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Away Team

The Away Group is made up of MC Sean Boog and producer Khrysis. Both are users of NEW YORK rap collective the Justus Little league. They met one another through recognized beatmaker and Justus Little league member 9th Question of rap group Small Sibling. Their debut recording, The Country wide …

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Chillin Villin Empire

Chillin Villin Empire is normally a product from the Goodlife open up mike sessions, the same South Central LA locale that also presented famous brands Freestyle Fellowship, Quantity 10, Abstract Rude, and Jurassic 5. Originally known locally as extreme party rockers and correct beat suppliers, CVE crewmembers Riddlore and Ngafsh …

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Hit-Boy

The producer behind the hits “Drop the World” (Lil Wayne and Eminem), “Niggas in Paris” (Kanye West and Jay-Z), plus numerous others, Hit-Boy is a beatmaker and MC from Fontana, California. Given birth to Jamal Fincher Jones, he released his profession by publishing his productions to the net, starting up …

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Sleepy D

An associate of both Rude Boyz as well as the HBR Click, Oakland rapper Sleepy D launched his single career in ’09 2009 along with his anthem “Sleepy F%#&in’ D.” The monitor got on his 2010 LP Sleepy Deprivation released by the city Thizzness label, after that his mixtape The …

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Hopsin

Initially, Hopsin was well-known for his falling out in clumps using the pioneering label Ruthless, but that became a footnote when the rapper, manufacturer, and acting professional released the strike monitor “Sag My Trousers” by himself in past due 2010. Created Marcus Hopson, the LA native authorized with Ruthless in …

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Too $hort

Born in LA, but an Oakland citizen by age 14, Too Brief was the first Western world Coast rap superstar, saving three albums by himself before he produced his major-label debut with 1988’s yellow metal album Delivered to Mack; his next four all proceeded to go platinum. Anticipating a lot …

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Wax

After fronting the band MacGregor, L.A.-structured rapper Wax broke away by himself and launched a single career by posting his videos to on the web sharing sites. Grabbing enthusiasts quickly along with his wit and liquid style, Wax gained plenty of “sights” to curiosity Def Jam, and he agreed upon …

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1-O.A.K.

Area of the Bay Area’s Honor Move Team, vocalist, songwriter, and maker Brandon McFarland, aka 1-O.A.K. (Original), discovered to sing and play drums and keyboards in chapel, and grew up on traditional gospel and spirit. The Oakland indigenous attempt to stay purely to beatmaking — he designed to save his …

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Crooked I

For a short spell through the later ’90s, Crooked I used to be signed to Virgin. The Long Seaside MC made an appearance on Virgin and Virgin-affiliated compilations just like the SWEPT UP soundtrack (“Gal,” with Luniz) and C-Style’s 19th Road LBC Compilation (“Gangsta Gangsta,” “Jump to the”). Not really …

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Dubb Union

Alternately referred to as Westurn Union as well as Western Union — they made their first major appearance simply because the latter in Snoop Dogg’s 2006 album Tha Blue Carpet Treatment — Dubb Union is a trio of Californian MCs located in Inglewood, Watts, and Longer Beach. Poor Lucc, Damani, …

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