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Diddy Dirty Money

According to Combs, Diddy-Dirty Money is "a look, a sound, a movement, a crew" and not about "drug money, illegal money, or anything negative...for my new album Last Train to Paris, I wanted to do something refreshing, something unique, something forward for myself as an artist...I wanted to tell a love story I couldn’t just tell the male’s point of view."[2] Bad Boy A&R Daniel 'Skid' Mitchell told HitQuarters that Diddy-Dirty Money is creating a new genre of "futuristic soul".[3]

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Q-Tip

Q-Tip (born Jonathan Davis on November 20, 1970 in New York City), is an American rapper, actor, and record producer, and is the former leader of the group A Tribe Called Quest, from which he was also known as "Abstract". He converted to Islam in the mid-1990s, and changed his name to Kamaal Ibn John Fareed. The Q in Q-Tip's stage name stands for Queens, the borough of New York City from which he hails. It is also said to be a name that represents his ability to get into one’s ears. He also refers to himself as The Abstract (originally The Abstract Poetic) and Kamaal the Abstract.

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Ace

There are multiple artists with this name
1. A British pop group
2. A Eurobeat singer
3. An American R&B singer
4. An American rapper and DJ
5. An alias of Tyler, the Creator 1) Ace were a British rock music band, who enjoyed moderate success in the 1970s. They are notable for their part in the early career of Paul Carrack, who later became famous as a solo artist, and as a member of several other groups. The band was formed in December 1972 as Ace Flash And The Dynamos, but this name was quickly abbreviated to just Ace. -- Wikipedia.

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Leaf Dog

Leafdog has been dabbling with wordplay for the best part of ten years. One third of underground heroes The Three Amigos and beat maker to the stars, the time has come for Leafdog to add his debut solo release to an already bulging back catalogue of crew releases, live plaudits, guest features and production credits. In a world where reinventing and re-evaluating everything has become standard practice, Leafdog is an example of an artist who remains dedicated to the principles that make underground hip hop one of the most exciting forms of musical expression on the planet.

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LazY Habits

Originally the brainchild of one MC, Lazy Habits now stand as an eight piece live Hip Hop band. Merging elements of hip hop inc Decks (DJ Itchi) Rhymes (MC Lazy and Skin Horse) and Wandan, one of the UK finest Beatboxers, with a live band inc Drums, Bass, and a jazz based Brass Section. Lazy Habits have performed at London’s best clubs from Cargo to Koko and the Jazz Café. They have also headlined their own sold out nights at the Water Rats and prestigious Marquee Club...

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Lorenzo

In a rare meeting backstage at Cincinnati’s Music Hall, music legend, Prince asked singer/songwriter, Mark Lorenzo, “Do you believe the cream will rise to the top?...” After responding that he did, Prince continued, “...Then you have nothing to worry about.” After that meeting, things have really taken off for Lorenzo. Currently, the band is touringin support of their national EO Records / Universal Records release, “Love Shape Bruise.

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Shameless

There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Shameless is a glam/sleaze rock band. Alexx Michael, songwriter and bassplayer from Munich, Germany, had for several years the vision of "The ultimate Rock'n Roll band". Being influenced by KISS since he was 7 years old, he started to play guitar at the age of 15. Later he switched from guitar to bass. By April of 1989, he formed the original version of Shameless. Because of the departure of the vocalist, the band broke up by the end of 1991.

Read more about Shameless on Last.fm.

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