• 2 Chainz

    tity boi

    College Park, Atlanta, GA

    Started in 1997

  • 2Pac

    tupac

    Oakland, CA

    Started in 1987

  • 8Ball & MJG

    Memphis, TN

    Started in 1991

  • A Tribe Called Quest

    Q-Tip Phife Dawg Ali Shaheed Muhammad Jarobi White ATCQ

    Queens, NY

    Started in 1985

  • Action Bronson

    Flushing, Queens, NY

    Started in 2008

  • A$AP Ferg

    Hamilton Heights, Manhattan, NY

    Started in 2007

  • A$AP Rocky

    Harlem, New York, NY

    Started in 2007

  • Beastie Boys

    Ad-Rock MCA Mike D

    Manhattan, New York, NY

    Started in 1981

  • Big Daddy Kane

    Juice Crew

    Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, NY

    Started in 1986

  • Big L

    Harlem, New York, NY

    Started in 1990

  • Big Sean

    Detroit, MI

    Started in 2007

  • Black Moon

    5FT Buckshot Evil Dee

    Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY

    Started in 1992

  • Busta Rhymes

    Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY

    Started in 1989

  • Cappa­donna

    Wu-Tang Clan

    Park Hill, Staten Island, NY

    Started in 1995

  • Common

    common sense

    South Side, Chicago, IL

    Started in 1992

  • Cypress Hill

    B-Real DJ Muggs Sen Dog

    South Gate, Los Angeles, CA

    Started in 1988

  • Danny Brown

    Detroit, MI

    Started in 2003

  • Das EFX

    skoob dray

    Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY

    Started in 1989

  • Dead Prez

    M-1 stic.man

    Brooklyn, NY

    Started in 1996

  • Del Tha Funkee Homo­sapien

    Deltron 3030

    Oakland, CA

    Started in 1988

  • Digable Planets

    Brooklyn, NY

    Started in 1992

  • DJ Quik

    Compton, CA

    Started in 1987

  • DMX

    Yonkers, NY

    Started in 1991

  • Dr. Dre

    Compton, CA

    Started in 1984

  • Drake

    Forest Hill, Toronto, ON

    Started in 2006

  • E-40

    E40

    Vallejo, CA

    Started in 1986

  • Earl Sweat­shirt

    Santa Monica, CA

    Started in 2008

  • EPMD

    Erick Sermon Parish Smith

    Brentwood, Long Island, NY

    Started in 1986

  • Freddie Gibbs

    Gary, IN

    Started in 2003

  • Fugees

    Lauren Hill Wyclef Jean Pras

    South Orange, NJ

    Started in 1992

  • Future

    Kirkwood, Atlanta, GA

    Started in 2009

  • Geto Boys

    5th Ward, Houston, TX

    Started in 1986

  • Ghostface Killah

    Wu-Tang Clan

    West Brighton, Staten Island, NY

    Started in 1992

  • Goodie Mob

    Big Gipp Khujo T-Mo Cee-Lo

    Atlanta, GA

    Started in 1991

  • Gucci Mane

    East Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

    Started in 2001

  • Guru

    gang starr

    Roxbury, Boston, MA

    Started in 1986

  • GZA

    Wu-Tang Clan Genius

    Staten Island, NY

    Started in 1989

  • Ice Cube

    South Los Angeles, CA

    Started in 1984

  • Jadakiss

    Yonkers, NY

    Started in 1993

  • Jay-Z

    Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, NY

    Started in 1986

  • Juvenile

    3rd Ward, New Orleans, LA

    Started in 1991

  • Kanye West

    South Shore, Chicago, IL

    Started in 1996

  • Keith Murray

    Central Islip, Long Island, NY

    Started in 1993

  • Kendrick Lamar

    k dot

    Compton, CA

    Started in 2003

  • Killer Mike

    Adamsville, Atlanta, GA

    Started in 1999

  • KRS-One

    Boogie Down Productions BDP

    South Bronx, Bronx, NY

    Started in 1985

  • Lil Wayne

    Hollygrove, New Orleans, LA

    Started in 1996

  • Little Brother

    Phonte Rapper Big Pooh 9th Wonder

    Durham, NC

    Started in 2001

  • LL Cool J

    Queens, NY

    Started in 1984

  • M.O.P.

    mop billy danze lil fame

    Brownsville, Brooklyn, NY

    Started in 1992

  • Mac Dre

    Vallejo, CA

    Started in 1984

  • Method Man

    Wu-Tang Clan

    Park Hill, Staten Island, NY

    Started in 1992

  • MF DOOM

    madvillian viktor vaughn doom king geedorah

    Long Beach, Long Island, NY

    Started in 1988

  • Missy Elliott

    Portsmouth, VA

    Started in 1991

  • Mobb Deep

    Havoc Prodigy

    Manhattan, New York, NY

    Started in 1992

  • Mos Def

    Black Star

    Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, NY

    Started in 1994

  • Mystikal

    12th Ward, New Orleans, LA

    Started in 1993

  • Nas

    Long Island City, Queens, NY

    Started in 1991

  • Nicki Minaj

    South Jamaica, Queens, NY

    Started in 2007

  • Notorious BIG

    biggie smalls

    Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, NY

    Started in 1992

  • OutKast

    big boi andre 3000

    East Point, Atlanta, GA

    Started in 1992

  • Public Enemy

    Chuck D Flavor Flav Terminator X

    Garden City, Long Island, NY

    Started in 1982

  • Pusha T

    clipse

    Virginia Beach, VA

    Started in 1992

  • Rae Sremmurd

    Swae Lee Slim Jxmmi

    Tupelo, MS

    Started in 2012

  • Raekwon

    Wu-Tang Clan

    Park Hill, Staten Island, NY

    Started in 1992

  • Rick Ross

    Carol City, Miami, FL

    Started in 2001

  • Run-D.M.C.

    Run DMC Jam Master Jay

    Hollis, Queens, NY

    Started in 1981

  • RZA

    Wu-Tang Clan The RZArector Bobby Digital

    Brownsville, Brooklyn, NY

    Started in 1989

  • Scarface

    Geto Boys

    Sunnyside, Houston, TX

    Started in 1988

  • ScHoolboy Q

    South Figueroa Corridor, South Central Los Angeles, CA

    Started in 2009

  • Slick Rick

    Bronx, NY

    Started in 1983

  • Smif-N-Wessun

    Tek Steele Boot Camp Clik

    Brownsville, Brooklyn, NY

    Started in 1993

  • Snoop Dogg

    Long Beach, CA

    Started in 1992

  • T.I.

    Tip T.I.P. P$C

    Bankhead, Atlanta, GA

    Started in 2001

  • Talib Kweli

    Black Star Reflection Eternal

    Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY

    Started in 1996

  • The Coup

    Boots Riley E-Roc Pam the Funkstress

    Oakland, CA

    Started in 1991

  • The Pharcyde

    Fatlip SlimKid3 Imani Bootie Brown

    Los Angeles, CA

    Started in 1989

  • The Roots

    ?uestlove Tariq

    Philadelphia, PA

    Started in 1987

  • Three 6 Mafia

    DJ Paul Juicy J Lord Infamous Koopsta Knicca Gangsta Boo Crunchy Black

    Memphis, TN

    Started in 1991

  • Tricky Daddy

    Liberty City, Miami, FL

    Started in 1996

  • UGK

    Underground Kingz Bun B Pimp C

    Port Arthur, TX

    Started in 1987

  • Vince Staples

    Long Beach, CA

    Started in 2010

  • Wu-Tang Clan

    RZA GZA Method Man Raekwon Ghostface Killah Inspectah Deck U-God Masta Killa Cappadonna

    Staten Island, NY

    Started in 1992

  • YG

    Compton, CA

    Started in 2009

  • Young Thug

    Atlanta, GA

    Started in 2011

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