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Raekwon
COREY WOODS (born January 12, 1970), better known by the stage name RAEKWON DA CHEF, is an American rapper and a member of the Wu-Tang Clan
Wu-Tang Clan
. He released his solo debut, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... in 1995, and has since recorded numerous solo albums, as well as continuing to work with Wu-Tang
Wu-Tang
and providing an extensive number of guest contributions to other hip hop artists' works. He is the founder of his own label ICEH20 Records. Raekwon
Raekwon
has been cited as a pioneer of Mafioso rap . In 2007, the editors of About.com
About.com
placed him on their list of the Top 50 MCs of Our Time (1987–2007)
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Brooklyn
Coordinates : 40°41′34″N 73°59′25″W / 40.69278°N 73.99028°W / 40.69278; -73.99028 Brooklyn Kings County
County
Borough of New York City
New York City
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J Dilla
JAMES DEWITT YANCEY (February 7, 1974 – February 10, 2006), better known by the stage names J DILLA and JAY DEE, was an American record producer and rapper who emerged from the mid-1990s underground hip hop scene in Detroit
Detroit
, Michigan
Michigan
as one third of the acclaimed music group Slum Village . His obituary at NPR
NPR
stated that he "was one of the music industry's most influential hip-hop artists", working with notable acts including A Tribe Called Quest , De La Soul
De La Soul
, Busta Rhymes , Erykah Badu
Erykah Badu
, The Roots
The Roots
, The Pharcyde
The Pharcyde
and Common . In 2006 James Yancey died of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura , a disease of the blood
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Iliad
Achilles
Achilles
tending the wounded Patroclus
Patroclus
(Attic red-figure kylix , c. 500 BC) THE WAR SETTING: Troy
Troy
(modern Hisarlik , Turkey
Turkey
) PERIOD: Bronze Age
Bronze Age
TRADITIONAL DATING: c. 1194–1184 BC MODERN DATING: c
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Miami New Times
The MIAMI NEW TIMES is a free weekly newspaper published in Miami
Miami
and distributed every Thursday. It primarily serves the Miami
Miami
area and is headquartered in Miami's Wynwood Art District . OVERVIEWIt was acquired by Village Voice Media , then known as New Times Media, in 1987, when it was a fortnightly newspaper called the Wave. As of 2010 it is edited by Chuck Strouse, a former Miami
Miami
Herald reporter. The paper has won numerous awards, including a first place in 2008 among weekly papers from the Investigative Reporters and Editors for stories about the Julia Tuttle Causeway sex offender colony . In 2010, the paper garnered international attention when it published a story by Brandon K. Thorp and Penn Bullock which revealed that anti-gay activist George Alan Rekers had hired a male prostitute to accompany him on a trip to Europe
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Fresh (1994 Film)
FRESH is a 1994 American crime film written and directed by Boaz Yakin in his film directorial debut, also produced by Randy Oslow and Lawrence Bender (seen in a cameo appearance ). It was scored by Stewart Copeland , a member of The Police
The Police
. Marketed as a hip hop 'hood film , Fresh went relatively unnoticed by the public, but won critical acclaim. An emotional coming of age story, it offers a realistic glimpse of the dangerous life in New York City's projects during the crack epidemic . "There's shocking resonance to the notion of a grade-school boy who's become a criminal out of sheer pragmatism," wrote Entertainment Weekly
Entertainment Weekly
's Owen Gleiberman
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AllMusic
ALLMUSIC (previously known as ALL MUSIC GUIDE or AMG) is an online music guide. The largest music database on the web, it catalogs more than 3 million album entries and 30 million tracks. It was launched in 1991, predating the World Wide Web
World Wide Web
. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Guide series * 2 Reception * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORY AllMusic was launched as All Music Guide by Michael Erlewine , an astrologer and musician. He founded a company that developed software for astrology in 1977, and in the early '90s, as CDs became the prevalent format for recorded music, he began to research using meta data to create a music guide. Dissatisfied with the inadequate labeling on CDs, his goal was to create an open access database that included every recording "since Enrico Caruso
Enrico Caruso
gave the industry its first big boost"
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Universal Records
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP (also known in the United States
United States
as UMG RECORDINGS, INC. and abbreviated as UMG) is an American global music corporation that is a subsidiary of the French media conglomerate Vivendi
Vivendi
. UMG's global corporate headquarters are in Santa Monica , California
California
. It is considered one of the "Big Three " record labels, along with Sony Music
Sony Music
and Warner Music Group
Warner Music Group

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Jadakiss
JASON PHILLIPS (born May 27, 1975), better known as JADAKISS, is an American rapper . He is a member of the group The LOX and the hip hop collective Ruff Ryders. Jadakiss
Jadakiss
is one of the three owners of the imprint known as D-Block Records . In early 2007, Jadakiss
Jadakiss
signed to Roc-a-Fella Records and Def Jam Records . Jadakiss
Jadakiss
has also released four studio albums, with the most recent being Top 5 Dead or Alive on November 20, 2015
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Allure (group)
ALLURE is an American New York -based R&B girl group that formed in the early 1990s as a quartet , now a trio, best known for their hit single "All Cried Out " with 112 which reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 . Original members were Alia Davis, Linnie Belcher, Lalisha Sanders and Akissa Mendez. CONTENTS * 1 Career * 2 Discography * 2.1 Albums * 2.2 Singles * 3 References * 4 External links CAREERIn 1997, the group signed with Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey
's label Crave Records and began work on their debut album. Their debut single "Head Over Heels " (featuring Nas
Nas
) was released in February, becoming a hit and peaking at #35 on the Billboard Hot 100
Billboard Hot 100
and #20 on the US Rhythmic Top 40. It was soon followed by the single "No Question" featuring LL Cool J which gained some airplay, ahead of the release of their self-titled debut album Allure on May 6, 1997
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About.com
DOTDASH (formerly About.com) is an American Internet-based network of content that publishes articles and videos about various subjects on its "topic sites", of which there are nearly 1,000. It is operated by About, Inc. (formerly The Mining Company, MiningCo.com, Inc., and About.com, Inc.). The website competes with other online resource sites and encyclopedias. By March 2014, 61,428,000 unique visitors were registered by comScore for About.com, making it the 16th-most-visited online property during that month. As of August 2012, Dotdash is the property of IAC , owner of Ask.com and numerous other online brands, and its revenue is generated by advertising. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 1997–2005: launch, renaming, Primedia acquisition * 1.2 2005–2012: Times Co
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RIAA
The RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States. Its members consist of record labels and distributors, which the RIAA says "create, manufacture and/or distribute approximately 85% of all legally sold recorded music in the United States." The RIAA headquarters is in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
The RIAA was formed in 1952. Its original mission was to administer recording copyright fees and problems, work with trade unions, and do research relating to the record industry and government regulations. Early RIAA standards included the RIAA equalization curve, the format of the stereophonic record groove and the dimensions of 33 1/3 rpm, 45 rpm, and 78 rpm records
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EMI
BROKEN UP: EMI Music Publishing acquired by consortium led by: * Sony/ATV Music Publishing and comprising Sony Corporation of America * The Estate of Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
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New York (state)
NEW YORK is a state in the northeastern United States
United States
. New York was one of the original thirteen colonies that formed the United States
United States
. With an estimated 19.85 million residents in 2017, it is the fourth most populous state in the United States. To differentiate from its city with the same name, it is sometimes called NEW YORK STATE. The state's most populous city, New York City
New York City
, which makes up over 40% of the state's population, also doubles as the United States' most populous city. Two-thirds of the state's population lives in the New York metropolitan area , and nearly 40% lives on Long Island
Long Island
. The state and city were both named for the 17th-century Duke of York
Duke of York
, future King James II of England
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New York City
Bronx , Kings (Brooklyn) , New York (Manhattan) , Queens
Queens
, Richmond (Staten Island) ------------------------- HISTORIC COLONIES New Netherland Province of New York
Province of New York
SETTLED 1624 CONSOLIDATED 1898 NAMED FOR James, Duke of York
Duke of York
GOVERNMENT • TYPE Mayor–Council • BODY New York City Council
New York City Council
• MAYOR Bill de Blasio
Bill de Blasio
(D ) AREA • TOTAL 468.484 sq mi (1,213.37 km2) • LAND 302.643 sq mi (783.84 km2) • WATER 165.841 sq mi (429.53 km2) • METRO 13,318 sq mi (34,490 km2) ELEVATION 33 ft (10 m) POPULATION (2010 ) • TOTAL 8,175,133 • ESTIMATE (2016) 8,537,673 • RANK 1st, U.S
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Stage Name
A STAGE NAME is a pseudonym used by performers and entertainers , such as actors , comedians , and musicians . CONTENTS* 1 Motivation to use a stage name * 1.1 Family connection * 1.2 Guild and association rules * 1.3 Involuntary name changes * 1.4 Ethnicity * 1.5 Ease of use * 1.6 Relevance to image * 1.7 Euphony and ease of remembrance * 1.8 Musical use * 2 See also * 3 References MOTIVATION TO USE A STAGE NAMEA performer will often take a stage name because his/her real name is considered unattractive, dull, or unintentionally amusing, is difficult to pronounce or spell, has been used by another notable individual, or projects an undesired image. Sometimes a performer adopts a name that is unusual or outlandish to attract attention. Other performers use a stage name in order to retain anonymity. The equivalent concept among writers is called a nom de plume or pen name, while the term ring name is used in professional wrestling
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