Immortal Technique is an American rapper and political activist. He was born in Lima, Peru and raised in Harlem, New York.
Run-D.M.C. was an influential hip hop group from Hollis, in the Queens borough of New York City.
K-Def is a New Jersey based hip hop producer/DJ who has been actively involved in the underground hip hop scene since the early 90s.
Swollen Members is a 4-time Juno Award winning platinum-selling Canadian hiphop group from Vancouver, British Columbia, consisting mainly of the duo Mad Child and Prevail.
The Digital Underground‘s leader is Greg “Shock G” Jacobs, who also went by the stage name of Humpty Hump. Jacobs spent most of his youth in New York City and southern Florida. Heavily influenced by the various Funk bands of the 1970s, Digital Underground sampled their music frequently, which quickly became a defining element of West Coast rap.
Delinquent Habits (aka Los Delinquentes and Los Tres Delinquentes) is an underground hip hop group. Formed in East Los Angeles in 1991, they are known for their Latin-tinged rap, which is both melodic and hardcore.
Tha Alkaholiks, also known as Tha Liks, was an underground hip hop group from Los Angeles, California.