publication date: Saturday, January 30, 2016 (part of Winter 2016)

category: Music

clue: How many people can say that their career started with J-Lo, Ja Rule, and Fat Joe?

explanation: Ashanti's performances in songs by Jennifer Lopez, Ja Rule, and Fat Joe stoked anticipation for her debut album, which became a smash hit. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, and Erik Bates


Similar Goos

Les Paul

His contributions to rock guitar got him inducted to both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Go »

Curtis Mayfield

This super-fly soul singer made an even bigger impression as a solo artist. Go »

Elvis Presley

This hip-shaking heartthrob had history-making hits with "Hard-Headed Woman," "Hound Dog," and "Heartbreak Hotel." Go »

Iggy Pop

You'll find records by this lustful wild-child filed under pop, even though he performs punk. Go »

Killer Mike

Monstrously talented from the beginning, this deadly rapper is currently running away with critical acclaim. Go »

Peter Wolf

This centerfold-admiring singer's middle name is not "and the." Go »