1. Brandy and Snoop Dogg are first cousins.
2. Rap is not the only talent that Philly rap veteran Beanie Sigel hones on the regular — he also has a passion for oil painting.
3. Before Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., was known to the world as Lil Wayne, his rap moniker was Shrimp Daddy.
4. Surprisingly, a young Lauryn Hill was booed at the Apollo’s amateur night.