Cella Dwellas are an underground hip hop duo from Flatbush, Brooklyn, consisting of emcees UG and Phantasm. In 2000, the duo shortened their name simply to The Dwellas…
Organized Konfusion was an alternative hip hop duo from Queens, New York.
Fugees were a critically-acclaimed New Jersey hip hop group that rose to fame in the mid-1990s, whose repertoire included elements of soul and Caribbean music, particularly reggae. The members of the group are rapper/singer/producer Wyclef Jean, rapper/singer Lauryn Hill, and rapper Pras Michel.
Digable Planets is a Grammy Award-winning American Hip Hop group based in New York City, composed of Ishmael “Butterfly” Butler (from Seattle), Craig “Doodlebug” Irving (from Philadelphia), and Mary Ann “Ladybug Mecca” Vieira (from Washington, D.C.). They were backed by Silkworm, who later embarked on a solo career under the name King Britt…
Ali Newman, also known as Brother Ali, is a hip hop artist from Madison, Wisconsin.
Nice & Smooth was an underground hiphop duo from New York that consists of Greg Nice and Smooth B.
2 Live Crew was a hip hop group from Miami, Florida. The group was created by DJ Mr. Mixx with fellow rappers Fresh Kid Ice, and Amazing V.
Outkast is an alternative hip hop duo based in East Point, Georgia, consisting of Atlanta native André “André 3000” Benjamin (formerly known as Dré) and Savannah, Georgia-born Antwan “Big Boi” Patton.
The Wu-Tang Clan is a highly influential underground hiphop collective from Staten Island that consists of RZA, GZA, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Masta Killa, and the late Ol Dirty Bastard. They are frequently joined by fellow childhood friend Cappadonna, a quasi member of the group.