Jungle Brothers, hip-hop group and founding members of the Native Tongues collective. The original trio comprised Michael Small (Mike Gee), Nathaniel Hall (Afrika Baby Bam, a homage to Afrika Bambaataa) & Sammy Burwell (DJ Sammy B). Known for their Afrocentric lyrics and innovative beats, they pioneered the fusion of jazz & hip-hop and became the 1st hip-hop group to use a house-music producer. Their hit, I'll House You, is known for being the 1st hip-house record recorded outside of the…

Jungle Brothers, hip-hop group and founding members of the Native Tongues collective. The original trio comprised Michael Small (Mike Gee), Nathaniel Hall (Afrika Baby Bam, a homage to Afrika Bambaataa) & Sammy Burwell (DJ Sammy B).

Fugees, hip hop group who rose to fame in the mid-1990s. Their repertoire included elements of hip hop, soul and Caribbean music, particularly reggae. The members of the group were rapper/singer/producer Wyclef Jean, rapper/singer/producer Lauryn Hill and rapper Pras Michel. Deriving their name from the term refugee, Jean and Pras are Haitian, while Hill is American. Their sophomore album, The Score, sold 17 million copies worldwide, launching the group into superstardom.

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While working on their debut U.S. albums in the early 90's, Missy Elliot and members of R&B group Sugah, lived in the same Rochester studio along with Ginuwine and Magoo who lived upstairs and Timbaland who lived in the basement of the studio.

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Marly Marl, hip hop legend.          Hip-hop ' s Greatest underrated producer!

Today in Hip Hop History:Marlon Williams better known as Marley Marl was born September 1962

Salt-n-Pepa  This '80s hip-hop trio was one of the first all-female rap groups. Consisting of Cheryl James, SandraDenton and Deidra Roper, the group was known for the smash singles "Push It," "Let's Talk About Sex" and "Whatta Man." Salt-n-Pepa produced five studio albums and won a Grammy throughout the '90s before they disbanded in 2002.

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Salt-n-Pepa This hip-hop trio was one of the first all-female rap groups. Consisting of Cheryl James, SandraDenton and Deidra Roper.

RZA (born Robert Diggs), aka Bobby Digital, American music producer, multi-instrumentalist, author, rapper, actor, director, screenwriter, and de facto leader of the Wu-Tang Clan. He has produced almost all of Wu-Tang Clan's albums as well as many Wu-Tang solo (incl. his own) and affiliate projects. The Source placed him within the 20 greatest producers in its history, and Vibe placed him in the "Elite Eight" of The Greatest Hip-Hop Producer of All Time. He directed the film The Man with the…

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music producer and hip hop mogul Rick Rubin photographed at his home in Malibu, California by Robert Gallagher

music producer and hip hop mogul Rick Rubin photographed at his home in Malibu, California by Robert Gallagher.

10. African Music Music Group 90's or earlier - Wu-Tang Clan - The Wu-Tang Clan is an American East Coast hip hop group from Staten Island, New York that consists of rappers RZA, GZA, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Masta Killa, and the late Ol' Dirty Bastard.

African Music Music Group or earlier - Wu-Tang Clan - The Wu-Tang Clan…

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