13. Flavor Flav
Flavor Flav is whacky and seems a bit off his rocker, but he's also a musical prodigy.
Common is a rapper and actor from Chicago. In recent years he's become a prominent voice in hip hop.
15. Del the Funky Homosapien
Del the Funky Homosapien is a cousin of Ice Cube who made a name for himself with Heiroglyphics, with solo work, with Gorillaz, and by producing songs featured on video games.
16. Black Thought
Black Thought, MC of The Roots, is famous for his live performance skills and his politically charged content.
17. Young MC
"Bust a Move" rapper Young MC was a one-hit wonder, but its hilariously witty lyrics were no accident: He has an economics degree from the University of Southern California.
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