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KRS-One
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    (August 20, 1965- )
    Born in Brooklyn, New York
    Real name: Lawrence Parker
    KRS-One is short for Knowledge Reigns Supreme Over Nearly Everyone
    Based in The South Bronx
    Was a member of Boogie Down Productions
    Songs include 'Sound of da Police,' 'Outta Here,' 'Rappaz R. N. Dainja,' 'MC's Act Like They Don't Know,' 'Step into a World (Rapture's Delight)' and 'I Can't Wake Up'
    He said of his book 'The Gospel of Hip Hop,' 'In 100 years, this book will be a new religion on the earth.'
    He gained attention in 2004 for a comment in the New Yorker saying 'We cheered when 9/11 happened,' due to his perceptions that it mainly affected rich people. He later clarified that he was also going to say 'of course a lot of our friends and family were lost there as well' before he was interrupted.
    He is a vegetarian.
    He has been divorced.
    He voiced Kris Kringle in a Nike commercial.
    He is credited as one of the first to integrate Jamaican sounds into hip-hop.
    He was homeless in his teenage years.
    After a fan was killed in a fight during a concert he was involved in, and coming off the death of Boogie Down Productions member Scott La Rock, he started the Stop the Violence Movement to end violence in the rap and African-American communities.
    He started the Temple of Hip Hop, whose goal is to preserve hip hop culture and encourage awareness of socially-conscience hip hop songs.
    He received a lifetime achievement award at the <22950>BET<22950> Hip Hop Awards, a Living Legend award from the Urban Music Awards, and was one of the first honorees at VH-1's Hip Hop Honors.

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