Gemini Rappers

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Tupac Shakur
( 100 Greatest Artists of All Time by Rolling Stone)
Tupac Shakur
266
Birthdate: June 16, 1971
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: September 13, 1996

Tupac Amaru Shakur, popularly known as 2Pac or Makaveli, is considered as one of the greatest American rappers of all time. Talent and trouble went hand in hand in Shakur’s journey to fame; the higher Shakur rose in his iconic status, the deeper he became entangled in gang violence and an infamous rivalry, which sadly led to his untimely demise.

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Kanye West
(One of the Greatest and Most Influential Hip Hop Musicians of All Time)
Kanye West
242
Birthdate: June 8, 1977
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Creative from a very young age, Kanye West dreamed of becoming a rapper since very early in his life. He became an award winning American rapper whose creativity in music is widely appreciated by critics. However, his outspoken views, comments and behaviour have quite often landed him controversies.

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Ice Cube
(Rapper - Contributed Significantly to the Development of 'Gangsta Rap')
Ice Cube
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Birthdate: June 15, 1969
Birthplace: Crenshaw, California, United States

Ice Cube played an important role in contributing to gangsta rap's popularity. His lyrics for N.W.A's album Straight Outta Compton redrew boundaries and shaped West Coast rap's identity. Because of his lyrics, that explain black nationalism and black struggle, Ice Cube went on to influence a host of rappers and is considered one of the greatest rappers ever.

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The Notorious B.I.G.
(One of the Greatest Rappers of All Time)
The Notorious B.I.G.
144
Birthdate: May 21, 1972
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: March 9, 1997

The Notorious B.I.G. was a rapper and songwriter and is considered one of the best ever. His debut album Ready to Die in 1994 was critically acclaimed. He was murdered in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles in September 1996. His album Life After Death was released two weeks after his death. 

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 5 
Kendrick Lamar
(Regarded As One of the Greatest Rappers of All Time)
Kendrick Lamar
108
Birthdate: June 17, 1987
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States

Kendrick Lamar is regarded as one of the greatest lyricists and rappers of all time. He is also considered one of the most influential celebrities of his generation; such has been his impact on the music industry. In 2016, he was named in Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world list.

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André 3000
(Rapper)
André 3000
91
Birthdate: May 27, 1975
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Lauryn Hill
(One of the Greatest Rappers Of All Time)
Lauryn Hill
75
Birthdate: May 26, 1975
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States

Famous rapper and singer, Lauryn Hill, is widely regarded as one of the greatest rappers of all time and a pioneer in the Neo soul genre. The artist whose album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill won five Grammy Awards, is an inspiration for numerous singers and rappers. Earlier, she gained recognition as member of Fugees, an award-winning hip hop group.

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Kodak Black
(American Rapper Known for His Albums: ‘Painting Pictures’, ‘Dying to Live’ and ‘Bill Israel’)
Kodak Black
128
Birthdate: June 11, 1997
Birthplace: Pompano Beach, Florida, United States

Kodak Black is an American singer, songwriter, and rapper. He gained recognition after releasing hit albums, such as Painting Pictures and Dying to Live. A well-known philanthropist, Kodak Black announced in 2018 that he was in the process of building a school in Haiti. Over the years, he has also donated money for various charitable causes.

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Trippie Redd
(Best Known for His Lead single 'Love Scars' from His Mixtape 'A Love Letter to You')
Trippie Redd
130
Birthdate: June 18, 1999
Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, United States

Rapper, singer, and songwriter, Trippie Redd, became an overnight sensation in 2017 with the release of his debut mixtape, A Love Letter to You. Many of his singles reached the Billboard Hot 100, further cementing his popularity. He has a troubled personal life and has been involved in numerous feuds and legal issues.

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Fetty Wap
(Rapper, Singer)
Fetty Wap
59
Birthdate: June 7, 1991
Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, U.S.
Rapper Willie Junior Maxwell II, better known as Fetty Wap, rose to fame with his Billboard-charting and two-time Grammy-nominated debut track Trap Queen. He often wears the Haitian flag. He has often found himself in the midst of lawsuits for offenses ranging from copyright infringement to assault.
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Kirshnik Ball
(American Rapper and Member of the Hip Hop Group ‘Migos’)
Kirshnik Ball
30
Birthdate: June 18, 1994
Birthplace: Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States

Kirshnik Ball, better known by his stage name Takeoff, is an American singer-songwriter and rapper. He is known for forming the hip hop trio Migos along with Offset and Quavo. Over the years, Kirshnik Ball has achieved success as part of the Migos. He stirred controversy in 2017 when he refused to use an overhead storage bin in an airplane.

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Iggy Azalea
(Rapper Whose Musical Act Came Second to Rank at Number One & Two Simultaneously on The Hot 100)
Iggy Azalea
105
Birthdate: June 7, 1990
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Rapper Iggy Azalea is known for her viral and chart-topping tracks Pu$$y, Two Times, and Fancy. A high-school dropout, she had worked illegally in Miami, before she hit the jackpot with her Billboard-topping debut album, The New Classic. She was the first non-American female rapper to top the Billboard chart.
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Lisa Lopes
(Rapper, Singer and Member of the R&B Girl Group 'TLC')
Lisa Lopes
71
Birthdate: May 27, 1971
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 25, 2002

Lisa Lopes, popularly known as “Left Eye,” was a member of the Grammy-winning hip-hop/R&B girl band TLC. Apart from rapping and singing, she also co-wrote songs and managed the band’s outfits, album titles, and artworks. Lopes died in a car accident in Honduras, leaving behind her incomplete second solo album.

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Tay-K 47
(Rapper)
Tay-K 47
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Birthdate: June 16, 2000
Birthplace: Long Beach, California
Rapper Tay-K is best known for his Billboard-charting and platinum-certified track The Race. The same day the song was released, U.S. marshals arrested him on murder charges in New Jersey. He was convicted in the case involving the death of Ethan Walker and was later indicted for another murder.
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Central Cee
(Rapper)
Central Cee
21
Birthdate: June 4, 1998
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
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Jadakiss
(Musician, Songwriter, Rapper, Singer)
Jadakiss
26
Birthdate: May 27, 1975
Birthplace: Yonkers
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Macklemore
(Rapper and Songwriter Best Known for His Albums ‘The Heist’ and ‘This Unruly Mess I've Made’)
Macklemore
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Birthdate: June 19, 1983
Birthplace: Kent, Washington, United States
Rapper Macklemore shot to fame as part of the duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. They were the first duo in Billboard Hot 100 chart history to have their first two singles, Thrift Shop and Can't Hold Us, featured at the number one position. They won four Grammys in 2014.
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Gunna
(Rapper, Singer and Songwriter Known for His Albums: ‘Drip or Drown 2’, ‘Wunna’ and ‘DS4Ever’)
Gunna
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Birthdate: June 14, 1993
Birthplace: College Park, Georgia, United States

Gunna is an American singer, songwriter, and rapper. On May 22, 2020, Gunna released his second album Wunna, which debuted at number one position on the Billboard 200 chart. Like many other rappers, Gunna has had his share of controversies; he was arrested in 2018 for possession of marijuana and was released the next day on a bond of $2,500.

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G-Eazy
(Rapper Best Known for His Album 'These Things Happen')
G-Eazy
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Birthdate: May 24, 1989
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States

G-Eazy’s success as a rapper can be gauged from the performance of his studio albums, such as When It's Dark Out and The Beautiful & Damned. Although a socially responsible person, G-Eazy was arrested in 2018 on suspicion of assault and use of narcotics. He later pleaded guilty to assault against an official, narcotics possession, and violent resistance.

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Swae Lee
(Rapper and Singer Known for His Singles ‘No Flex Zone’, ‘No Type’ and ‘Black Beatles’)
Swae Lee
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Birthdate: June 7, 1993
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States

Swae Lee is an American singer, rapper and songwriter, who is considered as the “Songbird of the Generation” because of the melody he imparts to his songs. Born Khalif Malik Ibn Shaman Brown, Swae Lee, who is part of the popular hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd, was featured in the popular 2017 song Unforgettable. He is also known as ‘Kid The Great’.

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Mel B
(Singer)
Mel B
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Birthdate: May 29, 1975
Birthplace: Harehills, West Yorkshire, England

Mel B is an English television personality and singer-songwriter. She gained international recognition as part of the popular pop girl group Spice Girls, which has sold more than 85 million records. Over the years, Mel B has been an important TV personality, appearing in several reality series as a participant as well as a judge.

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Remy Ma
(Rapper, Songwriter)
Remy Ma
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Birthdate: May 30, 1980
Birthplace: Castle Hill, New York, United States
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MC Ren
(Rapper, Songwriter, Record producer)
MC Ren
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Birthdate: June 16, 1969
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States
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Big L
(Rapper)
Big L
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Birthdate: May 30, 1974
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 15, 1999
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CeeLo Green
(Singer)
CeeLo Green
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Birthdate: May 30, 1974
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S
Five-time Grammy-winning artist CeeLo Green is best known for his hit tracks Crazy and Fuck You/Forget You. He initially gained fame with the hip-hop band Goodie Mob and then turned solo. He has also appeared as a judge on The Voice and voiced Murray in the animated film Hotel Transylvania.
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The D.O.C.
(Musician, Rapper, Singer)
The D.O.C.
20
Birthdate: June 10, 1968
Birthplace: Dallas
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Waka Flocka Flame
(Rapper Known for His Singles: ‘O Let's Do It’, ‘Hard in da Paint’, and ‘No Hands’)
Waka Flocka Flame
37
Birthdate: May 31, 1986
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Rapper Waka Flocka Flame rose to fame with the release of his single O Let's Do It in 2009. His debut album released the following year, peaked at number six on the US Billboard 200. He is a member of the group 1017 Brick Squad.  He is involved in mental health advocacy and charitable endeavors.

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Azealia Banks
(Rapper Known for Her Viral Single '212')
Azealia Banks
40
Birthdate: May 31, 1991
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States

Azealia Banks is an American rapper, actress, singer, and songwriter. After releasing music through the social networking service Myspace, Banks signed to XL Recordings. After a brief association with Polydor Records and Interscope, Banks founded her own label, Chaos & Glory Recordings. Over the years, her outspoken views on sensitive subjects like race have attracted criticism, controversy, and media scrutiny.

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Nora Lum
(Rapper, Actress)
Nora Lum
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Birthdate: June 2, 1988
Birthplace: Stony Brook, New York, United States
Nora Lum, or Awkwafina, soared to fame with the song My Vag, which became a YouTube hit. She then delivered her album Yellow Ranger and appeared in the series Girl Code. With The Farewell, she became the first Asian woman to win a Golden Globe for the lead female.
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Al B. Sure!
(Singer-songwriter)
Al B. Sure!
14
Birthdate: June 4, 1968
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Dave East
(Rapper Famous For His Eighth Mixtape 'Black Rose')
Dave East
17
Birthdate: June 3, 1988
Birthplace: East Harlem, New York, United States
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Heavy D
(Leader of Heavy D & the Boyz, he was a popular rapper through much of the 1990s.)
Heavy D
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Birthdate: May 24, 1967
Birthplace: Mandeville, Jamaica
Died: November 8, 2011
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Rob Pilatus
(German Singer, Rapper and Member of the Pop Music Group ‘Milli Vanilli’)
Rob Pilatus
6
Birthdate: June 8, 1965
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: April 3, 1998

German model, dancer, and singer, Rob Pilatus, was a member of the pop music duo, Milli Vanilli, with Fabrice Morvan. As an interracial child growing up in Munich, he had a difficult childhood. He began working as a model as a teenager and soon ventured into music. He struggled with substance abuse and died at the age of 32.

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Jacob Anderson
(Actor)
Jacob Anderson
11
Birthdate: June 18, 1990
Birthplace: London, England, UK
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B-Real
(Rapper)
B-Real
10
Birthdate: June 2, 1970
Birthplace: South Gate, United States
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Cupcakke
(Rapper)
Cupcakke
25
Birthdate: May 31, 1997
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Kevin McHale
(Actor)
Kevin McHale
16
Birthdate: June 14, 1988
Birthplace: Plano, Texas, United States
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Ppcocaine
(American Social Media Personality and Rapper Known for Her Song ‘3 Musketeers’)
Ppcocaine
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Birthdate: June 1, 2001
Birthplace: Panorama City, Los Angeles, California, United States
Lilliane Diomi, better known by her pseudonym, “ppcocaine,” rose to fame with her viral tracks on TikTok, such as DDLG and 3 Musketeers. She was previously known as "trapbunniebubbles" and is immensely popular on YouTube, too. The openly lesbian entertainer is known for her signature pink clothes and hair.
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J Hus
(Rapper, Singer)
J Hus
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Birthdate: May 26, 1996
Birthplace: Stratford, London

J Hus is a singer, rapper, and songwriter. He is credited with pioneering Afrobashment, a genre that became popular during the mid-2010s. He achieved international recognition in 2015 when he released the song Dem Boy Paigon. Apart from being a popular musician, J Hus is also a controversial figure; he was arrested in 2018 for carrying a knife in public.

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Aesop Rock
(Hip-Hop Artist)
Aesop Rock
13
Birthdate: June 5, 1976
Birthplace: Syosset, New York, United States
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Daz Dillinger
(Rapper)
Daz Dillinger
8
Birthdate: May 23, 1973
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA
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O.T. Genasis
(Known for song called 'CoCo' peaking at number 20 on the US Billboard Hot 100)
O.T. Genasis
5
Birthdate: June 18, 1987
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Vic Mensa
(Founder of the hip-hop collective Savemoney)
Vic Mensa
7
Birthdate: June 6, 1993
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Princess Nokia
(Rapper)
Princess Nokia
20
Birthdate: June 14, 1992
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Rasheeda
(Rapper)
Rasheeda
17
Birthdate: May 25, 1982
Birthplace: Atlanta, GA
 46 
Max B
(Rapper)
Max B
5
Birthdate: May 21, 1978
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
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Scarlxrd
(Rapper)
Scarlxrd
6
Birthdate: June 19, 1994
Birthplace: Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
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Silkk the Shocker
(Musician, Rapper)
Silkk the Shocker
11
Birthdate: June 18, 1975
Birthplace: New Orleans
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Krayzie Bone
(Rapper)
Krayzie Bone
9
Birthdate: June 17, 1973
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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(Musician)
Example
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Birthdate: June 20, 1982
Birthplace: Fulham, England