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DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - 100% match to Will Smith

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Fresh Prince, aka Will Smith (Willard Christopher Smith Jnr., 25 September 1968, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) is now just as famous for his acting career, which started when he played the streetwise tough suffering culture shock when transplanted into the affluent Beverley Hills household of television series The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. However, this was initially v Read more

Nelly - 24% match to Will Smith

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 2000s
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Cornell Haynes Jnr., 2 November 1974, Austin, Texas, USA. Haynes had an itinerant childhood, moving to Spain at one point before ending up in the ghettos of St. Louis, Missouri. A talented baseball player, Haynes opted instead to form the St. Lunatics rap crew with high school friends Kyjuan (b. Robert Cleveland), City Spud (b. Lavell Webb), Big Lee (b. Ali Jones), Murphy Le Read more

DMX - 20% match to Will Smith

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Earl Simmons, 18 December 1970, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. The leading hardcore rapper of the late 90s and early 00s, Earl Simmons was raised from an early age by his aunt in New York City’s Yonkers district. He took his name from the DMX digital sound machine, and developed a reputation as a DJ in the local projects. DMX won Source magazine’s Unsigned Hype Award in Read more

Coolio - 19% match to Will Smith

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Artis Ivey, 1 August 1963, Compton, Los Angeles, California, USA. Boasting a long, though infrequently recorded, career in hip-hop, rapper Coolio’s career finally took off after attending rehabilitation classes in an attempt to kick his cocaine habit. Coolio started making music again with WC And The MADD Circle, contributing to their 1991 release, Ain’t A Damn Tha Read more

Ludacris - 18% match to Will Smith

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 2000s
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Christopher Brian Bridges, 11 September 1977, Champaign, Illinois, USA. One of the new wave of southern hip-hop artists to emerge at the turn of the new millennium, Bridges began rapping at an early age. He joined a Chicago, Illinois-based crew at the age of 12, before moving to Atlanta and rapping his way through high school. He landed a production job with the city’s Read more

Xzibit - 18% match to Will Smith

Genres: Urban & Rap
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Chingy - 15% match to Will Smith

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 2000s
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Howard Bailey Jnr., 9 March 1979, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. This US rapper burst into the mainstream charts in summer 2003 with the anthemic ‘Right Thurr’, a catchy slice of southern hip-hop that briefly threatened to unseat the reigning king of pop rap, Nelly. Chingy first began rapping in the early 90s, and before long had established a reputation on St. Louis Read more

LL Cool J - 11% match to Will Smith

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Shaggy - 11% match to Will Smith

Genres: Dance R&B / Soul Reggae
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Orville Richard Burrell, 22 October 1968, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. Shaggy is, effectively, the man who put New York reggae on the map, thanks to his worldwide hit, ‘Oh Carolina’. The same record helped to start the ragga boom of 1993, an explosion that also carried artists such as Shabba Ranks, Chaka Demus And Pliers and Snow into the international pop chart Read more

Snoop Dogg - 11% match to Will Smith

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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