1. Ice Cube
He began his career as a member of the hip-hop group C.I.A. and later joined N.W.A. and now he’s added actor, screenwriter, film producer, and director to his resume. He most recently starred in ‘Ride Along’ with Kevin Hart. The pair are currently filming the highly anticipated sequel.
The hip hop duo formed in 1992 is composed of Atlanta-based rappers André “André 3000″ Benjamin (formerly known as Dré) and Antwan “Big Boi” Patton. The duo is one of the most successful hip-hop groups of all time, having received six Grammy Awards. Between six studio albums and a greatest hits release, Outkast has sold over 25 million records. In January 2014.
3. Jamie Foxx
Where should we begin? He’s an Oscar award winning actor and has dazzled us in many movies across the big screen. But before the bonafide actor he is today, the Terrell, Texas native started out as an aspiring singer and comedian. From the ‘Jamie Foxx Show’ to a few hot albums, Jamie has definitely risen to the top and continues to be a force in Hollywood.
We met him as one half of the Neptunes, but after a string of guest features on some of your favorite artists songs, Pharrell Williams took a stab at the solo life and has been riding high every since. His smash hit, ‘Happy’ has over 10 million downloads.
The Atlanta rapper has come along way since his days of conrows and gold teeth. Nowadays you can see the father of two judging ABC’s ‘Rising Star’ or busy with a number of his business, including Conjure Congac and a host of others.
The 90’s group is best known for their hits ‘Too Close’ and ‘Wifey’. The trio has since disbanded but R.L., the group’s front runner, has started a promising solo career.