Age: 37
Label: D-Block Records
From: Yonkers, NY
Active Since: 1994
Twitter: @Therealkiss
Career Highlights: His debut solo album Kiss Tha Game Goodbye received gold certification and his second album Kiss of Death received platinum certification, two of his solo albums peaked on the Billboard lists, and his group The Lox received platinum certification in their Money, Power & Respect.

From The Lox to his solo career, Jadakiss has long been one of the most reliable emcees available. Jada is respected by the heads because he's always stuck with his gritty, street-based lyricism as opposed to glossing up to go mainstream. Here's to hearing more from the Kiss of Death.