Reppin' Long Island

Don't miss Reek da Villian's New Joint tonight on 106!

Reek Da Villian - Rap newcomer and Long Island native Reek Da Villian has a New Joint on 106 & Park tonight featuring Kendrick Lamar and Ace Hood titled "Go Off."   With that watch tonight and click on to see how we go off about Long Island's finest. Don't miss a minute of 106 tonight at 6P/5C!  (photo: John Ricard / BET)

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Reek Da Villian - Rap newcomer and Long Island native Reek Da Villian has a New Joint on 106 & Park tonight featuring Kendrick Lamar and Ace Hood titled "Go Off." With that watch tonight and click on to see how we go off about Long Island's finest. Don't miss a minute of 106 tonight at 6P/5C!  (photo: John Ricard / BET)

Eric B. and Rakim - Perhaps, some of the most legendary Long Island emcees to ever touch a mic are Eric B. and Rakim. The duo has been noted as the most influential DJ/MC combo in music history, and for good reason. Eric B. was an early pioneer of music sampling and mixing, and Rakim has been referred to as a "God emcee" if that makes it easier to understand the influence that he's had on the game of hip hop.(Photo: Courtesy of RakimandEricB.com)

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Eric B. and Rakim - Perhaps, some of the most legendary Long Island emcees to ever touch a mic are Eric B. and Rakim. The duo has been noted as the most influential DJ/MC combo in music history, and for good reason. Eric B. was an early pioneer of music sampling and mixing, and Rakim has been referred to as a "God emcee" if that makes it easier to understand the influence that he's had on the game of hip hop.(Photo: Courtesy of RakimandEricB.com)

EPMD - Hailing from Brentwood, NY on Long Island, emcees Erick Sermon and Parish Smith joined forces to form the group EPMD that stood for "Erick and Parish Making Dollars." The duo has performed together for roughly three decades and as of now, they have seven albums under their belt. Not too bad for rap legends.(Photo: Def Jam Recordings)

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EPMD - Hailing from Brentwood, NY on Long Island, emcees Erick Sermon and Parish Smith joined forces to form the group EPMD that stood for "Erick and Parish Making Dollars." The duo has performed together for roughly three decades and as of now, they have seven albums under their belt. Not too bad for rap legends.(Photo: Def Jam Recordings)

Roc Marciano - Hailing from Hempstead, Long Island, emcee Roc Marciano first tasted fame as a part of Busta Rhymes' Flipmode Squad. After parting ways with the FMS in 2001, he went on to work with Wu Tang, Pete Rock, and The Alchemist. He holds down a cult following on the internets.  Photo: myspace.com/rocmarci)

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Roc Marciano - Hailing from Hempstead, Long Island, emcee Roc Marciano first tasted fame as a part of Busta Rhymes' Flipmode Squad. After parting ways with the FMS in 2001, he went on to work with Wu Tang, Pete Rock, and The Alchemist. He holds down a cult following on the internets. Photo: myspace.com/rocmarci)

Making Hit Music - Busta Rhymes, once managed by Violator, was a close friend of Lighty. He was spotted at the music executive's house yesterday after the tragedy, and had a top 10 hit song, "What It Is" with Kelis, on the firm's 2001 Violator: The Album V2.0. (Photo: John Ricard/BET)

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Busta Rhymes - Busta Rhymes needs no introduction with his signature speedy cadanced raps. But, although he reps BK to the fullest, he has some roots in Long Island, NY. Besides, Brooklyn is an extension of the island anyway!   (photo: John Ricard / BET)

Prince Paul - Prince Paul aka DJ Prince Paul is a native of Amityville, New York and no stranger to hip hop. The rapping producer has been playing in the game since the 80s, has over 20 solo and collaborative albums under his belt, and has worked with De La Soul, Queen Latifah, Big Daddy Kane, Cypress Hill and a plethora of other hip hop artists. Not too shabby for a boy from Long Island.   (photo: Facebook/djprincepaul)

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Prince Paul - Prince Paul aka DJ Prince Paul is a native of Amityville, New York and no stranger to hip hop. The rapping producer has been playing in the game since the 80s, has over 20 solo and collaborative albums under his belt, and has worked with De La Soul, Queen Latifah, Big Daddy Kane, Cypress Hill and a plethora of other hip hop artists. Not too shabby for a boy from Long Island.  (photo: Facebook/djprincepaul)

10 De La Soul Songs You Should Download - Earlier today, De La Soul decided to release their entire catalog online free. That's right, you can get all of the classic group's albums for free online today at their site. If you don't decide to grab them all, or if you do and need to figure out where to start, here's a little cheat sheet with 10 De La Soul songs you should download. (Photo: David Tonge/Getty Images)

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De La Soul - The three members of De La Soul come out of East Massapequa, Long Island and Amityville, Long Island. The trio came to fame with incredible wordplay and the unique use of samples in their music. They've been present in hip hop since 1987, have influenced the sounds of hip hop groups like the Black Eyed Peas, collaborated with Prince Paul, and won a Grammy for their work with The Gorillaz. It's 2012 and they're just getting started. (Photo: David Tonge/Getty Images)

Public Enemy - Formed in 1982 in Roosevelt, Long Island, Public Enemy has had an extensive history in hip hop. Members Flavor Flav, Chuck D, Professor Griff, DJ Lord, and formerly The S1W made hip hop look and sound a little different. Their music was rooted in hip hop, but also incorporated some rock music which influenced the marriage between the two genres that we've seen over the years. They are best know for their hit "Fight the Power" which was the song that opened Spike Lee's hit, Do The Right Thing.  (Photo: Mark Mainz/Getty Images for AFI)

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Public Enemy - Formed in 1982 in Roosevelt, Long Island, Public Enemy has had an extensive history in hip hop. Members Flavor Flav, Chuck D, Professor Griff, DJ Lord, and formerly The S1W made hip hop look and sound a little different. Their music was rooted in hip hop, but also incorporated some rock music which influenced the marriage between the two genres that we've seen over the years. They are best know for their hit "Fight the Power" which was the song that opened Spike Lee's hit, Do The Right Thing.  (Photo: Mark Mainz/Getty Images for AFI)

Biz Markie: April 8 - The '80s icon, born Marcel Theo Hall, turns 49. (Photo: Ben Rose/PictureGroup)

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Biz Markie - Biz Markie may rep Jersey, but he was born in Long Island City, NY, which is technically in Queens, but so close to Long Island that we're counting him in this list. Biz Markie is a master beatboxer and the man behind the hit "Just A Friend" that was later sampled by R&B crooner, Mario. (Photo: Ben Rose/PictureGroup)

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LL Cool J - LL Cool J reps Queens all day, every day, BUT don't be fooled. He is actually from Long Island, New York!  (Photo: Kristian Dowling/PictureGroup)