Matthew David Morris, popularly known as MattyBRaps or simply MattyB, is a 14 years old American child artist. Most famous for his rapping skills, he is also a successful singer, songwriter, actor and dancer. He has an impressive online presence with large following on his YouTube channel, Facebook page, and Instagram and Twitter profiles. He has not only covered popular songs by famous artists like Willow Smith, Ke$ha, Rihanna and Justin Bieber, he has also released a number of original songs, complementing all his music releases with professional quality music videos. In 2014, he collaborated with James Maslow in his original song "Never Too Young" and with Maddi Jane in "Love Somebody". He has made guest appearances on a number of television shows including ˜The Wendy Williams Show', ˜Entertainment Tonight', ˜Today', <a title='Dr. Phil' href='/famous/dr-phil-mcgraw.htm'>Dr. Phil</a>', ˜The Queen Latifah Show' and ˜Dance Moms'. As an actor, he has worked on the reality TV series MattyB's World and many short films including Moment and Live for Today by MattyBraps. In 2013, Billboard ranked him 19th on their "21 Under 21" list.
Kanye Omari West was raised in the middle-class background of the Chicago city by his highly educated mother Donda West. He had a knack for creativity and poetry from a very young age. He started rapping from the age of 7 and soon confessed to his mother that he wanted to take recording music more formally. When he was 20, he decided to drop out of college and pursue music professionally. His mother supported him in his endeavors. He started as a small time producer until he met Jay-Z and produced his ˜The Blueprint' for him. Since that time West started getting recognition and he worked with talented people like Ludacris, Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, etc. But West's main aspiration was to become a rapper and it was not until the year 2002 that he was given his first opportunity to record his solo album. From then onwards there was no looking back fort West and he gave to the entertainment industry best hip-hop music in the form of ˜The College Dropout, ˜Late Registration', ˜Graduation', ˜My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy', etc. His music has always been appreciated by music critics for its innovation and the risk that West takes with its creativity. He has always been in the news, whether it is for the numerous awards he has won or for the controversies that he has caused over the years.
Martin Luther King Junior was a leader of the African-American Civil Rights Movement. While fighting against injustice meted to the African-Americans, he carefully shunned violence. His ideas were based on Christian doctrines but for operational techniques he looked towards Mahatma Gandhi's non-violent movement. His first major campaign was Montgomery Bus Boycott. It not only led to the abolition of racial segregation on Montgomery public transport system, but also turned King Jr. into a national figure and the fiercest spokesperson of civil rights movement. Subsequently, he led many other nonviolent campaigns and gave many inspiring speeches. Later, he expanded the ambit of his movement and started fighting for equal employment opportunity. His ˜March to Washington for Jobs and Freedom' was one such campaign. In his short life, he was arrested twenty-nine times. He dreamt that one day every human being would be judged by his ability, not by the color of his skin. He died from a white fanatic's bullet at the age of thirty-nine.
China Anne McClain is not your average 18-year old! She is special. Some of you may know her as Chyna Parks from the Disney show, 'A.N.T. Farm', or as Gabby Harrison from the comedy, 'How to Build a Better Boy'. Some of you may know her as the cute 12-year old kid who played Chris Rock's daughter in the 2010 hit, 'Grown-Ups'. If not any of these, you may know her as the core member of the Pop and R&B girl group, 'McClain'. Oh, and here is the icing on the cake: she has also picked up quite a few awards on her way to stardom! Now, that is an impressive track record, isn't it? Well, didn't we tell you that she's not a face in the crowd? Here is a brief account of the extraordinary feats of the extra-special McClain.
Viral rapper with a big hit called "Old Town Road," which became the subject of memes and a viral social media challenge on TikTok, including the "Yeeshaw Challenge." In 2019, he released a remix featuring <a title='Billy Ray Cyrus' href='/famous/billy-ray-cyrus.htm'>Billy Ray Cyrus</a> that generated him further fame. His videos have earned over 600 million views on TikTok.
First gained fame as a child star, portraying Olivia Kendall on The Cosby Show from 1989 to 1992. She then went on to star in the popular 2000s Disney series That's So Raven. The series earned a 2017 spin-off titled Raven's Home. She also starred in the 2003 TV movie The Cheetah Girls.
Chloe Grace Moretz is an American actress and model known for movies such as ˜The Poker House,' ˜Kick-Ass,' and ˜If I Stay.' Venturing into Hollywood as a child actor, she proved her mettle quite early on with her role in the movie ˜The Amityville Horror' which led her to be nominated for a major award. Even though she was just seven when she started acting, she earned much praise for her acting skills and determination. She played a very challenging role in the action film ˜Kick-Ass' for which she trained hard for three months with Jackie Chan's stunt crew. The young girl even insisted on performing her stunts herself! After establishing herself as a child actor, she looked forward to do more acting roles as a teenager. Unlike several other child stars whose careers fizzle out as they reach their teens, Chloe went on to develop a successful acting career as a young adult as well. She gained much appreciation for her poignant role as Mia in the teen romantic drama ˜If I Stay' in 2014. The actress is also a well-known model and has modeled for publications such as ˜Vogue,' ˜Marie Claire,' and ˜Elle.'
Also known as Nayvadius Cash, an Atlanta-based auto tune rapper who released the chart-topping album Pluto in 2012.
Rocketed to fame in 2017 after becoming runner up on the twelfth season of America's Got Talent. She went on to perform on NBC's Little Big Shots for Celebrity Fight Night in 2018.
Chandler Riggs is an American actor who rose to fame for his performance as Carl Grimes on AMC TV's drama ˜The Walking Dead'. Barely 10 when offered the role of Grime, little did Riggs know that the character would turn the fortunes for him for good. Prior to taking up the role in ˜The Walking Dead', Riggs had done a little bit of theatre. Irony as it may seem to be, Riggs first ever role in a film was in 2006 as Egon the Zombie for ˜Jesus H. Zombie'. Four years later, he played Carl Grimes in ˜The Walking Dead', wherein he fights against the zombies. The series which first started in 2010 is still running currently as of May 2017. It has become one of the highest rated series in television history. Meanwhile, apart from ˜The Walking Dead', Riggs did several other television shows and films including ˜Get Low', ˜The Wronged Man', Terminus', ˜Mercy' and so on. In his late teens, Riggs has established a sky-high reputation of himself and is widely known as one of the child prodigies in the acting industry. With age by his side and a talent that is constantly getting polished, Riggs surely seems to be the next superstar in the making!
Lil Baby is an American rapper who became popular after the success of his debut mix tape ˜Perfect Timing.' Some of his childhood friends, such as <a title='Young Thug' href='/famous/young-thug.htm'>Young Thug</a> and Coach K went on to become famous rappers as well. During the initial stages of their life, Lil Baby and his friends were involved in petty crimes. But when his friends found a better way to make money, Lil Baby decided to follow suit, which eventually made him a famous rapper. His debut mix tape, which made him famous, featured musicians like <a title='Young Thug' href='/famous/young-thug.htm'>Young Thug</a> and Gunn. The music was produced in collaboration with Brickz and 808 Mafia. One of the main reasons for the mix tape's success was Lil Baby's ability to fascinate music lovers with his lyrics. The success of his first venture had him collaborating with other famous artists, and he quickly climbed up the ladder of success. He later released successful singles, such as ˜My Dawg,' and ˜Pink Slip.' Before making it big in the American rap scene, Lil Baby was jailed for a couple of years for his criminal activities.
Dancing personality who became known as therealeisha on Instagram by performing viral dance trends. She has had several different usernames on Instagram, including the handles amoureishaaon and ayo.eishaa.