A-Z: An Alphabetical Listing

112: Marvin “Slim” Scandrick - Quinnes “Q” Parker

Reverend A. R. Bernard – Senior Pastor and CEO of the Christian Cultural Center

Adele – Singer and Songwriter

Adepero Oduye – Actress

Akon – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

All-4-One – Vocal Harmony Group

Amerie – Singer and Songwriter

Andre Harrell – Music Mogul

Ann Powers – Chief Pop Music Critic, Los Angeles Times

Anthony David – Singer and Songwriter

Anthony Hamilton – Singer and Songwriter

Anya Marina – Singer and Songwriter

Ashford & Simpson – Renowned Songwriting and Production Duo

Auburn – “The Princess of Beluga Heights”

Avant – Singer and Songwriter

B.o.B (Bobby Ray Simmons) – Rapper and Producer

Backstreet Boys: Brian LittrellA.J. McLean

Bei Maejor – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Benny Benassi – Deejay, Producer and Remixer

Black Eyed Peas: Jaime “Taboo” Gomez

Blake Lewis – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Bobby Brown – “The King of New Jack Swing”

Bobby V – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Bootsy Collins – Funk Bassist, Singer and Songwriter

Bram van Splunteren – Filmmaker and Journalist

Brian McKnight – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Brian Transeau – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Bryan Greenberg – Singer, Songwriter and Actor

Carmen Reece (Singer and Songwriter) + Mark Feist (Producer)

Cecil Murphey – Best-Selling Author and Esteemed Pastor

Chanj – Singer and Songwriter

Charlie Wilson – Singer and Songwriter

Chico DeBarge – Singer and Songwriter

Chrisette Michele – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Christina Perri – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Christopher “Tricky” Stewart – Songwriter and Producer

Chuck D (of Public Enemy)

Ciara – Singer and Songwriter

Claude Kelly – Songwriter Extraordinaire

Claudette Rogers Robinson – “The First Lady of Motown”

Clipse: Gene “Malice” Thornton

Clive Davis – Music Industry Visionary

Common – Hip-Hop’s Leading Renaissance Man

Conya Doss – Singer, Songwriter and Educator

Corinne Bailey Rae – Singer, Songwriter & Producer

Craig David – Singer and Songwriter

Dan Black – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Darius Rucker – Singer and Songwriter

David E. Talbert – Playwright, Director and Producer

David Guetta – Internationally Renowned Deejay

Dawn Richard – Singer and Songwriter

Deborah Cox – Singer and Songwriter

Dee Rees – Writer and Film Director

Dianne Reeves – Jazz Singer Extraordinaire

Dionne Warwick – International Music Legend

DJ Chachi – New York’s #1 Deejay

DJ Rashida – Internationally Renowned Deejay

DJ Space Cowboy

Donnie McClurkin – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Edwin “Tony” Nicholas – Songwriter and Producer

Emeli Sande – Singer and Songwriter

Emilie Autumn – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Eric Benét – Singer and Songwriter

Eric Roberson – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Erik Hassle – Singer and Songwriter

Estelle – Singer and Songwriter

Ester Dean – Singer and Songwriter

Eva – Singer and Songwriter

Dr. Farrah Gray – Author, Philanthropist and Real Estate Entrepreneur

Fefe Dobson – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Flo Rida – Hip-Hop Artist

Gary Owen – Actor and Comedian

Ginuwine – Singer and Songwriter

GLC – Hip-Hop Artist

God-Des & She – Pop/Hip-Hop Duo

Greg Tate – Writer, Musician and Producer

Greyson Chance – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Hal Linton – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Haley Reinhart – Singer and Songwriter

Hamilton Park – R&B Vocal Group

Hope – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Israel Houghton – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

IYAZ – Rapper, Songwriter and Producer

Izza Kizza – Hip-Hop Artist

J. Cole – Rapper and Producer

Jade Jenise Dixon – Director, Actress and Writer

Jadyn Maria – Singer and Songwriter

Jaicko – Singer and Songwriter

Jamal Simmons – Political Aide, Television Commentator, and Communications Guru

James Blunt – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Janelle Monae – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Jason Derulo – Singer and Songwriter

Dr. Jason King – Cultural Critic and Distinguished Professor

Jay Fenix – Songwriter and Producer

Jessie J – Singer and Songwriter

Jessie James – Singer and Songwriter

Jo Dee Messina – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Joe Thomas – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

John Legend – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Julie Frost – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Julius “Dr. J” Erving – Entrepreneur, Humanitarian and NBA Hall of Famer

K. Michelle – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

K’Naan – Hip Hop Artist

Kandi Burruss – Singer & Songwriter

Karina Pasian – Singer and Pianist

Katharine McPhee – Singer and Songwriter

Katy B – Singer and Songwriter

Katy Perry – Singer and Songwriter

Keke Palmer – Actress, Singer and Songwriter

Keli Goff – Author and Political Analyst

Kelly Price – Singer and Songwriter

KEM – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Kenneth Gamble – Songwriter, Entrepreneur and Humanitarian

Dr. Kenneth T. Whalum, Jr. – Pastor of The New Olivet Baptist Church

Kerli – Singer and Songwriter

Kerry “Krucial” Brothers – Songwriter, Producer and Entrepreneur

Kevin Cossom – Singer and Songwriter

Kevon Edmonds – Singer, Songwriter & Producer

Kim Fields – Actress and Television Director

Kim Wayans – Actress and Comedienne

Kimberley Locke – Singer and Songwriter

KRAVE – “Ghetto Pop” Trio

Kristinia DeBarge – Singer & Songwriter

KRS-One – Author, Producer and World-Renowned Emcee

Labelle (Sarah Dash, Nona Hendryx and Patti LaBelle) – R&B’s Pioneering Female Trio

Lady GaGa – Singer and Songwriter

Lalah Hathaway – Singer and Songwriter

Laura Izibor – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Leela James – Singer and Songwriter

Lisa “Lisa Lisa” Velez – “The Queen of Latin Hip-Hop”

Lloyd Banks – Founding Member of G-UNIT

Lyfe Jennings – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Macy Gray – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Malcolm D. Lee – Director and Writer

Marcus “Pleasure P” Cooper – Singer and Songwriter

Marques Houston – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Mary Mary – Gospel Music Duo

Mateo – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Matt Cusson – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Meshell Ndegeocello – Singer, Songwriter & Producer

MeTalkPretty: Julia Preotu

Michael Bearden – Musical Director, Keyboardist and Composer

Michael Ealy – Actor

Michelle Williams (of Destiny’s Child) – Singer and Actress

Mickey Factz – Hip-Hop Artist

Miguel Jontel – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Moby – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Mullage – R&B/Hip-Hop Duo

Musiq Soulchild – Singer and Songwriter: [2008][2011]

N’dambi – Singer and Songwriter

Natalia Kills – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Naughty by Nature – Hip-Hop’s Iconic Trio

Nelly – Rapper, Producer and Entrepreneur

Neon Trees: Tyler Glenn

Nina Sky – Pop Music Duo

Oleta Adams – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Plan B – British Rapper, Singer and Actor

Prima J – Pop Music Duo

Priscilla Renea – Singer and Songwriter

Qasim Basir – Writer and Film Director

Quincy “QDeezy” Harris – Actor and Radio Personality

Raheem DeVaughn – Singer and Songwriter

Raphael Saadiq – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Ray Chew – Musical Director, Composer and Producer

Richgirl – R&B Girl Group

Robin Thicke – Singer and Songwriter

Rodney Perry – Actor and Comedian

Roger M. Bobb – Filmmaker and CEO of Bobbcat Films

Dr. Roscoe Brown – Tuskegee Airman and Squadron Commander

Ruben Studdard – Singer and Songwriter

RUN-DMC: Darryl “DMC” McDaniels

Russ Parr – Radio Personality, Cultural Critic and Media Titan

Ryan Leslie – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Sam & Ruby – Folk R&B Duo

Sammie – Singer and Songwriter

Scott Sanders – Director of “Black Dynamite”

Sean “The Pen” Garrett – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Sean Paul – Dancehall King

Semi Precious Weapons: Justin Tranter

Ser’Darius Blain – Actor

Sharon Leal – Actress and Singer

Shelby Lynne – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Simon Cowell – Music Executive and Television Producer

Skylar Grey – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Steve Kleinedler – Supervising Editor of the American Heritage® Dictionary

Suzette Quintanilla – Sister of Selena, the “Queen of Tejano Music”

Tamela Mann – Singer, Songwriter & Actress

Tamia – Singer and Songwriter

Tank – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Tiffany Evans – Singer and Actress

Tiny & Toya – BET’s Beloved Reality Stars

Ton3x – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

Tony Rich – Singer, Songwriter, and Producer

Travis Porter – Hip-Hop’s Digital Pioneers

Trina – “Diamond Princess”

Tye Tribbett – Gospel Singer and Songwriter

V.V. Brown – Singer, Songwriter & Producer

Vicious Guns: Jennie Vicious

Waka Flocka Flame – Hip-Hop Artist

Warryn Campbell – Producer Extraordinaire

Will Downing – “The Prince of Sophisticated Soul”

Willy Northpole – Hip-Hop Artist

Wiz Khalifa – Hip-Hop Artist

Wyclef Jean – Rapper, Songwriter and Producer

Ziggy Marley – Singer, Songwriter and Producer

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