South Jamaica, known colloquially as Southside, is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens, located south of downtown Jamaica, the Long Island Rail Road tracks Jamaica Avenue and Liberty Avenue. The western border is the Van Wyck Expressway, and it continues in the east towards the neighboring community of St. Albans and to Merrick Boulevard.
* Pharoahe Monch, Rapper.
* Bob Beamon, Olympic Athlete and world record holder in the long jump for 23 years.1
* Rafer Alston, NBA Basketball Player.2
* 50 Cent, Rapper *the best rapper ever*
* Lloyd Banks, Rapper
* Nicki Minaj, Rapper, Singer.
* Lamar Odom, Los Angeles Lakers Small Forward, 2x NBA Champion
* Tony Yayo, Rapper
* Lost Boyz, Rap Group
* Onyx, Rap Group
* L'vel Maraj (Jalen Burnette),Singer, Rapper
* Waka Flocka Flame, Rapper