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She’s small, she’s cute, but she’s a beast on a track. Plus, she can hold her own and is the only female who made it on this list. 23-year-old Deja Trimble got her start when she appeared on Eminem’s “Detroit vs. Everybody” single alongside aforementioned Detroit fam Big Sean, Royce da 5’9″ and more. She really stepped into the spotlight with her Top 10 rap hit,”Try Me.”
“Obie Trice, real name, no gimmick.” That’s his tagline and what is imprinted in my mind every time I hear his name. Also coming up under Eminem, OT signed to Shady Record in 2000. After appearances on Eminem and D12 albums, he made a name for himself and released two top albums, one which included the hit, “The Setup” featuring Nate Dogg.
If you weren’t into this man while he was alive, shame on you. Unfortunately, J passed away in 2006 after going into cardiac arrest. But his days alive were years to remember. Being one of the most influential artists in hip-hop, Dilla worked with everyone from A Tribe Called Quest to Erykah Badu to Common. After his death, artists honored his life on Dave Chappelle’s Block Party. And today, there are still a numerous concerts in honor of his legacy.