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Cormega

Cory McKay (born 1970 in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn) , better known as Cormega or "MC Cor", is an American emcee best known for his vivid and poignant narratives about inner-city life. Cormega came up as part of the early-'90s Queensbridge, Queens, New York scene that also fostered such name acts as Nas and Mobb Deep, among many others (not to mention the preceding generation of artists affiliated with Marley Marl and the Juice Crew).

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Black Jesus

There are three artists with the name Black Jesus:
1) Black Jesus is a metal band from Melbourne with members of Extortion, Fall Out, Delta Reds and Jed Whitey. The band was formed in 2009 out a mutual desire to play crushing riffs and pulverising live shows. Since their inception they have produced a 4 track demo titled "Black Jesus Saves" which has received underground acclaim within the dead metal music scene.

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Lupe Fiasco

Wasalu Muhammad Jaco (born February 16, 1982 in Chicago, Illinois), better known by his stage name Lupe Fiasco, is a Grammy Award-winning American hip-hop artist and producer. He first became known to the mainstream hip-hop community in 2005 when he appeared on Kanye West's album Late Registration on the track "Touch the Sky." In 2006 Lupe released his debut album, Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor on Atlantic Records, and in December 2007 he released his second full length album, Lupe Fiasco's The Cool.

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Percee P

Percee P (b. John Percy Simon, 1971) is an underground hip-hop artist from the Patterson Projects, South Bronx, New York City. He is known in the underground for selling his mixtapes himself at shows and in front of Fat Beats and for his many guest appearances on other alternative and underground hip-hop artists' releases. He has worked with such rappers as Big Daddy Kane, Kool Keith, Lord Finesse, Aesop Rock, Edan, Jurassic 5, C-Rayz Walz, Jaylib, Jedi Mind Tricks, Maestro Fresh Wes, Wildchild, and many more.

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Biz Markie

Biz Markie is an East Coast hip hop artist, DJ and world-renowned Human Beat Boxer, best known for humorous singles like "Just a Friend" and "Pickin' Boogers." and his pre-MTV hit "Vapors". He has been labeled The Clown Prince of Hip-Hop. His career began in the 1980s. In 1992, Biz recorded a song called "Alone Again," but Gilbert O'Sullivan claimed the track featured an unauthorized sample of his hit "Alone Again (Naturally)," and served Biz papers. His career was quite damaged from the lawsuit, and Biz ducked out of the harshest glare of the limelight for the remainder of the 1990s.

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Rell

Ladies may swoon over the tough-talking city boys, but in the end what they really want is an old-fashioned southern gentleman. A man who understands the importance of chivalry-- one who'll show up on the doorstep with a dozen long-stem roses just because, or will massage her feet after a long day at work. One who'll serve her favorite dinner by candlelight, or cater to her when she's sick.

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David Myles

There are several artists named David Myles: 1) Canadian singer-songwriter David Myles' second full-length album, "Things Have Changed", is the latest in a long line of musical achievements. At age eleven, he was a finalist in the Connaught Street School lip synch contest for his version of "Heartbreak Hotel". Ten years later, Myles played with a blues band in a Chinese soccer stadium. The show was televised to millions of people. Back in Canada, he opened for west-coast rap group "The Rascalz" as a beat-boxer. This year he played trumpet on recent but unreleased Buck 65 recordings.

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