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Marc Hannah ( 1956-Present)
What He Invented: 3-D Graphics Technology Used in Films.
Why Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Important: Anyone awed by the special effects in the films Jurassic Park, Terminator 2 and The Abyss should thank Chicago-native Marc Hannah. The computer scientist is one of the founders, in 1982, of the software firm Silicon Graphics (now SGI), where the specialeffects genius developed 3-D graphics technology that would be used in many Hollywood movies.
Arthur Zang (1988-Present) What He Invented: The Cardiopad.
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SO SO DEF RECORDS The label So So Def was established in 1993 as a spin-off of Dupri's production company of the same moniker, through a joint venture with Sony Music and Columbia Records. Its first act was the female R&B group Xscape, whose debut album was released in the fall of the same year and went platinumâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;as did their second and third albums, released in 1995 and 1998. In 1994, the label released the debut album of Da Brat, who became the first solo female emcee to be certified for platinum album sales. In 1996, Kandi Burruss (of Xscape) brought the singing group Jagged Edge to the attention of the label; their debut album, A Jagged Era, was released in 1997. So So Def later released the triple platinum debut album by Bow Wow in 2000. In 2001, he signed a teenage Lamia Vano, whom would go on to earn Grammy nominations and contribute to the sale of 50 million records as a songwriter. Other acts on the label have included: Dem Franchise Boyz, Maestro Harrell, The Ghost Town DJs, INOJ, J-Kwon, Trina Broussard, R.O.C., and Anthony Hamilton. In 2002, So So Def's distribution deal with Columbia Records ended. The following year, Dupri moved So So Def to Arista Records, where he was appointed president of Black Music. While many of So So Def's acts moved with the label to Arista, Bow Wow and Jagged Edge were forced to remain at Columbia, due to their contracts having been with that company primarily. In 2004, per the reconsolidation of labels caused by the merger of its former Sony Music parent and BMG, So So Def was shifted from Arista to its sister label, Zomba Label Group. In 2005, Dupri was appointed Executive Vice President of Urban Music at Virgin Records, causing So So Def to move again, this time over to Virgin and EMIâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;resulting in the loss of acts such as Bone Crusher and the YoungBloodZ. So So Def, meanwhile, was able to retain J-Kwon and Anthony Hamilton, despite their still being signed to Zomba. In 2006, Dupri had a falling out with Virgin, resulting in his leaving his post at the company. Intermittent, he was appointed President of urban music at Universal Music Group's Island Records, resulting in So So Def once again making a move to UMG's The Island Def Jam Music Group. In 2009, it was reported that Dupri had been terminated from his post at Island Records. Later in the same year, it was rumored that So So Def had moved back to Sony Music, where it reportedly operated under Zomba Label Group once more. In 2010, Mississippi-based independent label Malaco Records distributed So So Def's release of the Why Did I Get Married Too? Soundtrack. In 2014, So So Def Recordings partnered with Primary Wave Music for the release of Jagged Edge's album J.E. Heartbreak 2.
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Miss Mulatto 16, Atlanta, GA
Miss Mulatto began her career performing at birthday parties and has since made a name for herself in the Atlanta music scene. Her mom, Misti, is always by her side at competitions, despite finding it difficult to infiltrate the tight knit social circle.
Lil’ Poopy 12, Brockton, Mass.
The youngest in the group, Lil’ Poopy has made over 200 videos, writes his own songs and has performed with Puff Daddy, Rick Ross and French Montana. His father and mentor, Luis Rivera, Sr. will do anything to see his son rise to the top – including hiring the hottest models and renting out Ferraris for his son’s music videos.
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Lil’ Niqo 15, San Diego, CA Lil’ Niqo has been making music history since he was 10. He was the youngest rapper signed to Island Def Jams and was a correspondent for BET and MTV’s red carpets. Lil’ Nigo also appeared on the drama, “The Finder,” working alongside 50 Cent, Michael Clarke Duncan and Jacob Latimore. With his “momager” Nique by his side, there’s no stopping Lil’ Niqo’s path to success.
Young Lyric 15, Houston, TX
Young Lyric’s hip hop career began when a video of her rapping went viral. She recorded her first song at seven and was named the “Best 14 Year Old Rapper” by WorldStarHipHop.com viewers. Her parents, Olivia and Mitchell, will do whatever it takes to get her to the next level and believe she’s on the brink of superstardom.
Supa Peach 12, Atlanta, GA
With a unique style highlighted by her signature cape, Supa Peach raps, sings, dances and models. Sure of daughter’s profound talent, Josetta has moved her family from the Virgin Islands to give her daughter everything she needs to launch her rap career.
Seandrea Sledge (born March 28, 1994) better known by her stage name Dreezy is an American singer, songwriter and rapper. Sledge was born and raised in southern Chicago, Illinois, and distracted herself from family upbringings by looking into fine arts. There she proved in dancing, writing, and singing. Due to her skills in writing, it maintained her to grow as both a singer and songwriter, but leaned towards rapping around her teenage years from that moment on, her skills in rapping has been evolutionary. In 2014, she was named as "Princess of Chicago Rap" by Noisey via Vice Magazine and later that year, she signed a recording contract with Interscope Records. Follow @dreezydreezy on twitter! Follow @Jeremih on twitter!
Sha-D is killing the game with his new EP Laugh Now Cry Later. Bar for bar Sha-D slaughters each and every one of the beats produced by Money Makin Music (Mayke Macon) and commits a DOUBLE HOMICIDE on the song NO MORE that is produced and written by the alleged Sha-D. We've spoken to the authorities about the suspect at large and they say he's dangerous and armed with some of the hardest and hottest lyrics in the history of music. Don't be a another victim to the murderous verses of ShaD; the Beat Slayer. Download the new EP by Sha-D "Laugh Now Cry ... Later in stores 3/1/2016 or else.
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Corey Gipson - Stories of Life With the release of his self-produced third EP, States, set to drop on March 29, Corey Gipson delivers the first single, “Stories of Life.” A re-imagination and re-flip of two classic Nas samples paints the canvas not only for the artist’s most current mindstate but also a glimpse into the influences that shaped the sounds used to create States. An artist of many hats, Corey is also a working videographer and to further promote his first single he’s cooked up ‘Morning Sessions’, a live performance segment suited for the early morning crowd.
Deanteâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Hitchcock Deante' Hitchcock is 22 years old, but its clear that his musical prowess is well beyond his years. Born and raised in Atlanta, GA he was introduced to music at an early age by his Uncle and lucky for us he's stuck with it ever since. His latest project "Wishful Thinking" has been spreading across the internet at an alarming rate. Boasting a mix of what some may call real lyricism with a hint of Southern bravado sprinkled on top he is a true product of Atlanta in the most Outkast-esque way possible. Don't be surprised to see Deante' as the next break out artist from Atlanta because he's coming up and coming fast.
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