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Meek Mill

Robert Williams (born May 6, 1987), better known by his stage name Meek Mill, is an American rapper from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was briefly signed to T.I.'s label Grand Hustle Records and in February 2011 signed to Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group. Raw, gritty and talented describe the lyrical talents of Rapper Meek Mill. Born May 6, 1987 under the astrological sign of Taurus, Robert Rahmeek Williams adopted the rap name

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Chronik

This page represents two artists: 1)Giorgos Papadopoulos (Minimalist artist from Athens and Berlin)
2)British grime artist and member of Slew Dem
1) Chronik (Giorgos Papadopoulos) was born in Athens in 1974. His relationship with music started working as a radio producer for jazzfm in the early 90s’ and as a columnist for various music magazines. He began creating music about 5 years ago and today his focus is on minimal ambient based mainly on piano, characterized by cinematography, melancholy, scattered notes and long melodies that form expressive engagements.

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Anal Discharge

Anal Discharge is a influenced band formed on the Central Coast, NSW Australia in 2005. The lineup consisted of Matthew Vaughn, Nathan Martin, Jeffrey Brown, and Grant Hunter. The band released one EP, as well as a split double floppy-disk with Sydney's Kill A Celebrity. A number of live bootleg recordings are available online. Anal Discharge played their final show on April 23 2008.

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Traxx

Chicago born and bred Melvin Oliphant aka Traxx is known for constructing the "jakbeat" sound -- "a turbo-charged take on old school acid and Chicago house for the '00s put together with the unmistakeable tones of classic analogue gear such as the TR-909, TR-808, and, of course, the TB-303". Traxx himself talking about this phenomenon:
"It's a truly separate genre in its own right... the reason is because jakbeat is influenced from not just by techno and house...

Read more about Traxx on Last.fm.

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Pusha T

Pusha T (born Terrence Thornton on May 14, 1977 in Bronx, NY) is a recording artist, occasional actor, and one half of the critically acclaimed duo Clipse, which formed in 1992 from Virginia Beach, Virginia. He is also the co-founder and co-CEO of Re-Up Records along with his brother Gene "Malice" Thornton, the other half of Clipse. He has since relocated to Norfolk, Virginia where he and his brother were raised. In September 2010 he announced that he has signed to Kanye West's G.O.O.D.

Read more about Pusha T on Last.fm.

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Lil Wayne

Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. (born September 27, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana), better known by his stage name Lil Wayne, is an American rapper. Formerly a member of the rap group the Hot Boys, he joined the Cash Money Records collective as a teenager. Get It How U Live, released in 1997, was Lil Wayne's first album with Hot Boys, and Tha Block is Hot, his solo debut, came out in 1999.
After gaining fame with two other albums in the early 2000s, Lil Wayne reached higher popularity with 2004's Tha Carter and its two subsequent albums Tha Carter II (2005) and Tha Carter III (2008).

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