Toppa Top 10: Ten Trini Rappers Besides Nicki Minaj

April 3, 2012

10. Bang Em Smurf


An early G-Unit affiliate, Bang Em Smurf was a key player in 2000’s Birth of G-Unit mixtape along with 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo, Sha Manteca and Mutt-Lo. Smurf fell out with 50 after he felt G-Unit left him behind while locked up, joining forces after his incarceration with Queens rapper Domination for a 2005 collaborative album in which they dissed G-Unit. After another stint in Sing-Sing prison, Bang Em Smurf was deported to his native Trinidad, and he has been involved in developing the hip-hop scene there.