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Vitamin D

We were young in Seattle having a guitarist pops along with a DJing cousin, Vitamin D (given birth to Derrick Brown) was constantly encircled by various kinds of music, though hip-hop was always his first like. Despite flirting with b-boying, after he noticed DJ Jazzy Jeff perform, Supplement D knew …

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Jonny Z

San Diegan bass music musician Jonny Z. started performing in the first ’90s and have scored his first strike in 1993 with “Shake-Shake,” that was released by Quality Information and reached the very best 40 of Billboard’s dance graph. He repeated this achievement along with his 1996 self-titled debut record, …

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Cam’ron

Rapper Cam’ron was created and raised in Harlem, going to Manhattan Center SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, where one of is own golf ball teammates was Mason “Mase” Betha, who also became an effective rapper. Though his playing gained him scholarship gives from top schools, Cam’ron was struggling to benefit from them …

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Jay-Z

Embodying the rags-to-riches rap desire, Jay-Z drawn himself up by his bootstraps like a youth to eventually end up being the reigning rapper of NEW YORK and, subsequently, a major-label executive pursuing his short-lived retirement from music-making. Within the wake of his 1996 debut, Affordable Question, Jay-Z’s albums offered millions …

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Mac Mall

Alongside better-known rappers like E-40 and 2Pac, Mac Shopping mall was one of the who helped place the Cali Bay Area around the map within the middle- to past due ’90s like a hotspot within the rap game. He collaborated with lots of the Bay Area’s greatest suppliers — Ant …

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MED

We were young in Oxnard, California with a great many other artists who finished up for the Rocks Throw label, Nick Rodriguez, aka Medaphoar (and later, MED), was raised inside a musical family, and by age group nine he was freestyling to amuse his parents. By junior high he was …

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Jayo Felony

San Diego-based rapper Jayo Felony (aka Bullet Loco or Peer Pressure) considered music after spending his young years inside a gang, a choice that ultimately led to a stint in prison; after documenting a small number of underground tapes he released the solitary “Piss on your own Tombstone,” offering it …

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Jay Ski

Alongside longtime creation partner Nathaniel “C.C. Lemonhead” Orange, Johnny “Jayski” McGowan created many of the ’90s most widely used booty/bass songs. Specifically, 95 South’s “Whoot, There IT REALLY IS,” the 69 Boyz’s “Tootsee Move,” Dis-N-Dat’s “Freak Me Baby,” as well as the Quad Town DJs’ “C’Mon N’ Trip It (The …

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MCJX

Based in NY, Islamic rapper MCJX released just one single record, 1990’s Black colored with time, and faded out soon after.

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Livio

Although rap game was overpopulated with run-of-the-mill artists in the first 2000s — conveniently split into among three coasts and their respective styles — Livio impressed many within the underground scene along with his unique twist on the typical West Coast style. From the improbable home foundation of Seattle, Livio …

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