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Gumbo

From Milwaukee, Gumbo is area of the Life Family, headed by Arrested Development; Talk is an individual friend and manufacturer for the trio’s debut record, Dropping H2O for the Soulful Fibers. The record showcases the socially mindful lyrics of rappers Fulani and Deanna Dawn over Afro-Cuban rhythms. Percussionist and dancer …

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Ahmad Lewis

LA rapper Ahmad Ali Lewis was only 18 when he burst onto the picture in 1994 using the laid-back groove of “Back your day.” Using its pictures of playground foolery and junior-high discovery, “Back your day” depicted Ahmad’s South Central community within an idyllic, wistful light. The rapper, whose melodic …

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Maxwell

Along with fellow founders D’Angelo and Erykah Badu, Maxwell was enormously important in determining and shaping the neo-soul movement that increased to prominence within the last mentioned half from the ’90s. Sketching his greatest motivation from the idea of the R&B auteur (seeking to performers like Prince, Marvin Gaye, Stevie …

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Diamond D

Veteran hip-hop producer Gemstone D has helped away with many of rap music’s most acclaimed LPs, including A Tribe Called Quest’s THE REDUCED End Theory as well as the Fugees’ The Rating. In 1992, he documented his first single record, the underground traditional Stunts, Blunts & Hip-Hop (that was released …

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John Forté

The first non-Fugee signed to the trio’s Refugee Camp label, John Forté met the group through vocalist Lauryn Hill early in the ’90s, prior to the Fugees had even signed a recording contract. Also of Haitian descent, Forté done production for his or her breakout recording, 1996’s The Rating, and …

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Flipmode Squad

Baby Sham, Lord Have got Mercy, Rampage, Rah Digga, and Spliff Superstar initial appeared alongside Busta Rhymes as Flipmode Squad in 1996 on his album The Approaching. The Brooklyn staff released their debut, The Imperial Record, in 1998 and associates kept active guesting on albums by Busta among others — …

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Big Bub

Spirit vocalist Lee Drakeford led the brand new Shirt quartet Today through many Best Five R&B strikes during the past due ’80s. Following the group break up in the first ’90s, Drakeford started a successful single career documenting as Big Bub. His debut recording, Comin’ at Cha, gained Best 40 …

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Si*Sé

New York-based Si*Sé was shaped by multi-instrumentalist Cliff Cristafaro, aka DJ U.F. Low, and Dominican Republic-descendant vocalist Carol C. Both unified their understanding and experience within the drum’n’bass and electronica field, accumulated metropolitan and Latin rhythms after getting joined up with by talented music artists, getting an experimental downtempo collective. …

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Speech

Conversation rose to achievement in the first ’90s because the leader from the groundbreaking option rap group Arrested Advancement. Given birth to Todd Thomas in Milwaukee, WI, on Oct 25, 1968, he grew up mainly in Ripley, TN, before relocating to Georgia in 1987 to wait the Artwork Institute of …

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Young Zee

Along with his charismatic yelp and brash personality, Young Zee may be the best-recognized person in the Outsidaz, a big hip-hop crew that became the very first act signed to Ruff Life Records. What he isn’t generally recognized for is normally his solo profession, where he provides produced many singles …

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