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What they're famous for...Name
This Tupelo native would change popular music forever with songs like Heartbreak Hotel and Hound Dog.
This MS author has produced multiple best-sellers including: A Time To Kill, The Firm & The Pelican Brief
This MS born actor would go on to Play the role of 'Terrence Mann' in Field of Dreams, co-starring Kevin Costner.
This well known native of Kiln, MS is a 3 time recipient of the NFL's MVP award.
This Super Bowl champion first caught the eyes of NFL executives as a stand-out wide reciever at Mississippi Valley State.
This Jackson native is currently a starting NBA guard for the Golden State Warriors.
This Jackson native is a teammate of Lebron James with the Clevland Cavaliers.
This famous MS born actor recites the following memorable lines in the film The Shawshank Redemption: 'Get busy living, or get busy dying'
This MS native and rapper inspired a nationwide dance craze that had the world 'cranking up' his songs.
This MS native has excelled in the rap game and has recently began to venture into acting, beggining with his role in Black Snake Moan.
What they're famous for...Name
This accomplished recording artist was born on the MS Gulf Coast long before his first trip to Margaritaville.
The man who would play an integral role in introducing Sesame Street and the Muppets to audiences around the world was born in Greenville, MS.
This Itta Bena, MS native has become one of the most recognizeable blues guitarists in the world.
This woman, who is arguably the most influential member of the entertainment community, has her roots in Kosciusko, MS.
This New Albany native is regarded as one of the most influential authors of the 20th century and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1949.
This MS native became a well known playwright through plays like Cat on a Hot Tin Roof & A Streetcar Named Desire.
This former MS resident would release the album 'Sell Your Dope' in Hattiesburg before being nominated for a Grammy Award in 2002.
This country music superstar called the small town of Star home before selling millions of records and marrying Tim McGraw.
This famous New Orleans born painter moved to Ocean Springs as a young child, where the MS Gulf Coast's beautiful landscape would inspire the bulk of his work.

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