Tyondai Braxton is an American composer and performer and ex-guitarist / singer of American experimental-rock super-group Battles, and as a prominently featured artist on record label Warp Records. He has been actively producing and performing music under his name as a solo artist, as well as collaboratively under various group titles and collectives, since 1998. Raised in Connecticut, Braxton is the son of multi-instrumentalist and avant-garde composer Anthony Braxton. He later studied composition at Hartt School of Music in Hartford, Connecticut with Robert Carl and Ingram Marshall.
Natalie Portman (Hebrew: נטלי פורטמן; born June 9, 1981) is an Academy Award winning Israeli-American actress. Portman began her career in the early 1990s, turning down the opportunity to become a child model in favor of acting. Her first role came in the 1994 independent film Leon: The Professional, however her breakout role did not come until she was cast as Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy.
Death Before Dishonor was an up and coming Boston Hardcore band in 2004 when Bridge Nine and DBD teamed up to release "Friends Family Forever." Now it's 2006, and Death Before Dishonor is a band you cannot ignore. Not unlike the ascent of Hatebreed many years ago,Death Before Dishonor released an EP and they have supported it with non-stop international touring, from legends Agnostic Front, Madball, Full Blown Chaos, and current hardcore powerhouse and once a rising star on Bridge Nine, Terror
There are 11 artists using the name "Manifest": (1) Norwegian technical-thrash/death metal band.
(2) heavy/power metal band from the USA.
(3) Russian rap artist.
(4) Korean-American rap artist from Virginia.
(5) Manifest is also the alias of a Dutch drum 'n bass dj.
(6) Hardcore punk band from Romania
(7) Death Metal band form Switzerland
(8) Death Metal band from The Netherlands
(9) Hip-Hop band from Slovakia
(10) All-Male Chorale group from the USA
Tab was first introduced to music through a drumset. He learned at age five by following his teacher improv on the piano. These lessons would spark the approach he took towards music for years to come. Hip-hop would quickly become Tab's genre of choice because of how the drums carried the songs. Groups like Wu-Tang and The Roots developed his taste for the lyrical EastCoast style he tries to recreate to this day.
Jason Hunter, (born July 6, 1971) better known as Inspectah Deck (aka Rebel INS), is an American rapper, producer, and actor. A member of the Wu-Tang Clan, known for his lyricism, he has not achieved the same level of commercial success in his solo career as some of his counterparts (such as Ghostface Killah or Method Man) though he continues to be respected and actively releases material. Hunter routinely mentions the Park Hill Projects in Clifton, Staten Island, NY, where he grew up, going to school with the future Ghostface Killah, Raekwon and Method Man.
HC frenzy from NYC/Mass lifers casting all optimism aside to dismantle reality (whatever that means). In the process of recording a 14 song LP for a Winter 2011 release.
Jazzy Jay (b. John Byas in Beaufort, South Carolina, November 18, 1961), also known as The Original Jazzy Jay or DJ Jazzy Jay, is a pioneering American hip hop DJ and producer. Jazzy Jay was born into a Gullah family in coastal South Carolina. He moved with his family to New York City at a young age and took up the drums, his first instrument. He began his career in hip hop in the 1970s in The Bronx, New York, the epicenter of hip hop culture during the first decade of its development, at the age of 13.