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…

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…

R.A. The Rugged Man

R.A. the Rugged Man, is an emcee from Stony Brook, Long Island. He began his music career at age 12. At 18, he signed to Jive Records. R.A.’s legend, perpetuated by the P.R. biographies at his various labels, say he was dropped due to violent and disgusting behavior, but in interviews he disputes many of…

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.…