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“Treat the music business like you're studying for a final exam. I don't know too many

The Bay Veteran / Grammy nominated rapper, Yukmouth is back in play with his latest effort

It kinda just happened. I was supposed to be a solo artist with Ruthless (Records), but

Livin Proof is no stranger to the spotlight. He came up in the Williamsburg section of

The 26 year old Artist Problem aka Jason Martin is also known for being a writer,

When I realized that I would never in my life become a real drug kingpin. The

The idea was to show West Coast rap unity in ACTION! To put artists together who

Rapper/Producer/Actor; those are just a few of the many hats worn ever so proudly by Antwan

Left Coast lyricist 40 Glocc, nee' Lawrence White, first began his musical ascent way back in

Charles Penniman, known to the masses as Glasses Malone, is a Left Coast emcee who grew

Possessing a keen ear for music from an early age, 4 or 5 to be exact,

Robert Wilson, or as he is professionally known, Bobby Valentino, is a Jackson, Mississippi, by way

“The real rap artists have to do real business real business requires a lot of patience.

Um…I mean I only had that one moment one time. When I did my deal and

After a record setting string of wins in New York City’s notorious Fight Klub rap battle

The artist formerly known as Billy Bathgate, first came to the attention of the masses after

Since dropping his Rap-A-Lot/Asylum album Restless, reviews and word-of-mouth have made Trae an artist to watch.

The Hayward Cali native is on a vengeance to bring the West back! 

Brittany Nicole Carpenter, professionally known as Diamond, first rose to fame as one sixth of the

Not many artists in hip hop reach the commercial status that Fat Joe has obtained. Many

The Chi-Town Boss is back folks! He's gearing up for his new release

The Grammy-winning multi-platinum artist is at a new place in her life and is rocking a

Hailing from New Orleans, Louisiana, Lawrence "Baby Boy da Prince" Cennett exploded onto the music scene

Starting out in the game writing for huge artists such as Dr. Dre and Eminem, it

In an exclusive interview with Rap Industry, Roccett delves into this and more, discussing life in

Pimpin’ Ken, nee’ Ken Ivy literally has seen and done it all. After first appearing in

Multi-platinum selling Hip-Hop artist David Marvin Blake, p.k.a. DJ Quik, is already a living legend in

Willy Northpole, nee’ William Adams, was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, and from the very

Rasheeda, the female MC hailing from Atlanta, Georgia has been cranking out hits since the early

My grandmother. I'm cool and humble, but she was REALLY humble. Ya know like how you're

In '94, Black Sheep's lackluster sophomore album, Non-Fiction, was released, meeting with mixed reviews and poor

To say the man born Barry Adrian Reese, or as he is professionally known, Cassidy, has

Grafh's early years were spent in a climate submerged in the infamous crack wars of the

As the old saying goes, one should never judge a book by its cover. That is

Grammy Award winning rapper/actor Ludacris eventually took notice as to what was going on with the

It means you're a trendsetter and it means that people gonna respect you for that. Everybody

“Everybody doesn’t do bubblegum rapping,” he says. “If I hip-hop is dead. I want to

I like everything I do 'cause if I don't, then I'll scratch the song. If it's

Although Welcome to the Zoo sold 35,000 units in its first week of release, the momentum

Referring to himself as the “hardest out, hungriest out,” “Rugger” Rell gained notoriety on the underground

you see a lot of West Coast Jay Z niggas

Rap Industry Dot Com recently caught up with his namesake, Frank Lucas, Jr., the, now grown,

Bizzy Bone's life has taken him from the lowest of lows to the highest of highs.

Too many followers, even from a business standpoint people are doing what everybody else does. Creatively,

Right now, it is indeed a Numworld and despite everything, after all is said and done,

As protégés of uber-producer, Marley Marl, the Lords of the Underground, comprised of emcees; Mr. Funke

Houston, Texas, home of Rap-A-Lot Records, and the original birthplace of the legendary Geto Boys, is

In a new era where rap music has transformed through the ages, Monch is prepared for

Born in Memphis, TN, Eightball (Premro Smith) and MJG (Marlon Jermaine Goodwin) traveled throughout the south–

I want (people) to know that I’ve overcome a lot to be where I am, and

The Wild Cowboy is back, after a nearly two year hiatus, and this time the veteran

“I can’t honestly say that I feel I’m the all around best as far as making

The Chicago, Illinois, by way of Hotlanta, GA, native burst onto the music scene with his

Cyssero will no doubt be making waves on every coast as he delivers his rap masterpiece

Corey ‘C-Murder’ Miller is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, by way of Richmond, California, and

EPMD, The legends from Brentwood, New York--one of the prominent acts in East coast hip hop,

AZ was also a member of rap super group The Firm with Nas, Foxy Brown and

Mia Young, known by her stage name Mia X, was the first female rapper to sign

Like its Southern cousin Crunk, HYPHY is a term encompassing the wildly energetic dancing, music and

The first soul woman signed to Disturbing the Peace/Def Jam, this Newark, New Jersey native introduces

Back in December of 2005, it was just another day at the office for 20-year-old Rod

Known to the government as Darryl Richardson, Scrappy has come a long way from the ugliness

Growing up in Queensbridge, Ron surrounded himself with two things: Basketball and Rap Music.

Remember 1987? Well let me take you back for a second. Public Enemy had just released

Melle Mel began performing in the late 1970s. He may be the first rapper to call