 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 O'Jays are an American R&B group from Canton, Ohio, formed in 1958 and originally consisting of Eddie Levert (born June 16, 1942), Walter Williams (born August 25, 1943), William Powell (January 20, 1942 – May 26, 1977), Bobby Massey and Bill Isles.
The Source is a United States-based monthly full-color magazine covering hip-hop music, politics, and culture, founded in 1988.
Thicker Than Water is a 1999 film starring a host of rappers and urban entertainers such as Fat Joe, Mack 10, Ice Cube, MC Eiht, Big Pun, and others.
Tony Sunshine (born April 23, 1982 as Antonio Cruz in the Bronx, New York) is an American R&B singer, songwriter, musician, producer, voice actor, dancer, actor, entrepreneur and rapper of Puerto Rican descent, famous for singing on a large number of Terror Squad's songs.
True Story is the second and final studio album by hip-hop group Terror Squad.
Underground hip hop is an umbrella term for hip hop music outside the general commercial canon.
Underground music comprises musical genres beyond mainstream culture.
Urban Menace is a 1999 "black horror" film directed by Albert Pyun and starring Snoop Dogg, Big Pun, Ice-T and Fat Joe.
Veronica (born Veronica Vazquez July 24, 1974 in the Bronx, New York) is a dance music singer and theatrical actress.
White Plains is a city in Westchester County, New York, United States.
Whiteboyz (sometimes styled Whiteboys) is a 1999 American comedy film.
Yeeeah Baby is the second studio album by rapper Big Pun and the first album to be released posthumously in the wake of Big Pun's death in February 2000.
"You Came Up" is a song by American rapper Big Pun, released as the third and final single from his album Capital Punishment.
"100%" is the second single by American rapper, Big Pun, released posthumously from his second and final studio album Yeeeah Baby (2000).
The 41st Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 24, 1999, at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles.