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Lil Jon

For the last decade plus, the words “YEAH,” “OK,” and “WHAT” have been synonymous with multi-platinum, Grammy award winning artist Lil Jon. He has been one of the most prominent figures in music and pop culture alike, performing for hundreds of thousands of fans with Usher & Ludacris, Afrojack, Steve Aoki, Pitbull, TLC (on FOX’s American Idol), Yandel, LMFAO and Sydney Samson just to name a few. In 2014, Lil Jon proved once again he’s a powerhouse artist teaming up with DJ Snake for their smash hit “Turn Down For What,” which created a massive worldwide craze. The string of hit songs haven’t stop after that including “Bend Ova” feat. Tyga, “Prison Riot” with Flosstradamus, “Get Loose,” (out on DIM MAK) and singles “Live The Night,” with Hardwell “Savage,” with Borgeous and Riggi & Piros and “Take It Off” featuring Yandel and Becky G.

His success as a mainstay in the DJ-world is evident with a current residency at Hakkasan Nightclub (MGM Grand) along with Jewel Nightclub at Aria Resort & Casino. Previously, Lil Jon had a DJ residency for over five years at the Wynn/Encore (Surrender, Tryst, XS); even being named the Las Vegas Resident DJ of The Year. He has traveled the globe DJing worldwide in places such as, but not limited to France, Germany, South Korea, China, India, Dubai, London, Mexico and Australia.

Ginuwine

Elgin Baylor Lumpkin (born October 15, 1970), better known by his stage name Ginuwine, is an American R&B singer. He began his career as a member of the musical collective Swing Mob in the early 1990s. As a solo act, he signed with Epic Records to release his 1996 debut single, “Pony”. The song peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100 and preceded the release of his debut studio album Ginuwine…The Bachelor (1996), which saw moderate but steady commercial success and received double platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). His second and third albums, 100% Ginuwine (1999) and The Life (2003) both peaked within the top five on the Billboard 200 while the latter spawned the single “Differences”, which peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 and remains his highest charting song.

His fourth album, The Senior (2003) spawned the top ten single “In Those Jeans”, as well as the top 40 singles “Hell Yeah” (featuring Birdman) and “Stingy”. His fifth, Back II da Basics (2005) peaked within the top ten of the Billboard 200 and served as his final release with Epic; he signed with Warner Records to release his sixth album A Man’s Thoughts (2009), which performed similarly despite mixed critical reception. Serving as his final release on a major label, his albums Elgin (2011) and A Ginuwine Christmas (2011) followed thereafter.

Chingy

Howard Earl Bailey Jr. (born March 9, 1980), known professionally as Chingy, is an American hip hop recording artist, record producer and actor. Chingy grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and began rapping in his late teens. He toured as an opening act with Nelly in the summer of 2002 and then became a protégé of Ludacris, who signed him to his newly formed Disturbing Tha Peace(DTP) record label. The rapper’s 2003 summer debut single, “Right Thurr”, put him on the musical map as a good-time rapper who specialized in catchy, club-friendly beats and simplistic lyrics delivered in a sing-song, nursery rhyme style.

Chamillionaire

Dubbed “the Mixtape Messiah,” Houston’s Chamillionaire arrived late as a major-label artist during his city’s 2005 takeover of mainstream rap — the Top Ten Sound of Revenge, released during November that year, followed albums from , , and former Color Changin’ Click partner  — but he had already built a loyal following outside the South and received significant print coverage. Through a prolific succession of mixtapes, Chamillionaire (born Hakeem Sediki) became known for his deep, versatile voice (he sings his own hooks very effectively) and lyrical ability. Originally part of Swishahouse, he switched to Paid in Full, where he and  collaborated on 2002’s Get Ya Mind Correct — an album that sold 100,000 copies. Prior to inking his deal with Universal, he founded the Chamilitary label and began grooming the careers of brother  and . “Ridin’,” off The Sound of Revenge, reached the top of the Billboard singles chart and was later nominated for a pair of Grammy Awards. The follow-up to Revenge, titled Ultimate Victory, was released in September 2007.

Ying Yang Twins

Atlanta’s party rap duo Ying Yang Twins scored a hit with the single “Whistle While You Twurk,” which
received nationwide airplay on urban and crossover radio stations. Their full-length debut album, Thug
Walkin’, appeared later in 2000. Alley…Return of the Ying Yang Twins from 2002 sold well down South,
but it was the duo’s 2003 team-up with Lil Jon — “the King of Crunk” — that brought them nationwide
success. The party anthem “Salt Shaker” was a massive club and radio hit and soon had the TVT label
chasing the duo to sign. They did, and their first album for the label, Me & My Brother, yielded two more
crunk hits, “What’s Happnin!” and “Naggin’.” The same year the duo appeared on Britney Spears’ album
In the Zone and her television special of the same name. In 2004, TVT released the remix-filled My
Brother & Me with a bonus DVD of the group’s videos. USA (United State of Atlanta) appeared in the
summer of 2005 as its single “Wait (The Whisper Song)” was dominating urban radio. Chemically
Imbalanced followed in 2006.

Paul Wall

Paul Wall, is an American rapper and DJ. He has spent much of his career affiliated with Swishahouse Records, and has released several albums under the label and collaborated with numerous other rappers signed to the label. He began his career performing alongside fellow Houstonian Chamillionaire, with whom he released several albums, including 2002’s independently released Get Ya Mind Correct. In 2005, he was signed to Atlantic Records and became successful with his major label debut The Peoples Champ, which was followed up by Get Money, Stay True followed in 2007.He has been nominated for one Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance as a Duo or Group for the song “Grillz”, his collaboration with rapper Nelly.

Mike Jones

Michael Allen Jones (born November 18, 1981) is an American rapper. He reached national fame in 2004 on Swishahouse with the release of his breakout single “Still Tippin'” (featuring Slim Thug and Paul Wall), which peaked at number 60 on the Billboard Hot 100. Jones subsequently released his single “Back Then”, which peaked at number 22 on the Billboard. “Still Tippin'” and “Back Then” acted as singles for his debut studio album Who Is Mike Jones?, released on April 19, 2005, which peaked at number 3 on the US Billboard 200 and is certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Jones initially became recognized for his catchphrase “Mike Jones, who?” (or, “who is Mike Jones?”), which he would usually repeat several times on songs. He also became known for handing out shirts with his cell phone number printed on the back. The two went on to be trademarks of Jones throughout his music career.

Max Winds

Max Winds is a Canadian hip hop artist born in Windsor, Ontario, and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. His alias, WINDS, isn’t just a nod to his birth city, it’s an acronym for “When Impossible Never Doubt Success,” a mantra that reflects his resiliency as a rising hip hop artist.

Known for his inked skin, gold chains, and bold style, Winds has earned recognition for his candid lyrics, engaging music videos, and energetic performances. He has opened for artists like NLE Choppa, Lil Tjay, Major Lazer & Tech N9ne and is ready to make some noise at the Tacos and Tequila Festival this July.

Recently, Winds has been focused on his latest project and first studio album titled “Comfortable in Chaos.” This project displays a cohesive body of work that illustrates his commitment to storytelling and his ability to take risks as an artist, creating something unique and memorable.

DJ Lazer

Dj Lazer includes music genres such as Country, EDM, Hip-Hop, Top 40 & Trap. He hopes you all enjoy and make sure to follow and like his social media pages!