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Die Antwoord

Formed in Cape Town, South Africa during Spring 2009, Die Antwoord is an afrikaans futuristic rap crew consisting of Ninja (Watkin Tudor "Waddy" Jones of MaxNormal.TV) and Yo-Landi Vi$$er. DJ Hi-Tek keeps the beats nice and dirty. The majority of their debut album, $O$, was released for free on the Internet in 2009 - Ninja also handed out free albums with hand-drawn artwork at live shows called $O$: Burnt By the Master.

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Layla

There are four artists named Layla:
1. Australian rapper
2. Slovak singer
3. Japanese band
4. American indie band 1. Layla is a by-product of the seemingly endless talent flowing from the West Australian music scene. As a lyricist, poet and pen smith Layla does not ever mince words. Her effortless delivery and strong emphasis on subject matter have become a trademark of her sound. --------------------------------------------------

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Asher Roth

Asher Paul Roth (born August 11, 1985 in Morrisville, Pennsylvania) is an American rapper currently signed to Schoolboy Music and SRC Records. While attending Pennsbury High School, Roth and his friends would rhyme and battle each other for fun, referring to their group as "the hip-hop workshop". He began writing and recording tracks in a friend’s basement and selling copies at school. After selling 250 copies in two days, Roth felt that a career in hip hop was a possibility.

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N.A.S.A.

N.A.S.A. (North America South America) is an international collective of musicians spanning a wide spectrum of musical genres, centered around Squeak E. Clean (Sam Spiegel) and DJ Zegon (Ze Gonzales). Sam and Ze met in April of 2003 at a friend's studio and began making music together the following day. At first they sampled rare Brazilian records from the 60's and 70's to make tracks. However, what started as two crate diggers making music for the fun of it soon developed into something much bigger.

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Sagat

January 12, 2010
SAGATMANCHU … formerly known as Sagat
Profile: Baltimore Based Rapper and Poet
Label: Imperial Underground Sound Signals
In the Beginning of the Hip Hop Explosion at age 13 (1983); writing rhymes and free styling became Sagatmanchu’s best aspiration as a vocalist. While experimenting with different artist names including Chico Slamm, Sagat, Blacksam and Blackstar Oneson, Sagatmanchu developed a wide array of M.C. styles including Word Play, Word Bending, Braggadocio, Battle Rapping, Commentating and Simile / Metaphor.

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Nicki Minaj

Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1984 in Trinidad and Tobago but now lives in New York City, New York, United States), better known by her stage name Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-American, rapper and singer-songwriter signed to a joint venture between Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment and Universal Motown. After releasing several mixtapes and building substantial buzz online her debut album, Pink Friday, was released on November 22, 2010. In October 2010, Minaj became the first female rapper to have seven songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

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Ameen

AMEEN IS AN ARABIC NAME WHICH MEANS TRUTHFUL, I NEVER HAD A NICKNAME AND DIDNT WANT TO MAKE ONE UP JUST TO SPIT WITH SO I COME TO YOU AS AMEEN...MY BIRTH NAME BASICALLY I STARTED WRITING IN ABOUT 2007 AND GOT THE HANG OF IT! IT CAME TO ME NATURALLY, SO IM HERE MAKING MUSIC. REAL MUSIC IS WHAT I WANNA START HEARING SO IM TRYING IT MYSELF! NO GUNS, NO BEEF, NO DRUGS, NO CARS. THIS IS ALL FROM THE HEART!

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