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Sam Goldberg, Zach Borgan, Josh Field

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  • 1. RAP 2k0 Produced by Sam “Slam” Goldberg, Josh “MC Ron” Field and Zachary “Dr.” Borgman
    • aka “Gangsta Rap”
    • Pioneers include: N.W.A. and Tupac Shakur
    • Dr. Dre introduced a new type of west coast rap called G-Funk with his 1992 album “The Chronic”
    • Music discussed street violence
  • 3.  
  • 4. Dr. Dre
    • Straight outta Compton, California
    • In the 2000’s focused on producing other rappers– Eminem and 50 Cent
    • Released “2001” as a solo album after many doubted that Dre could still perform up to his old standards.
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  • 6. Snoop Doggy Dogg
    • aka Snoop DO double G
    • West Coast Rapper from Long Beach County
    • Popularized phrase suffix ”-izzle”
    • Associated acts– Dr. Dre, Tupac Shakur
    • Claim to fame is album, “Doggystyle”
  • 7. Eminem
    • aka Slim Shady
    • Fastest selling album in rap history “The Marshall Mathers LP”
    • Originally from Detroit, Michigan but his style of rap is that related to the West Coast
    • Extremely controversial and often raps about his daughter Hallie Jade.
    • New Album “Relapse” this year.
  • 8.  
    • aka Dirty South
    • Straightforward lyrics
    • Wide range of styles with sub genres of crunk and snap
    • Pioneered by Scar Face and his rap crew the Geto Boys
  • 10.  
  • 11. Lil Wayne
    • Word life– basic thuganomics
    • Aka Weezy f. baby
    • Known for his annoyingness
    • Known for his dirty tats
    • Known for not being as good as slim
  • 12.  
  • 13. T.I.
    • Born as Clifford Harris Jr.
    • Alter ego: TIP
    • Sentenced one year in jail for possesion of illegal fire arms.
    • Top Selling Album: “King”
    • Hit Single: “What ever you like”
  • 14.  
  • 15. Ludacris
    • Born as Christopher Bridges
    • Top Selling Southern hip hop solo artist ever.
    • Top Selling album– Chicken-N-Beer
    • Nominated for 40 awards
  • 16.  
  • 17. EAST SIDE
    • Began in South Bronx, NY
    • Known for emphasis on lyrics
    • Headed by Run-DMC and the Sugarhill Gang
    • Known for raps greatest story teller and musical genius…. Notorious B.I.G. (god bless)
  • 18.  
  • 19. Nas
    • “ Illmatic” was the hip hop album that swayed listeners away from west coast
    • Started tons of controversy with his 2008 “Untitled” which was originally going to be titled N****r
    • Known as the man who revived hip-hop
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  • 21. Jay-Z
    • Aka Jigga
    • CEO and Owner of Roc a Fella Records
    • Partial owner of New Jersey Nets
    • Greatest MC of all time
    • “ Reasonable Doubt” was his first and top selling album
  • 22.  
  • 23. Kanye West
    • Aka Kan Yeezy
    • All three albums were nominated for best Rap Album- they suck
    • Defined Hip Hop of the 2k’s
    • Originally a producer of one of the top albums in Rap history, “Blueprint” (made in only two days)
  • 24.  
  • 25. R.I.P.
  • 26. Freshman Asher Roth B.o.B. Charles Hamilton