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R.A. the Rugged Man

R.A. the Rugged Man, real name R.A. Thorburn, is a rapper from Stony Brook, Long Island. He began his music career at age 12. At 18, he signed to Jive Records. R.A.'s legend, perpetuated by the P.R. biographies at his various labels, say he was dropped due to violent and disgusting behavior, but in interviews he disputes many of the more extreme stories told about him, adding that Jive just didn't know how to break new artists at the time.

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Broken

1. Broken ( / / ) Follow "Broken" At At www.beatsbybroken.com
Christopher Green or better known as "Broken" was born in Anchorage,AK...
A place where he learned his first musical understandings at, from his brother's beat up stereo and his father's record collection "Broken" gained an early understanding of what hits the heart.
Later moving to Canada and going through many phases and changes during the process Broken heard many types of music which he still carries with him to this day.

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Hypothesis

1) Hypothesis is a jazz-rap collaboration band from beautiful Durham, North Carolina. Lead by rapper Zach G and lead producer Seth Rose, the band strives to make thoughtful, creative music by channeling their lives and their city in the form of jazz, hip hop and poetry. 2) Hypothesis is a melodic death metal group from Kouvola, Finland. More information and music samples on their MySpace-site www.myspace.com/hypothesisband

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Immortal Technique

Felipe Andres Coronel (born February 19, 1978), better known by the stage name Immortal Technique, is a Peruvian rapper, and an urban activist. He was born in Lima, Peru and raised in Harlem, New York. Most of his lyrics focus on controversial issues in global politics. The views expressed in his lyrics are largely a mixture of socialist commentary on issues such as class hierarchy, poverty, religion, government and institutional racism.

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Nice & Smooth

Nice & Smooth is an underground East Coast rap duo from New York, composed of Greg Nice (Greg Mays) and Smooth B (Daryl Barnes). Together, they made several albums in the late 1980s and early 1990s to little popular appeal, though their second album (Ain't a Damn Thing Changed, 1991) was a commercial success that included a minor hit in "Sometimes I Rhyme Slow". "Hip-Hop Junkies", which featured a sample from The Partridge Family's "I Think I Love You" was also a hit, and once performed live on Keenan Ivory Wayans "In Living Color".

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Eagle

Eagle's a rapper that paints pictures with his words that leave vivid images in the listeners head, in a true story teller style; he is captivates the mind with deep insights for reflection while keeping your head noding to his upfront Hip Hop style. Alternatively Eagle is an alias used by Japanese game musician kors k for some of his songs.

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