Four groups share this page: American hip-hop group, white power group, American hardcore band, and English oi band. 1) Public Enemy, also known as P.E., is a seminal Golden Age era Hip-Hop group known for their densely layered production and politically charged lyrics demonstrating their interest in the concerns of the African American community. PE formed in Long Island, New York, in 1982 around a WBAU radio show as Spectrum City.
Michael Franti (born April 21, 1966, in Oakland, California) is an African, Irish, and German American poet, musician, and composer. Franti is the creator and driving force behind Michael Franti & Spearhead, a band that blends hip hop with a variety of other styles including funk, reggae, folk, and rock. Franti was part of the industrial punk band The Beatnigs with DJ Rono Tse, which released a self-titled LP, and an EP Television on Jello Biafra's Alternative Tentacles Records.
Rising up from the western suburbs of Adelaide, Poetikool Justice in three years have established themselves at the forefront of Adelaide’s ever-growing music scene. Named as part of the 2007 top 20 up and coming live acts to watch out for in South Australia, Poetikool Justice produce a catchy fusion of Hard Funky*Reggae*Hip Hop which is influenced musically by a wide range of rootsy underground styles.
Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969), known by his stage name Diddy, is an American record producer, rapper, actor, men's fashion designer, entrepreneur and dancer. He won three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards, and his clothing line earned a Council of Fashion Designers of America award. He was originally known as Puff Daddy and then as P. Diddy (Puff and Puffy being often used as a nickname, but never as recording names).
Dylan Mills, known professionally as Dizzee Rascal (born November 1, 1985), is a grime solo artist, formerly a Roll Deep crew member, who emerged from the UK Garage music scene. His music was a blend of garage MCing, conventional rap, grime and ragga, with some more eclectic samples. Dizzee began MCing on pirate radio and at raves at fifteen, but since his mainstream success he has distanced himself from the fledgling scene.
Regarded as one of Australia's No.#1 Live Turntable assassins. DJ Bonez has been in the forefront of Australian DJ'ing culture as a performer, releasing Australia's first series of Mix tape / CD's and also catering to DJ's world wide with break beats and scratch records including producing his own albums which feature MC's both locally and international for artist such as: Funkoars, Blade, Motion Man, Grand Agent, Lotek, Omni, MC Mell'O', Muph & Plutonic, Sandpeople, Speaque Eazie, Pegz, Low Budget, Rainman, Tommy I'llfigga, Mystik Journeyman and much more...
Mix Master Mike (born April 4, 1970 ) is an American turntablist of Jewish and Filipino extraction. His real name is Michael Schwartz. He was born in Daly City, California. He first gained notoriety after performing at several live DJ competitions. Mix Master Mike later joined the ground-breaking turntablist group, Invisibl Skratch Piklz. After gaining fame, he hooked up with the Beastie Boys, working on the album Hello Nasty. He is now considered their resident DJ, replacing DJ Hurricane (who was preceded by Doctor Dre - not to be confused with Dr. Dre !).
Maya Jupiter is an Australian rapper & radio personality. Maya was born in La Paz, Mexico. She is of mixed Mexican and Turkish origin. Her family moved to Melbourne, Victoria when she was one year old, they then relocated to Sydney, New South Wales when she was four. She grew up in Busby, a suburb in South-Western Sydney. In 2003 she released her first album entitled Today, on Mother Tongues, the first label in the world dedicated to developing women in hip-hop music.
LOREN is the name for more than an artists. 1. LOREN is the performer of some songs from the Neon Genesis Evangelion movies as well as the opening and ending theme songs of SEGA's Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II games. 2. LOREN -: AUSTRALIAN based singer/songwriter. Down to earth and humble, Loren is a hard-working troubadour revealing a musical ambition that dazzles. Courtesy of five releases and a huge live presence, he is a testament to what one can create within an independent music scene.
Krayzie Bone (born Anthony Henderson on June 17, 1974) also known as Leatha Face is a member of the rap group, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. He, like his other group members, is known for his tongue-twisting rapid pace of delivery and his ability to create harmonic hooks within songs. He is the most laid back, versatile, and soft spoken member of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony letting his work show for itself.