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…

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…

I Self Devine

One-half of the hip-hop group Micranots, I Self Devine spent most of his childhood in various neighborhoods in Los Angeles. His mother, an artist and social worker, gave her son a copy of « Rapper’s Delight » for his seventh birthday, and he soon found solace in rhyme. At 13 he began freestyling, and in 1989, after…