First Production Credit: 1992
Became Known For Rapping: 1991
Signature Production: Jay-Z's "It's Like That"
Signature Rap: "The Apollo

This legendary party rocker took a stab at MC duties when he signed a deal with Cold Chillin' in 1991, and despite the fact that he seemed stuck in the Shout Rap era, The Tape proved to be an enjoyable trip down memory lane.