Announces the 2010 Hip Hop 100

Notables Who Contribute to Arts, Business and Humanity Make the Cut

ATLANTA, Nov. 16, 2010  --, a global media platform with traffic coming from more than 204 countries and territories, is proud to announce the debut of the 2010 Hip Hop 100. The list officially went live at 2:00am today (Tuesday, November 16, 2010) on The inaugural Hip Hop 100 profiles the 100, including the "Notable 10", most influential people in Hip Hop for significant contributions in three fields of arts, business and humanity The 2010 Hip Hop 100 includes artists, producers, writers, executives and television and radio personalities.

The "Notable 10" on the 2010 Hip Hop 100 are as follows:

  1. Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter for Arts, Business and Humanity  
  2. Sean "Diddy" Combs for Arts, Business and Humanity  
  3. Russell Simmons for Arts and Business
  4. Dwayne "Lil Wayne" Carter for Arts and Business
  5. Stephen Hill for Arts and Business
  6. Lyor Cohen for Business
  7. Kanye West for Arts, Business and Humanity  
  8. Jimmy Iovine for Business
  9. DeAndre "Soulja Boy" Way for Arts and Business
  10. Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson for Arts, Business and Humanity editor-in-chief Rocky Williform states, "The 2010 Hip Hop 100 is the first- comprehensive list that provides recognition for contributions to the culture in arts, business and humanity and we are very proud of its variety. The Hip Hop 100 is uniquely positioned as a central barometer for annual contributions to the culture; for good or ill.  

Other notables on The 2010 Hip Hop 100 include Wyclef Jean (Artist, Activist), Kevin Liles (Manager, Executive), Sylvia Rhone(Executive), Dr. Michael Eric Dyson (Radio Personality), Eminem (Artist), Tim Westwood (UK Radio Personality), Jeff Mazzacano (Executive, VIBE), "Big Boy" (Radio Personality), Clifford "T.I." Harris Jr. (Artist), Drake (Artist), Angela Lee (Radio Personality, Shade 45), Datwon Thomas (Editor, Global Grind), "Grouchy" Greg Watkins (Founder,, Drake (Artist), Harvey Levine (Founder,, Vanessa Satten (Editor-in-Chief, XXL), and Amy Doyle (MTV, Executive VP of Music and Talent). For the full list of the 2010 Hip Hop 100, please visit, a leader for credible, relevant and leading urban information, boasts interactive media uniquely built around micro-feeds of daily news, gossip, columns, music, and videos. is currently ranked within the top ten percent of the world's largest websites.




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