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  • Azealia Banks
    Azealia Amanda Banks (born May 31, 1991) is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. After signing a recording contract in 2011 with Interscope and Polydor Records, Banks came to prominence by toppi...
  • Sojourner Truth (1797 - 1883)
    Isabella her given name at birth Sojourner Truth she later changed her given name from Isabella, to Sojourner and added Truth as her surname (being born into slavery, a surname was something she ...
  • Pharrell Williams
    Pharrell Williams (born April 5, 1973), also known simply as Pharrell , is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, musician, and fashion designer. He is also the lead vocalist and drumm...
  • Nicki Minaj
    Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982), known by her stage name Nicki Minaj ( /mɪˈnɑːʒ/), is a Trinidadian-born American musician. She was born in Saint James, T...
  • Tupac Shakur (1971 - 1996)
    Born in Brooklyn under the name Lesane Parish Crooks, Tupac Shakur received the name with which he came to be known to the world from his mother (Black Panther activist Afeni Shakur) in tribute to Inca...