Gucci Mane: ATL’s problem child is taking this setback more like a gentleman than a gangster.
50 Cent, Kanye West, Nelly, Ludacris, T.I., Young Jeezy, Soulja Boy, Jim Jones, Game & Fabolous: XXL ranks the last decade’s 10 biggest and most influential rappers.
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony: Over their nearly 20-year career, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony has gone through a gauntlet of legal troubles and inner turmoil, which makes their reunion album more special.
Lil Wayne, T.I. and Gucci Mane: More than ever, rap’s hottest stars are facing jail time during the height of their relevancy.
Rakim: Returning to the game after a 1-year hiatus the God MC remains as influential as ever.
Scott Storch: Plugging away toward an artistic rebirth
…and Jim Jones, Styles P, Rev Run, Juelz Santana, Donnis, Young Problemz and Jason Derulo.