Student Historian

Howard Cabiao is a student at the University of Washington pursuing a major in History and a minor in Diversity. He plans on continuing his education as a graduate student in the History Department starting Fall 2011. He hopes to earn his PhD as well as become a successful writer.

Shawn Corey “Jay-Z’ Carter (1969- )

Shawn Corey Carter, who uses the stage name of Jay-Z, has become one of the most successful hip-hop artists and entrepreneurs. By 2011 Jay-Z’s net worth was near $450 million, making him one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen in the entertainment industry. Carter … Read MoreShawn Corey “Jay-Z’ Carter (1969- )

Christopher G. “The Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace (1972-1997)

Hip-Hop music star Christopher Wallace, better known as Biggie Smalls or The Notorious B.I.G., was part of an East Coast-West Coast rap rivalry that included Tupac Shakur and Sean “P. Diddy” Combs. A year after Shakur was murdered, Notorious B.I.G. was preparing to release his … Read MoreChristopher G. “The Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace (1972-1997)