Earl Simmons, better known by his stage names DMX and Dark Man X, is an American rapper and actor.
Robert Fitzgerald Diggs, better known by his stage name RZA, is a music producer, multi-instrumentalist, author, rapper, actor, director, and screenwriter.
Grover is an experimental saxophonist and hip hop producer from Orange, California.
Slum Village is an underground hip hop group from Conant Gardens, Detroit, Michigan.
Smif-n-Wessun (aka Cocoa Brovaz) is an underground hip hop duo consisting of members Tek and Steele.
Chubb Rock is a New York based rapper who released several commercially successful hip hop albums in the early 1990s.
“Born in March 1990, I was raised on a wide variety of music including jazz, hip hop, disco, funk and soul.
I am heavily influenced and inspired by producers like Pete Rock, Large Pro, Da Beatminerz and Buckwild.” – Orion
America Is Dying Slowly (a backronym for AIDS) is a compilation album, the eighth in the Red Hot AIDS Benefit Series of recorded by the Red Hot Organization. It featured collaborations from several underground hip hop acts, including Mobb Deep, De La Soul, Coolio, Biz Markie, Chubb Rock, The Lost Boyz, Pete Rock, Common and Wu-Tang Clan.