Rappers from North Carolina

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  1. Nick Cannon

    Nick Cannon


    Nicholas Scott "Nick" Cannon (born October 8, 1980) is an American rapper, actor, comedian, television and radio host, and producer. On television, Cannon began as a teenager on All That before going on to host The Nick Cannon Show, Wild 'N Out, and America's Got Talent. He acted in the films Drumline, Love Don't Cost a Thing, and Roll Bounce. As a rapper he released his debut self-titled album in 2003 with the hit single "Gigolo", a collaboration with singer R. Kelly. In 2007 he played the role of the fictional footballer TJ Harper in the film Goal II: Living the Dream. In 2006, Cannon recorded the singles "Dime Piece" and "My Wife" for the planned album Stages, which was never released. Cannon married American R&B/pop singer Mariah Carey in 2008. He filed for divorce in December 2014 after six years of marriage, which was finalized in April 2015.

  2. Fred Durst

    Fred Durst


    William Frederick "Fred" Durst (born August 20, 1970) is an American musician and film director from Jacksonville, Florida. He spent his formative years playing in a number of local bands in Jacksonville, Florida while mowing lawns and working as a tattoo artist for financial support. Durst is best known as the vocalist of the multi-platinum nu metal band Limp Bizkit, formed in 1994, with whom he has released six studio albums.

  3. Jermaine Dupri

    Jermaine Dupri


    Jermaine Dupri Mauldin (born September 23, 1972), known as Jermaine Dupri or JD, is an American record producer, songwriter and rapper.

  4. Tequan Richmond

    Tequan Richmond


    Tequan Richmond (Tuh-kwon; born October 30, 1992), also known by his stage name, T-Rich, is an American actor and musician. Tequan is best known for his role as Drew Rock on the UPN/CW sitcom Everybody Hates Chris. Richmond played Ray Charles, Jr. (son of singer/musician Ray Charles) in the motion picture Ray. He currently plays TJ Ashford on the ABC soap opera General Hospital since November 2012 and was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Young Actor in 2013 for the soap opera.

  5. Petey Pablo

    Petey Pablo


    Moses Mortimer Barrett III (born July 22, 1973), known by the stage name Petey Pablo, is an American rapper from Greenville, North Carolina.

  6. J. Cole

    J. Cole


    Jermaine Lamarr Cole (born January 28, 1985), better known by his stage name J. Cole, is an American hip hop recording artist, songwriter and record producer from Fayetteville, North Carolina. Cole first received recognition in 2007, following the release of his debut mixtape The Come Up. Shortly after the release of The Come Up, Cole was contacted by American rapper Jay-Z and subsequently signed to his record label Roc Nation, in 2009. In that same year, Cole released his second mixtape, The Warm Up, which was itself followed by Cole's third mixtape, Friday Night Lights, in 2010.

  7. B.o.B.



    Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr. (born November 15, 1988), better known by his stage name B.o.B, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer from Decatur, Georgia. In 2006, B.o.B was discovered by Brian Richardson, who then brought him to TJ Chapman, who then brought him to American record producer Jim Jonsin. After hearing his music, Jonsin subsequently signed B.o.B to his Rebel Rock Entertainment imprint. Two years later, Jonsin and B.o.B signed a joint venture deal, with Atlantic and American rapper T.I.'s Grand Hustle Records.

  8. Crystal Scales

    Crystal Scales


    Crystal Scales (born November 22, 1971) is an actress, singer, and rapper. She voices the character Liberty "Libby" Danielle Folfax on the television show The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, and lent her voice to the André 3000 Cartoon Network series Class of 3000 as Tamika Jones. She also voiced Cleo Carter for the animated serise Tutenstein.

  9. L.E.G.A.C.Y.



    L.E.G.A.C.Y. is a rapper from North Carolina, and member of the Justus League collective.

  10. Rapsody



    Rapsody (born Marlanna Evans on January 21, 1988) is an American rapper from Snow Hill, North Carolina.

  11. 9th Wonder

    9th Wonder


    Patrick Douthit (born January 15, 1975 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina), better known as 9th Wonder is a hip hop record producer, record executive, DJ, lecturer, and rapper from Durham, North Carolina, U.S. He began his career as the main producer for the group Little Brother, and has also worked with Mary J. Blige, Jean Grae, Wale, Jay-Z, Murs, Drake, Buckshot, Chris Brown, Destiny's Child, J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Erykah Badu, Ludacris, Mac Miller, David Banner, and Lecrae. As of 2010, 9th Wonder raps under the name of 9thmatic.

  12. Big Pooh

    Big Pooh


    Rapper Big Pooh (born in 1980 as Thomas Jones) is the stage name of an American rapper, who, along with fellow rap artist Phonte, was a member of the acclaimed North Carolina hip hop group Little Brother. In addition to numerous records and EP's by Little Brother, Pooh released a solo album in 2005 entitled Sleepers to positive critical review. Furthermore, he has been guest featured on numerous tracks by other artists. Big Pooh also appreciates basketball and has served as a guest writer on a basketball blog.

  13. Edgar Allen Floe

    Edgar Allen Floe


    Edgar Allen Floe is a hip hop artist from North Carolina and a member of Justus League and The Undefined. His name is a play on words of famous poet, Edgar Allan Poe.

  14. Supastition



    Supastition is an underground hip hop artist from Greenville, North Carolina. He has also recorded under the name of Kam Moye and Blackmel (in earlier years). He has appeared on songs with the likes of KRS-One, The RZA, Ras Kass, Tech N9ne, Little Brother, Croup, Soulution, S1, M-phases, Tajai of Souls of Mischief, B-Real of Cypress Hill, Royce da 5'9", Elzhi, and countless others.

  15. Driicky Graham

    Driicky Graham


    Nasir Frederick Graham (born November 23, 1991), better known by his stage name Driicky Graham, is an American rapper from Newark, New Jersey. He is currently signed to the independent record labels Nu World Era Music Group and E1 Music.

  16. Phonte



    Phonte Coleman, better known as Phonte (born 1978), is an American rapper, formerly of the now defunct North Carolina trio Little Brother and one-half of the duo The Foreign Exchange. He has also recorded R&B-flavored output as a singer (often under the pseudonym Percy Miracles). His rhymes tend to be no-frills perspectives on working-class life.

  17. King Mez

    King Mez


    King Mez (born Morris W. Ricks II) is an American rapper, producer, and writer, most recently featured on Dr.Dre's latest and final album Compton. He was born on a military base, Fort Campbell, KY and grew up in Southeast Raleigh, NC.

  18. Deniro Farrar

    Deniro Farrar


    Qushawan Farrar (born June 18, 1989), better known by his stage name Deniro Farrar, is a rapper from Charlotte, North Carolina. He has collaborated with other artists such as Ryan Hemsworth, Shady Blaze, and Flosstradamus. His voice was described by Sam Hockley-Smith of The Fader as "an eerily calm rasp that never leaves the emotional range of fuming mad".

  19. Sean Boog

    Sean Boog


    Sean Wayne Evans (born December 14, 1980 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) better known as Sean Boog is an emcee from Raleigh, North Carolina and one half of the rap duo, The Away Team.

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