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Earth Wind & Fire, a group who’s name alone sounds as legendary and powerful as the vocals they put out, was founded in Chicago in…

Lil Wayne and B.G. was once a rap group called the B.G.’z. BG was once known by the alias “Doggie.” He and Lil Wayne was to record the album True Story but Wayne’s mother did not want Lil Wayne spitting such graphic lyrics. During this time is when the name BG was given to Doggie […]

Singer Toni Braxton grew up in a religious household and her first performance took place in church. Toni has a fall back plan in case her singing career every sinks like the titanic. She attended Bowie State University in Maryland and earned a degree in Education but followed her dreams to pursue a career in […]

We all know the queen is blessed with many different talents which is why she is always working. Queen Latifah started out beatboxing for a female rap group Ladies Fresh. Later she became an original member of Flava unit, a crew of MCs and a producer named DJ Mark the 45 King who recorded Latifahs […]

Queen MJB started out singing back up for Father MC. Mary J. Blige signed with Uptown in 1989, becoming the company’s youngest and first female artist. In Blige’s career early years she worked as a background vocalist for Jeff Reed. A year later, she sung the hook on Father MC‘s hit “I’ll Do 4 U” and was […]

Before Big Pun was considered a legendary rap artist, the Bronx MC took on the nickname Moon Dawg back in the 80’s. I wonder how the hip hop community would have responded to Pun with the name Moon Dawg. Big Pun would go on to team up with Fat Joe and The Terror Squad and […]

Dame Dash is no stranger to being apart of a winning team. Before Roc-A-fella, he started a group called “Best Out” in Harlem. The crew wore jackets and T-shirts that said “Best Out.” They were known for dope parties and wearing the latest fits. Basically meaning the best crew out in New York City. Check […]

Usher has been very successful in the music business and if you ask around some may even say he holds the crown. There is always a few bumps getting to the the top and Usher has seen his share of hard times. At the age of 11, Usher joined a r&B local quintet called Nu […]

Rakim, who’s real name is William Michael Griffin, Jr. is known as one of hip hop’s most influential and skilled MCs of all time. Rakim has always been praised for his lyrical content and flow. At the age of 16, William Michael Griffin joined The Nation of Gods and Earths also known as the 5 Percent […]

Most of us know Lloyd from getting his start with Irv Gotti’s Murder Inc records. In 2004, he released his debut album “Southside” which landed him a top thirty hit for the self titled duet with Ashanti. In 1996, when Lloyd was a teenager, he was chosen by Klymaxx’s leading lady Joyce Irby to join the […]

Rick Ross is currently enjoying being one of the top hip hop artists in the game right now, but we all had to start somewhere. We all now know that Rick Ross was once a corrections officer, however I believe being a corrections officer requires some type of education or at least obtaining a few […]