Kasseem Dean , better known by his stage name Swizz Beatz, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer from New York City, New York. Born and raised in The Bronx, he began his musical career as a disc jockey and has since added rapper, singer, producer, record executive, creative director and fashion designer to his repertoire. At the age of 16, he gained recognition in the hip hop industry, through his friendship and work with East Coast rapper DMX and the Ruff Ryders Entertainment record label.
Richard Stuart Linklater is an American filmmaker and actor. Linklater is mostly known for his realistic and natural humanist films which revolve mainly around suburban culture and the effects of the passage of time. Some notable films of his include the observational comedy film Slacker ; the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused ; the romantic drama film trilogy Before Sunrise , Before Sunset , and Before Midnight ; the music-themed comedy School of Rock ; and the rotoscope animated films Waking Life and A Scanner Darkly .
Alyson Renae "Aly" Michalka is an American actress and recording artist. She gained fame for playing the role of Keely Teslow in the Disney Channel series Phil of the Future and has participated in film and other television roles including Rhiannon Abernathy in the film Easy A, the CW series Hellcats and iZombie. Michalka and her sister, actress Amanda "AJ" Michalka, are members of the musical duo Aly & AJ.
Tyron Lakent Woodley is an American mixed martial artist, actor and former collegiate wrestler for the University of Missouri. He is currently signed by the Ultimate Fighting Championship , where he competes in their welterweight division and is the reigning champion. He is known for holding notable victories over Tarec Saffiedine, Paul Daley, Jordan Mein, Jay Hieron, Josh Koscheck, Carlos Condit, Dong Hyun Kim, Kelvin Gastelum and Robbie Lawler, in which he would become the Welterweight Champion. In becoming the Welterweight Champion, he successfully defended his belt against Stephen Thompson and Demian Maia.