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Time’s Most Influential People Include Michelle Obama, Lebron & Khalid

Time’s Most Influential People Include Michelle Obama, Lebron & Khalid

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Many people feel that hip-hop was snubbed.

Time Magazine dropped their most influential people list of 2019 and of course there are names on the list very important to the culture. The starts on the list are broken down into five categories; pioneers, artists, leaders, icons and titans.

Some familiar names include; Chrissy Teigen, Dwayne Johnson, Regina King, Khalid, Ozuna, Nancy Pelosi, Michelle Obama, Spike Lee, Lebron James, Gayle King and Tiger Woods. Theres no arguing hip-hop shapes the culture of our world, and previous names listed include Cardi B, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Chance The Rapper, and Childish Gambino. Take a look at the full list below and see if you recognize any one else:

Pioneers:
Sandra Oh
Indya Moore
Marlon James
Chrissy Teigen
Massimo Bottura
Hasan Minhaj
Samin Nosrat
Ninja
Arundhati Katju and Menaka Guruswamy
Naomi Osaka
Leah Greenberg and Ezra Levin
Fred Swaniker
Lynn Nottage
Tara Westover
Adam Bowen and James Monsees
Barbara Rae-Venter
He Jiankui
Aileen Lee
Jay O’Neal and Emily Comer
Shep Doeleman

Artists:
Dwayne Johnson
Regina King
Khalid
Emilia Clarke
BTS
Brie Larson
Joanna and Chip Gaines
Ariana Grande
Mahershala Ali
Glenn Close
Rami Malek
Luchita Hurtado
Ozuna
dream hampton
Richard Madden
Yalitza Aparicio
Clare Waight Keller

Leaders:
Nancy Pelosi
Donald Trump
Greta Thunberg
Andrés Manuel López Obrador
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Jacinda Ardern
Juan Guaidó
Abiy Ahmed
Mitch McConnell
Brett Kavanaugh
Jane Goodall
Benjamin Netanyahu
Zhang Yiming
Hoesung Lee
William Barr
Pope Francis
Xi Jinping
Leana Wen
Imran Khan
Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed
Cyril Ramaphosa
Robert Mueller
Mahathir Mohamad
Matteo Salvini
Jair Bolsonaro
Zhang Kejian

Icons:
Taylor Swift
Michelle Obama
Spike Lee
Christine Blasey Ford
David Hockney
Desmond Meade
Lady Gaga
Radhya Almutawakel
Pierpaolo Piccioli
Maria Ressa
Caster Semenya
Mirian G.
Grainne Griffin, Ailbhe Smyth and Orla O’Connor
Loujain al-Hathloul

Titans:
Mohamed Salah
LeBron James
Jennifer Hyman
Gayle King
Mark Zuckerberg
Tiger Woods
Jeanne Gang
Bob Iger
Pat McGrath
Alex Morgan
Vera Jourova
Ryan Murphy
Mukesh Ambani
Ren Zhengfei
Marillyn Hewson
Jerome Powell