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F. Stokes

F.Stokes is a internationally touring rapper/poet/spoken wordsmith who has performed in premiere venues throughout the world. F.Stokes stage presence is simply captivating; attracting and engaging crowds of all demographics and backgrounds, by mixing provocatively cutting lyrics, with superb stage-presence and crowd engagement. His content is elevated and has been described as "aspirational and optimistic". He has performed in venues ranging from intimate art gallery’s in the historical neighborhood of Chelsea in New York City, to the world renowned Elysee Montmartre in Paris, France.

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Killah Priest

Killah Priest is a tangential associate of the Wu-Tang Clan. The Brooklyn native made his first recorded appearances on records by such Wu side projects and solo albums as the Gravediggaz, Ol' Dirty Bastard's Return to the 36 Chambers, and, most importantly, Genius/GZA's seminal Liquid Swords. His contributions became legendary and paved the way for the release of his acclaimed debut album, Heavy Mental, in the spring of 1998.

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Blackalicious

Gift Of Gab (Tim Parker) and Chief Xcel (Xavier Mosley) met at John F. Kennedy High School in 1987 in Sacramento, California and formed the group in the early 1990s. They released their first recording, "Swan Lake", on . The Solesides Crew consisted of the duo, as well as other friends of theirs they had met at University of California - Davis, including DJ Shadow, Lyrics Born and Lateef The Truth Speaker. The single was an underground hit, but label trouble prevented the duo from immediately capitalizing on their fame.

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God's Gift

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God's Gift is a grime MC from East London, and is a member of the group Mucky Wolfpack, as well as most recently Cemetary Warriors. He was also a member of the pioneering collective Pay As You Go and was closely associated with Wiley and Riko. Years ago he had the name Pepsi. He claims to be returning to grime in 2010 after a break. 2)
A band connected with the Manchester Musician's Collective in the late 70s, early 80s, God's Gift strove to outdo their contemporaries in darkness, diffidence, pure feral energy and gleeful musical anarchy.

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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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M9

There are two artist named M9. The most famous one is Martin Kayongo-Mutumba from Rinkeby, Sweden. Despite never releasing an album, he’s acquired huge popularity - especially in the northern suburbs of Stockholm - thanks to his quick tongue and clever lyrics. The most recognizable theme in his lyrics is the tough life in the hood (Rinkeby is a town with a large rate of foreigners, and is often cited as one of the most dangerous places in Sweden), clashes with the police and his football career.

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Consequence

There is more than one artist with this name: 1. Dexter Raymond Mills, Jr. (born June 14, 1977 in Queens, New York), better known by his stage name Consequence, is an American hip hop artist. 2. Consequence (Cameron Mclaren), a artist, pioneering the new minimal style of . His first album, Live For Never, was released on D-Bridge's Exit record label in November, 2009.

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Akir

Akir is an African- American rapper who is known for the political message in his songs. His single "Politricks" exposes political efforts to thwart minorities political voices. Akir was featured on Immortal Technique's Revolutionary Vol. 2 & in the Source's "Unsigned Hype" in January 2005. In March 2006 he released his debut album Legacy. Akir first entered the hip-hop scene as an on-air personality with WNMH 97.9 (Mass.) from 1994 to 1996.

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Kid Crusher

KidCrusher is an Australian Horrorcore artist from Adelaide, South Australia. Originating in 1996, KidCrusher has collaborated with several producers from around the world. He was a featured artist on the Insane Clown Posse's Compilation Album Tunnel Runners released on their sub-label Hatchet House. Shawn Montague (KidCrusher) was born October 28, 1986. Born and Raised in the Northern Suburbs of Adelaide, South Australia. KidCrusher started rapping in 1996 recording on cassettes and PC programs and also attempting his dream of being a vocalist in a Death Metal Band.

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