BX Bred: The Bronx's Hip Hop Heavyweights

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  • DJ Kool Herc
  • French Montana, Maybach Music Group, Bad Boy
  • Slick Rick
  • Diamond D, D.I.T.C., KRS-One, Fat Joe
  • Remy Ma, Fat Joe, Terror Squad
  • Big Pun
  • Fat Joe, D.I.T.C.
  • Melle Mel, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five
  • Grandmaster Flash
  • Grandmaster Caz, The Cold Crush Brothers
  • KRS-One
  • Afrika Bambaataa
  • Swizz Beatz, Ruff Ryders

Diamond D

A founding member of D.I.T.C., Diamond D put his multi-talents as both a producer and MC on display often. In addition to his group work and a handful of solo albums, he's produced for a number of artists, including fellow BX natives Fat Joe and KRS-One.  

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