HALL OF FAME
#3 - N.W.A.

#3 – N.W.A.

N.W.A. was controversial and blamed by mainstream media when they told the reality of what was happening in their community.  Their appeal grew coast to coast when city after city related to what they described in their music.  They started the gangster rap phenomenon or you could say it was started by crack cocaine flooded...
#2 - Public Enemy

#2 – Public Enemy

Yes, the Rhythm the Rebel. Words fail to explain how I felt as a youth coming up listening to Public Enemy as loud as my speakers could play. Chuck D and Flava-Flav dropping knowledge while Terminator X mixes seamlessly. Yeah I said Flava was dropping knowledge, sure he was the original hype man innovator known...
#1 – Run DMC

#1 – Run DMC

The Best Rap group ever. RIP Jam Master J. How many of us walked around trying to look like and be like these Queens cats?  RIP Jam Master J, DMC and RUN created a movement that grew into a mushroom cloud in youth culture.  Now we are all grown up Hip Hop is still going...
#5 - Lil Wayne

#5 – Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne first entered the mainstream hip hop scene after earning legendary status in the south with Cash Money Records.  As a youth In his early career he didn’t even use curse words and was obviously an amazing talent on the mic.  After years and years of grinding Lil Wayne has taken over everything from...