Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones, who performs under the mononym Nas, formerly Nasty Nas, is an American rapper and actor.
Dante Terrell Smith is an American MC and actor. He is better known by his stage name Mos Def, which, contrary to popular belief, does not mean ‘MOSt DEFinetly’, but rather that he thinks he is the ‘Most Def’, Def meaning ‘cool’ in old school hip-hop slang…
Beastie Boys are an alternative hip hop group from New York City consisting of Michael “Mike D” Diamond, Adam “MCA” Yauch, and Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz.
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.