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Snoop Dogg
Actor, Turbo
Snoop Dogg was born in Long Beach, California, to Beverly (Tate) and Vernell Varnado, who was a mail carrier and singer. His parents were both originally from Mississippi. He got his name from his mother, who jokingly remarked that he looked like the Peanuts character Snoopy. Snoop is known primarily for his achievements in the music industry...
“ He was in Soul Plane, Starsky & Hutch, The Wash, Bones, Hood Of Horror, Training Day, The Big Bang, Down For Life, Old School, The Tenents, Malibus Most Wanted, Eastsidaz, Baby Boy, The Wrecking Crew, Ride, Half-Baked. ” - jvacca13-268-40346
 
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Ludacris
Soundtrack, The Hangover
Ludacris was born Christopher Brian Bridges in Champaign, Illinois, where he was raised, the son of Roberta Shields and Wayne Brian Bridges. At nine years old, he started rapping. He attended Emerson Middle School and, eventually, Oak Park and River Forest High School for his freshman year. Furthermore...
“ He is a known actor also now & was in/ New Years Eve, Fast Five, No Strings Attached, Gamer, 2 fast to furious, Crash, Hustle & Flow, Rock n Rolla, & Max Payne!! ” - jvacca13-268-40346
 
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50 Cent
Actor, Spy
Born in the South Jamaica section of Queens, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson has lived in New York City all his life. He was raised by his grandparents after his father ran out and his mother was shot when he was only eight. Growing up, the Queens rapper originally wanted to be a heavyweight boxer, but eventually fell back on rapping...
“ He acts good in movies like: Set Up, 13, twelve, Get Rich Or Die Tryin', Righteous Kill, GUN, & Vengeance! ” - jvacca13-268-40346
 
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Ice Cube
Producer, Friday
Ice Cube was born in South Central Los Angeles, to Doris (Benjamin), a custodian and hospital clerk, and Hosea Jackson, a UCLA groundskeeper. He first came to public notice as a singer and songwriter with the controversial and influential band N.W.A. His compositions with that group included many of the classic cuts from their debut LP "Straight Outta Compton" (Ruthless/Priority...
“ He is in the movies: 21 Jump Street, Lottery Ticket, Janky Promoters, First Sunday, Are we There Yet?, xXx, Barbershop, Friday, Friday After Next, Ghosts Of Mars, Next Friday, Three Kings, The Players Club, Anaconda, Higher Learning, & Boys n The Hood. ” - jvacca13-268-40346
 
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Common
First known as a rapper who became one of the more prominent voices in hip-hop's new millennium renaissance, Common later transitioned into acting. He was born in Chicago, and is the son of educator Dr. Mahalia Ann Hines and Lonnie Lynn, an ABA basketball player turned youth counselor. On October 6...
“ He was in Wanted, Date Night, Smokin aces, American Gangster, Street KIngs, & Just Wright. ” - jvacca13-268-40346
 
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Shad Moss
Actor, Like Mike
Shad Gregory Moss was born on March 9, 1987 in Columbus, Ohio to Teresa Rena (Jones) and Alfonso Preston Moss. When Shad was five, he started his rap career using the nickname "Kid Gangsta." One year later, he took front stage during "The Chronic Tour" and impressed rapper Snoop Dogg, who later gave him the name Lil' Bow Wow...
“ He was in Lottery Ticket, The Family Tree, Roll Bounce, Madeas Big Happy family, Hurricane Season, Fast & furious: Tokyo Drift, Like Mike, & Johnson Family Vaction!! ” - jvacca13-268-40346
 
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Dr. Dre
Considered by many to be hip-hop's greatest producer, Dr. Dre (b. André Young, February 18, 1965) pioneered gangsta hip-hop and his own variation of the sound, dubbed G-Funk. His very early albums were violent but cautionary tales of the criminal mind, but Dre's records with NWA celebrated the hedonistic...
“ he was in: Training Day, The Wash, Whiteboyz, Set It Off. ” - jvacca13-268-40346
 
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Eminem
Actor, 8 Mile
Eminem was born Marshall Bruce Mathers III in St. Joseph, Missouri, to Deborah R. (Nelson) and Marshall Bruce Mathers, Jr., who were in a band together, Daddy Warbucks. He is of English, as well as some German, Scottish, and Swiss-German, ancestry. Marshall spent his early childhood being shoved back and forth from Kansas City and Detroit...
“ He was amazing in 8 MILE.... he was in The wash, & the slim shady show. ” - jvacca13-268-40346
 
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Busta Rhymes
Soundtrack, Mean Girls
“ He was in Halloween: Ressuretion, & Shaft ” - jvacca13-268-40346