12. Young Guru
Followers: 42, 400
Young Guru’s rise to fame happened by way of his early connections as an engineer for Roc-A-Fella Records, but he’s gone on to do much more. Also a DJ, producer and college professor and artist-in-residence, Guru has come a long way since his early days in Washington, D.C. Along with his various gigs, he also lectures often on the process of audio engineering and is known for giving back to youth.