1. Lee Thompson Young

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Lee Thompson Young

2. Eazy-E

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3. Lil Snupe

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Lil Snupe

4. Lil Phat

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Lil Phat (far right)

5. Fresh Kid Ice

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Fresh Kid Ice

6. Prodigy

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7. Tupac Shakur

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Tupac Shakur

8. Shawty Lo

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Shawty Lo

9. Aaliyah

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10. Lisa ‘Lefteye’ Lopez

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Lisa ‘Lefteye’ Lopez

11. Big Pun

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Big Pun

12. Tommy Ford

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Tommy Ford

13. Notorious B.I.G.

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Notorious B.I.G.

14. Charlie Murphy

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Charlie Murphy

15. Whitney Houston

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Whitney Houston

16. Prince

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17. Bobbi Kristina

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Bobbi Kristina

18. Michael Jackson

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Michael Jackson

19. Bob Marley

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Bob Marley

20. Jimi Hendrix

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Jimi Hendrix

21. Richard Pryor

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Richard Pryor

22. Muhammad Ali

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Muhammad Ali

23. Kimbo Slice

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Kimbo Slice

24. Phife Dawg (of A Tribe Called request)

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Phife Dawg (of A Tribe Called request)

25. Natalie Cole

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Natalie Cole

26. Chris Kelly (of Kriss Kross)

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Chris Kelly (of Kriss Kross)

27. Heavy D

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Heavy D

28. Old Dirty Bastard

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Old Dirty Bastard

29. Dick Gregory

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Dick Gregory

30. Lamont Bentley

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Lamont Bentley

31. Fats Domino

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Fats Domino

32. James Avery

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James Avery

33. Bernie Casey

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Actor Bernie Casey

34. James Cotton

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Blues musician James Cotton

35. Joni Sledge

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Singer and actress Joni Sledge

36. Clyde Stubblefield

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Drummer Clyde Stubblefield