Rap and Hip Hop

  • MC Hammer

    MC Hammer
    MC Hammer was born in 1962 as Stanley Burrell, his real name.
  • History of Rap music

    History of Rap music
    Rapping first gained popularity in the U.S. in the 1970s as a street art
  • History Of Hip Hop

    History Of Hip Hop
    Hip hop was founded in New York and expanded in the 1970s and 1980s
  • History of Hip Hop

    History of Hip Hop
    DJ's created a rhythm using beats and created lyrical poetry over the unique sounds to make what is important to hip hop and rap music
  • Tupac

    Tupac
    Tupac Armaru Shakur was born on June 16,1971 and was an american rapper, poet, and social activist. His parents were members of the Black Panther Party. Tupac was mostly known as a rapper.He began his career in the 90s. His first album was 2Pacalypse Now.
  • Missy Elliot

    Missy Elliot
    Melissa Arnette Elliot was born on July 1, 1971.
  • Snoop Dogg

    Snoop Dogg
    Snoop Dogg was born On October 20, 1971. He was a very well known artist and actor.
  • Eminem

    Eminem
    Eminem was born on October 17, 1972 in Saint Joseph, Missouri.
  • Nelly

    Nelly
    Cornell Haynes was born on November 2, 1974.
  • 50 Cent

    50 Cent
    Curtis James Jackson III was born on July 6,1975 in South Jamaica, Queens.
  • History Of Rap Music

    History Of Rap Music
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    In 1979, the Sugarhill Gang released their breakaway hit, 'Rapper Delight, then record producers took notice of this growing mucical genre. Once they did raps audience began to emerge
  • 50 Cent

    50 Cent
    50 Cent was a boxer and competed in the Junior Olmpics
  • Nelly

    Nelly
    Nelly's parents divorced when he was eight years old and this had a huge impact on his life
  • 50 Cent

    50 Cent
    50 cent's mother was murdered when he was 12 years old
  • MC Hammer

    MC Hammer
    MC Hammer enjoyed rap and hip hop. He lived in the streets of California and chose to work with the navy. After his discharge he started his own record label "Bust it" records. His early hits were "Feel my Power" in 1987, "Please Hammer", "Don't Hurt'Em", in 1990 etc.
  • History of Rap Music

    History of Rap Music
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    By the 1990s, Rap bands were reaching the top of the charts
  • History Of Rap Music

    History Of Rap Music
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    Rap matured from an old-school-style, which was louder and more complex lyrics
  • Timbaland

    Timbaland
    Timbaland really enjoyed rapping, producing music, and making music that affected people. He established himself as a rapper in the 90s. Later on, he made his own record label and gained lots of success.
  • Missy Elliot

    Missy Elliot
    Missy Elliot started an R&B group named "Fayze".They received the attention from Devante Swing from Jodeci and signed onto his label through Elektra Records
  • P Diddy

    P Diddy
    P Diddy joined hip hop in 1991 and was a very well known artist.
  • Eminem

    Eminem
    Eminem became interested in rap at the age of fourteen and performed rap under the name M&M.Six years later he was signed with FBT Productions.
  • 50 Cent

    50 Cent
    In 10th grade he was arrested for bringing guns to school. In 1994, he was arrested for trying to sell cocaine to an undercover police officer.
  • P Diddy

    P Diddy
    He had associations with the Notorious B.I.G and played a role in the 1994 hit "Juicy". Later on, he played many roles in their songs.
  • Missy Elliot

    Missy Elliot
    Elliot and Timbaland collaborated to make music for Aaliyah, SWV, and the group 702.
  • Coolio

    Coolio
    Coolio was a famous and influential hip hop artist. He began his work in the 90s. Coolio even inspired many of the biggest hip hop artists such as Tupac by his song "Gangsta's Paradise" which was released in 1995.
  • 50 cent

    50 cent
    He began his rapping career in 1996 when he was introduced to Jam Master Jay.
  • 50 Cent

    50 Cent
    He signed a million dollar record deal after Eminem listed to one of his CD's.
  • Missy Elliot

    Missy Elliot
    Elliot performed back up vocals and raps on Aaliyah's second album "One in a million"
  • Tupac

    Tupac
    On September 7, 1996, Tupac was shot outside of a boxing match at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. A week later he was announced dead but some still believe that he is still alive.
  • Missy Elliot

    Missy Elliot
    In 1997, Elliot released her first album "Supa Dupa Fly".
  • P Diddy

    P Diddy
    In 1997, P Diddy finally released his debut album "No way Out". As a result of the death of many hip hop artists, P diddy released four albums, expanded Bad Boy Entertainment, launched his fashion line, appeared on tv shows, and invested in buisinesses. P diddy grew a lot of fame from his work.
  • Coolio

    Coolio
    Coolio was passionate about music and showed people that music isn't always about violence. He began his acting career as a banker in 1997's movie batman and Robbin. Coolio was a unique artist and a very passionate one.
  • Eminem

    Eminem
    Eminem's first album Slim Shady LP was released in 1999.
  • Nelly

    Nelly
    Nelly stared in the remake of The Longest Yard in 2005 with Chris Rock and Adam Sandler.
  • Nelly

    Nelly
    He has two clothing lines and non-profit organization which helps those born with developmental disabilities.
  • Eminem

    Eminem
    He performed his first full performance as a headliner in at the Voodoo Music Experience in New Orleans, Louisiana in 2009.