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Ugly Duckling

Ugly Duckling are a hip hop trio, formed in 1993 in Long Beach, California. Ugly Duckling's members are Dizzy Dustin, Young Einstein and Andy Cooper. Their style is alternative hip hop, influenced especially by old school performers such as the Zulu Nation and the Native Tongues Posse. Most of their songs follow the creed that hip hop is about having fun and often mock the clichéd gangster rappers who dominate the mainstream.

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XVII

The last time legendary rapper Pimp C crowned an artist with the coveted Underground Kingz crest, Baton Rogue bad boys Lil Boosie and Webbie took the Gulf Coast by storm. With Pimp’s stamp of approval, high-energy rhymes and bouncy bayou beats, they earned national respect and lucrative solo careers from Sweet James Jones’ golden touch. Now, Pimp anoints his newest rap protégé. This time around, he recruits Mississippi native XVII (Seventeen).

Read more about XVII on Last.fm.

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Shadow Child

There is more than one artist/band under the name Shadow Child; 1) UK Electronic production side-project by Dave Spoon. Signed to Claude VonStroke's Dirty Bird imprint, he blends a mix of bass music, house and drum n bass. 2) A melodic harcore band

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Skyzoo

Born Gregory Skyler Taylor in 1982 in Crown Heights, he grew up in Bedford-Stuyvesant. He was nicknamed Skyzoo by his parents after the Skyy disco song (his middle name is Skyler). He began rapping at the age of nine and went on to work with producers Jay Dee and 9th Wonder, releasing several mixtapes in the hope of securing a record deal. He was beaten by Jin on BET's 106 & Park freestyle contest, but went on to have tracks used as both the theme to ESPN's Whiplash TV and the soundtrack to a Guinness advert, and set up his own Custom Made Entertainment company.

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Panik

There is more than one artist with this name:
1) Panik (sometimes referred as Panik ltdc) an influential French chaos punk band from the 80s
2) Panik, a German nu metal-band.
3) Panik, a Turkish rock band.
4) Panik, a producer/dj from Chicago and one of the founding members of the Molemen Collective 1) PANIK (aka Panik ltdc) is a French Punk-Oi band from the 80s that appeared in many French punk compilations. They are one of the many bands from the chaos punk era. They reunited in 2008.

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Kyza

KYZA (Born A. Henry) is a hip-hop MC from London. He was a member of well-known UK hip hop crew Terra Firma until he left in November 2006, allegedly due to disagreements with the crew's founder Klashnekoff.

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