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The 25 Most Powerful People in Rap (Right Now)

18. Lee "Q" O'Denant

The Gig: Founder, CEO WorldStarHipHop.com

Image is everything, which might mean anything to Q. Just as the Internet changed so many facets of our daily lives, WorldStarHipHop changed the way we view videos online. From hood fights to nude honeys and yes, the occasional rap video, WSHH continues to keep audiences locked in with ever-compelling content you hate to love (but love to watch), and videos featured on the infamous site tend to go viral on the daily. Get this: Actual news outlets now grab clips from WSHH for their evening news. Hell, it's already been a year since New York magazine—not exactly the WorldStar crowd—devoted a few thousand words to them. Q's daily presence is undeniable. Whenever you're in a crowd and you hear someone yell "WorldStar!!!" do yourself a favor: Run, and ideally, in the opposite direction.

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