2Mex

Alejandro Ocana, better known by his stage name 2Mex, is a rapper from Los Angeles, California. He is a member of The Visionaries and Of Mexican Descent. He has collaborated with underground hip hop artists such as Jel, Omid, Thavius Beck, Factor, Radioinactive and Isaiah « Ikey » Owens. He is a member of the Project Blowed…

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…

Ugly Duckling

Ugly Duckling is an American hip hop group that formed around 1993 in Long Beach, California. Ugly Duckling’s members include Dizzy Dustin (Dustin McFarland), Young Einstein (Rodney Pleasant Jr.) and Andy Cat (Andy Cooper). They took the name Ugly Duckling because they felt like outcasts on the Southern California hip hop scene of the mid-1990s.…

T-Love

De son vrai nom Taura Taylor, T-Love n’a rien de la bombe sexuelle du hip-hop, plus branchée qu’elle est par les spoken words et l’héritage littéraire de James Baldwin, entre autres, que lui ont transmis ses parents, comme par sa passion pour la musique soul des années 70, legs de sa tante cette fois, qui…

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…

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…