Mac Miller

Artist Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

Miller first started rapping at the age of fourteen. Prior to changing his name to Mac Miller, he was known as EZ Mac.

Macklemore

Artist Hometown: Seattle, WA

Ben Haggerty (born June 19, 1983), also better known by his stage name Macklemore and formerly known as Professor Macklemore, is an American rapper and musician. Macklemore works with Ryan Lewis (producer), Andrew Joslyn (violin) and Owuor Arunga (trumpet). Haggerty

Madlib

Artist Hometown: Oxnard, CA

Otis Jackson Jr. (born October 24, 1973 in Oxnard, California), known professionally as Madlib, is a Los Angeles-based DJ, multi-instrumentalist, rapper, and music producer. Known under a plethora of pseudonyms, he is one of the most prolific and

Mike Mictlan

Artist Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

With mainstream appeal, surgical precision, and unshakable crew love, Mike Mictlan is an unparalleled force in the underground. His live show is a spectacle of sweat and laughter and fury and communion. You could search every venue in every city, but you will not find an emcee in rap music with

Mobb Deep

Artist Hometown: Queens, NY

Mobb Deep is an American Hip hop duo from Queensbridge, Queens, New York, U.S.,[1] that consisted of Havoc and Prodigy. The duo is "one of the most critically acclaimed hardcore East Coast Hip-Hop groups".[2] The group is best

MURS

Artist Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Nick Carter (born March 16, 1978), better known by his stage name Murs, is an American rapper. His name is an acronym (or backronym) that he himself has created multiple meanings for such as "Making the Universe Recognize and Submit" or

Nipsey Hussle

Artist Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Ermias Asghedom (born August 15, 1985), better known by his stage name Nipsey Hussle (often stylized as Nipsey Hu$$le), is an American rapper from Los Angeles, California. He has released numerous mixtapes including the Bullets Ain't Got No

P.O.S

Artist Hometown: Minneapolis

Most of P.O.S' recent album was written in a moving car. On it, he raps at full-clip to ride rolling drums and revving distortion. There's an urgency that he keeps in careful check, and then unleashes for spring-loaded verses that represent his best work. P.O.S built his reputation as an

PackFM

Artist Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Futuristic Mastermind? Female Magnet? Fairly Magnificent? Freestyle Majesty? While the world ponders the meaning behind the initials attached to the end of PackFM’s moniker, after the release of his debut solo album, whutduzFMstand4?, FM will stand for Finally Makin’ it.

Paper Tiger

Artist Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

It is 1996. You are in a rusted-out Corolla with a crossfader apoxied to the dashboard. Killsadie, De La Soul, and Lifter Puller are maxing out the speakers. The window does not go down, no AC. He is singing, and smiling like a motherfucker. Welcome to Paper Tiger’s car. Paper Tiger is