Yukmouth

Jerold Dwight Ellis III, (born October 18, 1974 in Oakland, California) better known by his stage name Yukmouth, is an American rapper from East Oakland, Oakland, California. He is the founder of The Regime, Smoke-A-Lot Records and Godzilla Entertainment. He is a member of Thug Lordz with C-Bo. He is a member of the rap…

Warren G

Warren Griffin III (born November 10, 1970), better known by his stage name, Warren G, is an American west coast rapper and hip hop producer. He is best known for his debut 1994 single, « Regulate », which reached number 2 in the U.S. and charted worldwide. Warren G grew up in Long Beach, California listening to…

Q-Tip

Kamaal Ibn John Fareed (born Jonathan Davis on April 10, 1970), better known by his stage name Q-Tip, is an American hip hop recording artist from St. Albans, Queens, New York, part of the critically acclaimed group A Tribe Called Quest. John Bush of Allmusic called him « the best rapper/producer in hip-hop history, » while editors…

P.E.A.C.E.

Mtulazaji Davis, better known by his stage name Peace (usually styled P.E.A.C.E.) is a rapper from Los Angeles, California. He is a member of Freestyle Fellowship along with Aceyalone, Myka 9 and Self Jupiter. He has released two solo albums. Peace grew up mostly in Los Angeles, California. However, he stated that he lived in…

O.C.

Omar Credle (born in May 13, 1971 in Brooklyn, New York), known by his stage name, O.C., is an American rapper and former D.I.T.C. member who has been involved with several renowned underground hip-hop groups and also released many solo albums. Omar was born in Brooklyn, May 13, 1971, and raised in the Bushwick section.…

N.A.P.

Formé en 1988 dans le quartier du Neuhof, New African Poet se compose d’Abd al Malik, d’Aïssa, de Bilal, de Karim, de Mohammed et de Mustapha. Les premières années, le groupe se produit sur des scènes régionales, acquérant peu à peu une certaine notoriété dans le milieu du rap. En 1994 leur premier maxi Trop…

Madvillain

Madvillain is yet another collaboration by Stones Throw big shot Madlib, this time with masked MC MF Doom. Madlib, who had been listening to Doom’s Operation: Doomsday (1999), was impressed by the MC’s lyrics and beats and contacted Doom to talk about the possibility of working together. Though Doom had never heard of Madlib at…