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A Dream Deferred is the second studio album of Brooklyn rapper Skyzoo.
Absolute Value is the second studio album by Boston rapper Akrobatik.
Aftermath Entertainment is an American record label founded by hip hop producer and rapper Dr. Dre.
Jared Bridgeman, better known by his stage name Akrobatik, is an American rapper from the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
An analog (or analogue) synthesizer is a synthesizer that uses analog circuits and analog signals to generate sound electronically.
Andrew Mineo (born April 17, 1988), formerly known as C-Lite, is an American Christian hip hop artist, producer, and TV and music video director from New York City.
Ariana Grande-Butera (born June 26, 1993) is an American singer and actress.
In music, an arrangement is a musical reconceptualization of a previously composed work.
Mastering, a form of audio post production, is the process of preparing and transferring recorded audio from a source containing the final mix to a data storage device (the master); the source from which all copies will be produced (via methods such as pressing, duplication or replication).
In sound recording and reproduction, audio mixing is the process of combining multitrack recordings into a final mono, stereo or surround sound product.
Balance is the first studio album by Boston rapper Akrobatik.
Barely Breaking Even (BBE) is a British record label started by two DJs, Peter Adarkwah and Ben Jolly.
Barrel Brothers is the debut studio album by American hip hop duo Barrel Brothers, which consists of emcees Skyzoo and Torae.
Thomas Louis Jones III (born February 18, 1980), better known by his stage name Rapper Big Pooh, is an American rapper, who, along with fellow rap artist Phonte, was a member of the acclaimed North Carolina hip hop group Little Brother.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
Blazetrak is a website that was launched in November 2009 by entrepreneurs Corey Stanford, Nathaniel Casey, and Ronald Harrison, to connect unknown artists, producers, and songwriters with music industry professionals that would provide feedback on songs uploaded for their review.
Bloomfield is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States.
Boot Camp Clik is an American hip hop supergroup from Brooklyn, New York, which is composed of Buckshot (of Black Moon), Smif-N-Wessun (Tek and Steele), Heltah Skeltah (Rock and Ruck) and O.G.C. (Starang Wondah, Top Dog, and Louieville Sluggah).
Bryan "Braille" Winchester (born 1981) is an American hip hop recording artist.
Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.
Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (also known as Bubbling Under the Hot 100) is a chart published weekly by Billboard magazine in the United States.
Buckshot (born Kenyatta Blake on November 19, 1974 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American rapper, known for being the leader of the hip-hop supergroup Boot Camp Clik, and the group Black Moon.
Cash Money Records (formerly styled as Ca$h Money Records) is an American record label founded by two brothers, Bryan "Birdman" Williams and Ronald "Slim" Williams.
CD Universe.com is an e-commerce site that sells music CDs, mp3 downloads, movies, and video games worldwide.
Chain Letters is the second album from North Carolina hip hop artist Supastition.
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Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr. (born March 13, 1972), better known by his stage name Common (formerly Common Sense), is an American rapper, actor, poet, and film producer.
Peter William Nelson, better known by his stage name Copywrite, is an underground hip hop artist from Columbus, Ohio.
Crown of Thorns is the solo debut studio album by American rapper Rakaa, a member of the Dilated Peoples crew.
Kanye West Presents Good Music Cruel Summer, commonly referred to as Cruel Summer, is a compilation album by recording artists of American record label GOOD Music, released on September 14, 2012, by the label and Def Jam Recordings.
D.I.R.T. (Da Incredible Rap Team) is the third and final studio album by hip hop duo Heltah Skeltah, consisting of Rock and Sean Price (formerly known as Ruck).
Dead Prez, stylized as dead prez, is a hip hop duo from the United States, composed of stic.man and M-1, formed in 1996 in New York City.
Death Row Records (formerly Future Shock Entertainment and Tha Row Records) was an American record label founded in 1991 by Suge Knight, The D.O.C, and Dr. Dre.
Def Jam Recordings is an American record label focused predominantly on hip hop and urban music, owned by Universal Music Group (UMG).
Diamond D (born Joseph Kirkland; April 5, 1969) is a hip hop producer and MC from the Bronx, New York City, and one of the founding members of the Diggin' in the Crates Crew.
Donald Earl Cannon (born August 2, 1979), professionally known as Don Cannon, is an American hip hop and R&B record producer and DJ.
Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), better known by his stage name Dr.
Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, and entrepreneur.
Dreamville Records is an American record label founded by hip hop artist J. Cole and his manager Ibrahim Hamad.
Duck Down Music Inc is a New York City based record label, talent management, music-marketing, and consulting company founded by Drew "Dru-Ha" Friedman and Kenyatta "Buckshot" Blake in 1995.
Edgar Allen Floe is a hip hop artist from North Carolina and a member of Justus League and The Undefined.
El Da Sensei is an American rapper from Newark, New Jersey.
Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.
Emeritus is the tenth studio album by American rapper Scarface.
Emilio Rojas (born April 16, 1984) is an American recording artist and rapper.
The Ensoniq ASR-10 was a sampling keyboard produced by Ensoniq between 1992 and 1998.
Entertainment One Music is an independent record label owned by Entertainment One in the United States.
Entitled is the second studio album by Torae.
Erica Abi Wright (born February 26, 1971), known professionally as Erykah Badu, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, disc jockey, activist, and actress.
Filipino Americans (Mga Pilipinong Amerikano) are Americans of Filipino descent.
For the Record is the debut studio album by American rapper Torae, released on November 1, 2011 via his own imprint Internal Affairs Entertainment, in conjunction with Fat Beats Distribution.
Fuse is an American digital cable and satellite television channel dedicated largely to music that first launched in 1994.
G-Unit (short for Guerilla Unit) is an American hip hop group originating from South Jamaica, Queens, New York, formed by longtime friends and East Coast rappers 50 Cent, Tony Yayo and Lloyd Banks.
G-Unit Records is an American record label.
Getback is the third studio album from Little Brother, released on October 23, 2007.
Dennis Coles (born May 9, 1970), better known by his stage name Ghostface Killah, is an American rapper and member of the Wu-Tang Clan.
G.O.O.D. Music (a backronym of Getting Out Our Dreams) is an American record label founded by rapper Kanye West in 2004.
The Harlem Children's Zone (HCZ) is a non-profit organization for poverty-stricken children and families living in Harlem, providing free support in the form of parenting workshops, a pre-school program, three charter schools, and child-oriented health programs for thousands of children and families.
Heltah Skeltah was a hip hop duo which consisted of rappers Rock (Jahmal Bush) and Ruck (Sean Price).
Hip hop, or hip-hop, is a subculture and art movement developed in the Bronx in New York City during the late 1970s.
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.
Hip Hop Weekly Magazine is an American hip hop news and entertainment magazine founded in 2006.
Steven Adam Markowitz (born on August 19, 1988), better known by his stage name Hoodie Allen, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter from Long Island, New York.
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.
If You're Reading This It's Too Late is a commercial mixtape by Canadian rapper Drake.
The Independent Albums chart (previously titled Top Independent Albums) ranks the highest-selling independent music albums and extended plays (EPs) in the United States, as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and published weekly by Billboard magazine.
Marcellous Lovelace (born October 26, 1975), better known by the stage name Infinito 2017, is an American hip hop musician and fine artist.
Jason Hunter (born July 6, 1970), better known by his stage name Inspectah Deck, is an American rapper, producer, and member of the groups Wu-Tang Clan and Czarface.
James Dewitt Yancey (February 7, 1974 – February 10, 2006), better known by the stage names J Dilla and Jay Dee, was an American record producer and rapper who emerged from the mid-1990s underground hip hop scene in Detroit, Michigan, as one third of the acclaimed music group Slum Village.
Jermaine Lamarr Cole (born January 28, 1985) is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer.
Jared Evan (born September 21, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter, record producer and rapper.
Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969) known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized JAY-Z), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Joell Christopher Ortiz (born July 6, 1980) is an American rapper and a member of the group Slaughterhouse.
Justin Smith (born January 8, 1978), better known as Just Blaze, is an American hip hop record producer from Paterson, New Jersey who attended Rutgers University for three years before dropping out to pursue his musical career.
K-pop (abbreviation of Korean pop) characterized by a wide variety of audiovisual elements.
Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer.
Kaze (pronounced kah-zee), real name Kevin Clarence Thomas,Kate Erwin (2003) "", Independent Weekly, 19 March 2003 is a rapper from North Carolina.
Kenn Starr (born Ken Jones) is an American rapper from Suffolk, Virginia, currently residing in the Washington, D.C. metro area.
Christopher Frederick Tyson (born September 7, 1981), better known as Khrysis, is a hip hop producer and half of the duo The Away Team.
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.
Lester William Polsfuss (June 9, 1915 – August 12, 2009), known as Les Paul, was an American jazz, country, and blues guitarist, songwriter, luthier, and inventor.
Lin-Manuel Miranda (born January 16, 1980) is an American composer, lyricist, playwright, and actor of Puerto Rican ancestry best known for creating and starring in the Broadway musicals In the Heights and Hamilton. He co-wrote the songs for Disney's ''Moana'' soundtrack (2016) and is set to co-star in the upcoming film Mary Poppins Returns. Miranda's awards include a Pulitzer Prize, three Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, a MacArthur Fellowship, and three Tony Awards. Miranda wrote the music and lyrics for the musical In the Heights, which premiered on Broadway in 2008. For this work, he won the 2008 Tony Award for Best Original Score, the show's cast album won the 2009 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album and the show won the Tony Award for Best Musical. Miranda was also nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in the show's lead role. Miranda prepared Spanish translations used in the 2009 Broadway production of West Side Story and was co-composer and lyricist for Bring It On: The Musical, which played on Broadway in 2012. His television work includes recurring roles on The Electric Company (2009–2010) and Do No Harm (2013). He hosted Saturday Night Live for the first time in 2016 and earned his first Emmy award nomination for acting. Among other film work, Miranda contributed music and vocals for a scene in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015). Miranda is most celebrated for writing the book, music and lyrics for Hamilton: An American Musical, which has been acclaimed as a pop culture phenomenon since its Broadway premiere in August 2015. The show earned the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the 2016 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, and was nominated for a record-setting 16 Tony Awards, of which it won 11, including Best Musical, Best Original Score and Best Book. For his performance in the lead role of Alexander Hamilton, Miranda was nominated for another Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. The ''Hamilton'' cast recording spent ten weeks atop Billboards Top Rap Albums chart in 2015, while The Hamilton Mixtape, an album of covers of songs from the musical, developed by and featuring Miranda, reached number one on the Billboard 200 upon release in December 2016. Miranda has emerged as an influential political activist, particularly in the wake of Hurricane Maria's devastation in Puerto Rico, for which he raised $30 million for the rescue efforts.
This is a list of hip hop musicians.
Little Brother was an American hip hop group from Durham, North Carolina that consists of rappers Phonte and Big Pooh and DJ/producer 9th Wonder.
Live from the Tape Deck is the collaborative studio album by Brooklyn rapper Skyzoo and New Jersey producer Illmind, released on October 5, 2010 by Duck Down Records and distributed through E1 Entertainment.
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.
Christopher Charles Lloyd (born April 30, 1982), better known by his stage name Lloyd Banks, is an American hip hop recording artist.
Christopher Brian Bridges (born September 11, 1977), known professionally as Ludacris, is an American rapper and actor.
Ludaversal is the ninth studio album by American rapper Ludacris under Def Jam Recordings.
Mass Appeal is an American media and content company based in New York City.
MIDI (short for Musical Instrument Digital Interface) is a technical standard that describes a communications protocol, digital interface, and electrical connectors that connect a wide variety of electronic musical instruments, computers, and related music and audio devices.
Moana is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical adventure film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.
Jason Christopher Medeiros better known as Mr.
Rob Bakker, better known by his stage name Muneshine, is a Canadian recording artist, record producer, DJ and mix engineer and performer.
The Oxford Companion to Music defines music criticism as 'the intellectual activity of formulating judgements on the value and degree of excellence of individual works of music, or whole groups or genres'.
A music download is the digital transfer of music via the Internet into a device capable of decoding and playing it, such as a home computer, MP3 player or smartphone.
Music for My Friends is the third studio album by Brooklyn rapper Skyzoo.
A musical keyboard is the set of adjacent depressible levers or keys on a musical instrument.
Myx is a Filipino pay TV channel based in Quezon City.
Nature Sounds is a record label based in Brooklyn, New York, specializing in hip hop and reggae music.
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.
New York University (NYU) is a private nonprofit research university based in New York City.
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey and the seat of Essex County.
Dominick J. Lamb (born February 21, 1977), better known by his stage name Nottz (or Nottz Raw), is an American hip hop record producer and rapper from Norfolk, Virginia.
Nu-Mixx Klazzics Vol.
Peter O. Philips (born June 21, 1970), better known by his stage name Pete Rock, is an American record producer, DJ and rapper.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
Pro Tools is a digital audio workstation developed and released by Avid Technology for Microsoft Windows and macOS which can be used for a wide range of sound recording and sound production purposes.
Albert Johnson (November 2, 1974 – June 20, 2017), better known by his stage name Prodigy, was an American rapper who was one half of the hip hop duo Mobb Deep with Havoc.
Prometheus Global Media was a New York City-based B2B media company.
Robert Alan Diaz (September 17, 1975 – June 9, 2015) known by his stage name Pumpkinhead or P.H., was an American rapper and hip hop artist.
Terrence LeVarr Thornton (born May 13, 1977), better known by his stage name Pusha-T, is an American rapper and record executive.
Corey Woods (born January 12, 1970), better known by the stage name Raekwon, is an American rapper and a member of the Wu-Tang Clan.
Rakaa Taylor, better known by his stage names Rakaa, Rakaa Iriscience, and Iriscience, is a rapper from Los Angeles, California.
Top Rap Albums is an American record chart published by Billboard that ranks rap albums based on sales compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.
Rap-A-Lot is a Houston hip hop record label that was created in 1986.
A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.
Reginald "Reggie" Noble (born April 17, 1970), better known by his stage name Redman, is an American rapper, DJ, record producer, and actor.
Sharif T. Lacey (born December 30, 1981), better known by his stage name Reef the Lost Cauze, is an underground hip hop artist based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Che Smith (born July 6, 1977), better known by his stage name Rhymefest, is an American hip hop artist, philanthropist, and politician from Chicago, Illinois, whose first official album, Blue Collar, was released on July 11, 2006.
Roland (Frankish: *Hrōþiland; Latin: Hruodlandus, Rotholandus; died 15 August 778) was a Frankish military leader under Charlemagne who became one of the principal figures in the literary cycle known as the Matter of France.
Brian Daniel Carenard (born July 13, 1977), better known by his stage name Saigon, is an American rapper and actor.
A sampler is an electronic or digital musical instrument similar in some respects to a synthesizer, but instead of generating new sounds with filters, it uses sound recordings (or "samples") of real instrument sounds (e.g., a piano, violin or trumpet), excerpts from recorded songs (e.g., a five-second bass guitar riff from a funk song) or other sounds (e.g., sirens and ocean waves).
Brad Terrence Jordan (born November 9, 1970), better known by his stage name Scarface, is an American rapper and music producer.
Scratch was a magazine about the art of creating hip-hop.
Sean Price (March 17, 1972August 8, 2015) was an American rapper and member of the hip hop collective Boot Camp Clik.
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer (popularly known as the Seattle P-I, the Post-Intelligencer, or simply the P-I) is an online newspaper and former print newspaper based in Seattle, Washington, United States.
Michael Clervoix (born February 11, 1976), professionally known as Sha Money XL, is an American record producer, songwriter, and music executive from New York City, New York.
The Silent Knight (Brian Kent) is a fictional medieval hero appearing in comic books published by DC Comics.
Gregory Skyler Taylor (born December 24, 1982), known professionally as Skyzoo, is an American rapper.
Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Spin is an American music magazine founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr. The magazine stopped running in print in 2012 and currently runs as a webzine.
Starr Status is the debut album by rapper Kenn Starr, released August 29, 2006 on Halftooth Records.
Cubase is a digital audio workstation developed by Steinberg for music and MIDI recording, arranging and editing.
Strange Fruit Project is an underground hip hop group from Waco, Texas, which consists of producer and emcee Symbolyc One (also known as S1, born Larry D. Griffin Jr.), his cousin emcee Myth (short for Mythological, born Kevin Gaither) and emcee Myone (pronounced "My Own", born Anthony Ligawa, originally from Indiana).
Supastition is an underground hip hop artist from Greenville, North Carolina.
Survival Skills is the collaborative album from MC KRS-One and Buckshot.
Larry Darnell Griffin Jr. (born August 3, 1976), professionally known as Symbolyc One or S1, is an American record producer from Waco, Texas.
The Beast Is G Unit is the second extended play (EP) by American hip hop group G-Unit.
The Big 10 is a mixtape by American rapper 50 Cent.
The Black Album is the eighth studio album by American rapper Jay-Z, released on November 14, 2003, by Roc-A-Fella Records.
The Deadline is a 2004 EP release from underground hip hop artist Supastition.
The Hamilton Mixtape is a 2016 mixtape album featuring assorted songs from the 2015 Broadway musical Hamilton performed by various artists, as well as some deleted songs from the musical.
The Healing is the third album by underground hip hop group Strange Fruit Project, released July 25, 2006 on Om Records.
The Huge Hefner Chronicles is the fourth studio album by American producer/MC Diamond D. Released on October 14, 2010, this album is different from his previous works in the way that it features a wide range of different producers rather than Diamond crafting the beats himself like on previous releases.
The Kanan Tape is a mixtape by American rapper 50 Cent.
The Last Poets are several groups of poets and musicians who arose from the late 1960s African-American civil rights movement's black nationalism.
The Last Stand is the third group album by the hip hop collective Boot Camp Clik, released on July 18, 2006.
The Lost Tape is a mixtape by American hip hop recording artist 50 Cent.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Residents are an American art collective best known for avant-garde music and multimedia works.
The Salvation is the debut album of Brooklyn rapper Skyzoo.
The Source is a United States-based monthly full-color magazine covering hip-hop music, politics, and culture, founded in 1988.
The New York University Tisch School of the Arts (also known as Tisch, TNYU, and TTSOA) is a center of study in the performing and media arts.
Top Heatseekers are "Breaking and Entering" music charts issued weekly by ''Billboard'' magazine.
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums is a chart published by Billboard magazine that ranks R&B and hip hop albums based on sales in the United States and is compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.
Torae (born Torae L. Carr) is an American rapper from the Coney Island section of Brooklyn, New York.
True Links is the first EP by the rapper Edgar Allen Floe.
Tupac Amaru Shakur (born Lesane Parish Crooks; June 16, 1971September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names Tupac, 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor.
Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".
Uncomfortable is the second studio album by Andy Mineo.
XXL is an American hip hop magazine, published by Townsquare Media, founded in 1997.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
2014 Forest Hills Drive is the third studio album by American rapper J. Cole.
Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975), known professionally as 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, businessman, and investor.