IT WAS ON THIS DATE THE GAME RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM THE DOCUMENTARY.

The Documentary is the debut studio album by American rapper The Game. It was released on January 18, 2005, by Aftermath Entertainment, G-Unit Records and Interscope Records. The record serves as his major-label debut, preceded by his independently released debut Untold Story in 2004. In 2001, while The Game was in hospital recovering from a shooting, he decided to pursue a career in music. […]

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On this date January 18, 2015 ASAP Yams, Creative Force in Hip-Hop, Died at 26 yrs of age.

ASAP Yams, the hip-hop executive who helped start the career of ASAP Rocky, the popular Harlem rapper whose 2013 studio album, “Long.Live.ASAP,” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart, has died. He was 26. ASAP Rocky confirmed his death in a Twitter post. The circumstances of his death were not immediately available. ASAP […]

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CJ: New York drill’s newest star looking to inspire like Pop Smoke

Responsible for viral smash ‘Whoopty’, the Staten Island rapper is determined to raise the energy in his home cityByLuke Morgan Britton13th January 2021 Facebook Twitter Each week in Breakout, we talk to the emerging stars blowing up right now – whether it be a huge viral moment, killer new track or an eye-popping video – these are the […]

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Meek Mill BLASTS CEO Of ‘Ethika’ Underwear Claiming He Was Disrespected By The Company

Meek Mill is on fire, claiming he was disrespected by the CEO of ‘Ethika’ brand underwear and claims he is about to reveal ‘screenshots’ which show the issues with him and the company, and how they ‘play’ with Black culture.ADVERTISEMENTnull The ‘Otherside Of America’ rapper took to Twitter to vent his frustration with the popular underwear line, claiming […]

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Megan Thee Stallion Predicted She’d Become a ‘Household Name’ in Love & Hip Audition

“When you’re talking about those poppin’ rappers, I’m gonna definitely be in that conversation,” the Billboard chart-topper confidently declared while she was an up-and-coming artist Megan Thee Stallion | CREDIT: /YOUTUBE Megan Thee Stallion always knew she was a real hot girl — even before her music career fully took off. In a previously unreleased clip of her Love & Hip Hop audition […]

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Method Man says he declined role in Tiffany Haddish comedy ‘Girls Trip’

“I was like, ‘I feel like I’ve gotta take a shower’” Still from 2017’s ‘Girls Trip’. CREDIT: Lifestyle pictures / Alamy Stock Photo Method Man has revealed he turned down a role in 2017 comedy movie Girls Trip. The Wu-Tang Clang rapper, whose real name is Clifford Smith Jr., said he was presented with the opportunity to play cheating […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, JANUARY 13, 1998 THE LOX RELEASED THEIR DEBUT ALBUM MONEY, POWER, & RESPECT!!

Money, Power & Respect Money, Power & Respect is the debut album by hip hop group The Lox. It was released on January 13, 1998, through Bad Boy Records and featured production from The Hitmen, Dame Grease and Swizz Beatz. The album found huge success, peaking at number three on the US Billboard 200 and number one on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, and spawned two charting singles, […]

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Rapper YFN Lucci Wanted on Murder Charge

CAMERON KIRKLAND Atlanta rapper YFN Lucci is wanted on a murder charge in connection with the Dec. 10 shooting of 28-year-old James Adams last month in the southwest area of the city, Atlanta police confirmed to Variety. The news was first reported in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Lucci, 29, (real name: Rayshawn Bennett), is wanted on charges of murder, aggravated […]

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Lauryn Hill Explains Why She Never Made Another Album After ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’

Image via Getty/Cristina Andina/Redferns Lauryn Hill‘s debut album set the tone for how an artist can create an uncompromising project and still be recognized both commercially and critically. Although The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill made waves through the industry, Hill elected no to capitalize on this success. Instead, she retreated from the public eye and never produced another studio […]

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BUN B CONFIRMS CLASSIC SOUTHERN RAP UGK VERZUZ 8BALL & MJG IS HAPPENING

Johnny Nunez/WireImage BUN B CONFIRMS CLASSIC SOUTHERN RAP UGK VERZUZ 8BALL & MJG IS HAPPENING Bun B could very well be in the next Verzuz battle following this weekend’s delayed Keyshia Cole and Ashanti R&B bout. After Swizz Beatz teased Bun’s involvement, the Houston native shared on The Donnie Houston Podcast that he’s confirmed for a Verzuz battle pitting UGK against Memphis-based […]

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DABABY ARRESTED ON BEVERLY HILLS’ RODEO DRIVE AFTER STORE EMPLOYEE REPORTEDLY CALLS POLICE

Jeff Hahne/Getty Images for Spotify DABABY ARRESTED ON BEVERLY HILLS’ RODEO DRIVE AFTER STORE EMPLOYEE REPORTEDLY CALLS POLICE BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The New Year isn’t exactly off to a good start for DaBaby. The platinum-selling rapper was reportedly arrested on weapons charges in Beverly Hills on Thursday night (January 7). According to TMZ, DaBaby was leaving the Moncler store on Rodeo […]

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Lil Durk Reacts To “The Voice” Album Sales After First Full Week

Trippie Redd, Tory Lanez, and G Herbo celebrate Lil Durk’s success with “The Voice.” Lil Durk pulled an unexpected move with the release of The Voice. After slowly unleashing new singles off of the project for the past few months, and heavily teasing the album, he finally dropped it off in its entirety just before Christmas. Literally, on Christmas Eve. […]

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Drake Offers Some New Year’s Thoughts On “Self Work”

Drake Offers Some New Year’s Thoughts On “Self Work” Drake with some words of wisdom to kick your year off. It is January, all. It marks the beginning of the year but for fans of Drake, the countdown officially began for Certified Lover Boy. We’re inching towards the three-year mark since the release of Scorpion, an album that ushered in a new level […]

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Black Twitter All In Their Feelings Now That Rihanna & A$AP Rocky Have Gone Public, Allegedly

Someone check on Lil Uzi Vert. Source: Samir Hussein / Getty We may have another star couple on our hands. The internets now have receipts on Rihanna and A$AP Rocky’s budding romance. As spotted on Hot New Hip Hop the two fashionistas we seen in Barbados looking super cozy. In several photos that have started circulating around the world wide web […]

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FEDS REJECT KODAK BLACK’S REDUCED SENTENCE REQUEST

FEDS REJECT KODAK BLACK’S REDUCED SENTENCE REQUEST According to a confirmed report, federal prosecutors have denied Kodak Black’s request for compassionate release, stating that he hasn’t presented a reason to be released early and that his motion failed to follow legal porcedure. “(Kodak Black) has not presented ‘extraordinary and compelling reasons’ supporting his request for release,” assistant […]

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Lil Tjay Arrested For Guns & Weed: Report

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Lil Tjay was reportedly arrested this week for gun and weed possession. Bronx-based rapper Lil Tjay couldn’t catch a break this week because, after his run-in with the cops over the weekend, the rapper was searched again during the week, reportedly getting arrested for weed and gun possession.nullnull This weekend, Lil Tjay shared videos from his latest music […]

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MF DOOM Dead at 49

The elusive masked rapper died on October 31, his wife Jasmine Dumile announced  DEC 31 2020 MF DOOM has died, his wife Jasmine Dumile revealed today (December 31). The elusive rapper died on October 31, according to Dumile. When reached by Pitchfork, a representative for Rhymesayers confirmed the legitimacy of the statement. A cause of death […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE DEC 22, 1998 DMX RELEASED HIS SECOND STUDIO ALBUM FLESH OF MY FLESH, BLOOD OF MY BLOOD”

Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood is the second studio album by American rapper DMX. The album was released on December 22, 1998, a little more than seven months after his debut album It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot. It entered the charts at #1 (and stayed there for 3 consecutive weeks) with over 670,000 units shipped in the […]

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FAMOUS DEX CHECKS INTO DRUG REHAB AFTER DISTURBING IMAGES GO VIRAL

According to a report from AllHipHop, Famous Dex has checked himself into a drug rehab after several concerning images went public over the weekend, leaving fans and critics to express their concern online. Dex posted a video on IG over the weekend, seemingly inebriated, rapping while showing off his “Sad” and “Love” tattoos. the Chi-Town […]

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UNO Confirms You Can’t Stack +4 or +2 Cards

The Internet did not take this news well. Boston Globe/Getty ImagesEntertainmentMay 6, 2019 15.32M188 It’s a hard truth, but UNO has officially confirmed that +4 or +2 cards cannot be stacked — at all.https://0f9f0d76aed694c061079d55f228c1c9.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.html The card game company issued a post on Twitter yesterday confirming that the move has in fact been illegal all along and that the company knows you’ve been […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE DEC 21, 1999 DMX DROPPED HIS THIRD STUDIO ALBUM “…AND THEN THERE WAS X”

… And Then There Was X …And Then There Was X is the third studio album by American rapper DMX. The album was released on December 21, 1999, by Ruff Ryders Entertainment and Def Jam Recordings. The album was certified 5x Multi-Platinum by the RIAA on February 7, 2001. The album was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 2001 Grammys ….And Then There Was […]

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Snoop fires back after Eminem disses him in the song ‘Zeus’

Eminem (Photo credit: Bang Media) Eminem is apparently feeling some kind of way after hip-hop icon Snoop Dogg did not include the Detroit rapper in his top 10 list of all-time rappers back in July 2020.https://f9fb105330ed1e90ef6d60fe7235ae8f.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.html?n=0 Slim Shady, well, throws shade at the luminous Doggfather in a new song “Zeus,” and Snoop fires back with some subtle shots […]

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Eminem Disses Tekashi 6ix9ine On New Album

Eminem suggests Tekashi 6ix9ine is “trash” on his new album, also referencing his beef with Machine Gun Kelly. Tekashi 6ix9ine completely disappeared for the final quarter of this year, dropping off from social media following his disappointing album turnout in the fall. Without much ammo after having flopped with TattleTales, the rainbow-haired troll rapper seemingly took some time to […]

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FX Sets Premiere Dates For ‘Hip Hop Uncovered’ Doc Series And ‘Snowfall’ Fourth Season

FX has announced the premiere dates for the new docuseries Hip Hop Uncoveredand the fourth season of Snowfall. Included was the key art for both series and the main title from Hip Hop Uncovered.FX Hip Hop Uncovered will premiere on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX and be available the next day on FX on Hulu. […]

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Lil Wayne Also Sold Drake & Nicki Minaj’s Masters In $100 Million Deal: Report

Lil Wayne reportedly sold the Young Money masters in his $100 million deal with Universal, including Drake and Nicki Minaj’s albums. Sparking major headlines this weekend, it was reported that Lil Wayne had sold his master recordings to Universal Music Group in a $100 million deal. Considering the fact that Bob Dylan sold his entire catalog for […]

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Mystikal Cleared Of Rape Charges After Grand Jury Fails To Indict: Report

Mystikal Cleared Of Rape Charges After Grand Jury Fails To Indict: Report  It’s reported that the grand jury didn’t believe there was enough evidence to move forward. A case that has been following Mystikal since 2016 has reportedly been put to rest. Four years ago, the No Limit and Cash Money icon performed at a casino, and […]

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“MEXICAN KIM KARDASHIAN” JOSELYN CANO DIES FROM BOTCHED BUTT SURGERY

“MEXICAN KIM KARDASHIAN” JOSELYN CANO DIES FROM BOTCHED BUTT SURGERY According to several reports, the “Mexican Kim Kardashian” Josely Cano died on December 7 in Columbia from a failed butt lift surgery. She was 29 years old. Cano, the IG influencer with over 13 million followers, founded her own Joselyn Cano Swimwear and studied microbiology […]

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BIG SEAN AND MCDONALD’S TEAM TO SURPRISE A YOUNG RAPPER WITH MENTORSHIP

BIG SEAN AND MCDONALD’S TEAM TO SURPRISE A YOUNG RAPPER WITH MENTORSHIP Big Sean has had a banner year including the release of his 2020 album Detroit 2. Now the rapper is looking to help out the next generation of artists. Sean joined McDonald’s Black and Positively Golden Mentors program and surprised aspiring 19-year-old rapper, Nyla […]

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JAY-Z’S ROC NATION AND PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE LAUNCH NEW PUBLISHING IMPRINT

JAY-Z’S ROC NATION AND PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE LAUNCH NEW PUBLISHING IMPRINT In several confirmed reports, literary giant Penguin Random House has announced its launch of Roc Lit 101, a publishing imprint with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation that promises to publish “genre-defying literature” by some of the culture’s most notable names. Jana Fleishman, executive vice president of […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE DEC 15, 1998 DJ CLUE RELEASED “THE PROFESSIONAL” ON ROCK-A-FELLA RECORDS

The Professional is the debut studio album by American record producer DJ Clue?. It was released on December 15, 1998 via Roc-A-Fella Records Professional Ratings Recording sessions took place at Alien Flyers, at Platinum Island Studios, at Desert Storm Studios, at Soundtrack Studios, at The Hit Factory, at Sound On Sound Studios and at D&D Studios in New York City, at Krosswire […]

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Formerly Incarcerated Lawyer Who Inspired the ABC Drama For Life Announces Run for Mayor of New York

Isaac Wright Jr. | CREDIT: SONY/ABC An afternoon walk to the drugstore isn’t the sort of activity that one would typically label “profound” — though Isaac Wright Jr. says that’s exactly how he would describe what happened a few months ago. “I was walking down First Avenue, heading to CVS. And two police cars pulled over […]

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Redman, The Game, Fat Joe & more accused of working with fraudulent promo company called DaBlock365

Author’s note: Read part 2 of this investigation here. I encourage readers to do independent research and utilize the links provided herein to read and hear testimonies from indie artists who feel defrauded by this company’s alleged scheme. On September 13, Aaron “ThatKidCry” Nash — a rapper and promoter from Oregon — received a direct message from the Instagram […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE DEC 10, 2002 THE GZA RELEASED HIS FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM “LEGEND OF THE LIQUID SWORD”

Legend of the Liquid Sword is the fourth solo studio album by American hip hop artist GZA, a member of the Wu-Tang Clan. It was released December 10, 2002. The album is named after the kung fu film Legend of the Liquid Sword. In the songs “Did Ya Say That”, and “Knock Knock”, GZA focuses on the politics of record labels, and expresses his issues in […]

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Breakdancing to be added to 2024 Olympic gamesThe athletic style of urban dance was recognized by the international committee on Monday

Breakdancing, a street dance style rooted within the Black community, has been added to the 2024 Olympic games, The athletic style of urban dance was recognized by the International Olympic Committee on Monday, and will be featured at the 2024 Paris Games in an effot to attract younger vewers. The competing teams could win a medal, The Chicago […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE DEC 7, 2004 CAM’RON RELEASED HIS FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM PURPLE HAZE ON ROCK-A-FELLA RECORDS

Purple Haze is the fourth studio album by Harlem rapper Cam’ron. The album was released on December 7, 2004, by Diplomat Records, Roc-A-Fella Records and The Island Def Jam Music Group. The release of this album was delayed several times from November 2003, the first single “Get Em Girls” was released a year prior to the actual album release. The album debuted at number 20 […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE DEC 8, 2000 REDMAN RELEASED DOC’S DA NAME 1999

Doc’s da Name 2000 is the fourth studio album by American rapper Redman.[9] The album was released on Def Jam Recordings on December 8, 1998. It peaked at number 11 on the US Billboard 200. It was a top seller, being certified platinum for sales of over a million copies.Doc’s Da  Professional Ratings The song “Da Goodness” is sampled in the Barbadian soca beat “Redman/Da Goodness […]

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DR. DRE’S OLDEST DAUGHTER CLAIMS SHE HASN’T SEEN MOGUL IN 17 YEARS

A lot of things have been coming out about Dr. Dre’s personal life ever since his estranged wife, Nicole Young, filed for divorce from the legendary music mogul Dre’s oldest daughter, 37-year-old LaTanya Young, recently opened up about her estranged relationship with her father to the Daily Mail. She stated that she hasn’t seen Dr. Dre […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE DEC 7, 1999 THE FIRST POST-HUMOUS ALBUM BY THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G “BORN AGAIN” WAS RELEASED

Born Again is the first posthumous compilation album by American rapper the Notorious B.I.G., released by Bad Boy Records and Arista Records on December 7, 1999. It is composed primarily of early recorded verses with newer beats and guest rappers Professional Ratings The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 485,000 albums sold in the first week, and was certified 2x Platinum by the RIAA on January 14, […]

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Casanova Allegedly Sent Money To Gang Founder In Prison For Murder: Report (FREE CASANOVA)

Prosecutors are also using the fact that Casanova wore gorilla jewelry as evidence that he was associated with the Untouchable Gorilla Stone Nation. More information is being shared about the ongoing case involving Casanova and his alleged ties to the Untouchable Gorilla Stone Nation gang now that the rapper has turned himself over to authorities. On Thursday […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE DEC 5, 2000 ROCK-A-FELLA RECORDS RECORDING ARTIST MEMPHIS BLEEK DROP HIS SECOND STUDIO ALBUM

The Understanding is the second studio album by rapper Memphis Bleek, released by Get Low Records, Roc-A-Fella Records, and Def Jam Recordings on December 5, 2000. As of October 2002, the album has been certified gold by the RIAA for shipment of over 500,000 units.  Professional Ratings Track listing No. Title Producer(s) Length 1.”Intro (U Know Bleek)”Just Blaze 1:51 2.”Do My…” (featuring Jay-Z)A Kid Called […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE DEC 4, 1990 BRAND NUBIAN RELEASED THEIR DEBUT ALBUM ” ONE FOR ALL “

One for All is the debut studio album by American hip hop group Brand Nubian, released on December 4, 1990 by Elektra Records. The album was highly acclaimed for its politically charged and socially conscious content. Sales never matched the wide acclaim — the album has only sold 350,000 copies as of May 2013[citation needed] — but it has remained in print since […]

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Majah Hype’s Estranged Wife Says He Abused Her For Years In Tearful Tell-All

In a lengthy Instagram post, the wife of comedian Majah Hype alleges that she has been battered and abused by the comedian during their relationship. In her #WomenWednesday chat with her fans, she laid bare the shocking abuse allegations in an emotional speech. Majah Hype last week suffered a mild heart attack and was hospitalized. […]

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HIP HOP RAISED ME THE BLOG REMEMBERS CHAD BUTLER AKA PIMP C WHO PASSED AWAY ON THIS DATE DEC 4, 2007

Chad Lamont Butler (December 29, 1973 – December 4, 2007), better known by his stage name Pimp C, was an American rapper and record producer. He was best known for his work with Bun B as a founding member of the Underground Kingz (UGK). Signing to Jive Records in 1992, UGK released their major-label debut album Too Hard to Swallow to positive reviews. The […]

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NEW MUSIC ALERT: CHE NOIR “AFTER 12” THE EP FT 38 SPESH, RANSOM, MUSALINI, SA ROCK JYNX, RJ PAYNE, & AMBER SIMONE

“After 12” by Che Noir . A 7 Track ep self produced by Che Noir herself. Featuring The whole Trust Spesh, Ransom, Musalini, Sa- Rock, Amber Symone, RJ Payne, & Jynx Tracklisting 01. Che Noir- Foxy Intro 02. Che Noir ft Musalini – Cruise Control 03. Che Noir ft Ransom & 38 Spesh – Hunger […]

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Jay-Z Drops Year-End Playlist Featuring Drake, Pop Smoke, The Weeknd, and More

Image via Getty/ Shareif Ziyadat As 2020 comes to a close, year-end lists are in full effect. On Thursday, Jay-Z joined the fray, sharing his 2020 playlist via TIDAL, featuring songs from artists like Drake, Busta Rhymes, Jay Electronica, Pop Smoke, Burna Boy, and several others.https://d-17731425362531232431.ampproject.net/2011200012001/frame.html The TIDAL-exclusive collection of songs—appropriately dubbed “2020 Vision COVID 19″—looks to try and encapsulate the tumultuous […]

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NEW VIDEO ALERT* DJ KAY SLAY – WE GET BUSY – FT AZ, BENNY THE BUTCHER, PAPOOSE, BUN B, TRAE THE TRUTH, & ZONE

This is Hip Hop Raised Me The Blog!!!Where is about The Knowledge, The Culture, & The Lifestyle!!! Where we celebrate the 47 years of the youngest genre of music which is Hip Hop!!!HIP HOP RAISED ME!!!! ——————————————————–Posted based on the “fair use” statute/ act. Strictly for Non-Profit and entertainment purposes only.  Subject to copyrights( writing […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, DEC 3, 1995 2PAC & DR. DRE RELEASED THEIR SINGLE CALIFORNIA LOVE.

California Love” is a hip hop song by 2Pac featuring Dr. Dre and Roger Troutman. The song was released as 2Pac’s comeback single after his release from prison in 1995 and was his first single as the newest artist of Death Row Records. This is one of 2Pac’s most widely known and most successful singles, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE DEC 3. 1996 DEATH ROW RECORDS RELEASED CHRISTMAS ON DEATH ROW

Christmas on Death Row is a compilation album released by Death Row Records and Interscope Records on December 3, 1996. The album sold 200,000 copies. The album was made as a form of charity to the community. Professional Ratings Track listing Snoop Doggy Dogg ft. Daz Dillinger, Nate Dogg, Tray Deee, Bad Azz – “Santa Claus Goes Straight to the Ghetto” [produced by Snoop Doggy Dogg] Isaac Hayes sample […]

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MAN GETS ROBBED ON CAMERA!!! WHEN STUNTING GOES WRONG* WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES (WATCH WHO YOU CALL BRO)

This is Hip Hop Raised Me The Blog!!!Where is about The Knowledge, The Culture, & The Lifestyle!!! Where we celebrate the 47 years of the youngest genre of music which is Hip Hop!!!HIP HOP RAISED ME!!!! ——————————————————–Posted based on the “fair use” statute/ act. Strictly for Non-Profit and entertainment purposes only.  Subject to copyrights( writing […]

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GROUP OF YOUNG BLACK DRUMMERS DOING A DOPE ROUTINE ON THE CORNER OF EAST 18TH STREET & CHURCH AVENUE IN FLATBUSH BROOKLYN

This is Hip Hop Raised Me The Blog!!!Where is about The Knowledge, The Culture, & The Lifestyle!!! Where we celebrate the 47 years of the youngest genre of music which is Hip Hop!!!HIP HOP RAISED ME!!!! ——————————————————–Posted based on the “.d entertainment purposes only.  Subject to copyrights( writing and teaching purposes #hiphopraisedme #hiphopraisedmeblog #hiphopraisedmetheblog #TheknowledgeTheCultureThelifestyle […]

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Lil Nas X Says Tyler, The Creator & Frank Ocean “Made It Easier” For Him

The “Holiday” rapper says they helped him be “where I am, comfortably.” In the summer of 2019, Lil Nas X decided to share his sexuality with the world. The rising, record-breaking star came forward to say that he is gay, and since that time, he has been supported by fans and teased by foes. Regardless, Lil Nas X lives his truth […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, DEC 1ST 1986 AFRICA BAMBATTA & THE SOUL SONIC FORCE RELEASED PLANET ROCK THE ALBUM

Planet Rock: The Album is an old school hip hop album by Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force, released in 1986 as a collection of previous singles. The song “Planet Rock” was one of the earliest hits of the hip hop music genre and remains one of its pioneering recordings. The single’s liner notes include members of Kraftwerk with the songwriting credits. In creating the track, portions of Kraftwerk’s “Numbers” […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 29, 1994 THE QUEEN OF HIP HOP/R&B/SOUL MARY J BLIGE RELEASED HER SECOND STUDIO ALBUM “MY LIFE

My Life is the second studio album by American R&B recording artist Mary J. Blige, released on November 29, 1994, by Uptown Records. Many of the topics on My Life deal with clinical depression, Blige’s battling with both drugs and alcohol, as well as being in an abusive relationship. Unlike her debut, What’s the 411? (1992), Blige co-wrote fourteen of the album’s tracks, making it her most […]

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Hip-hop artist Slim Jxmmi distributes free turkeys in FairparkHip-hop artist Slim Jxmmi distributes free turkeys in FairparkBy BLAKE ALSUP Daily JournalRapper “Slim Jxmmi,” half of Grammy-nominated hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd, hands out free turkeys Tuesday at Fairpark in Tupelo. The rapper, whose real name is Aaquil Brown, is a Tupelo native.Rapper “Slim Jxmmi” hugs residents waiting in line to get free turkeys.Irijah Kinard, left, and Devon Shannon help carry dozens of frozen turkeys for Tuesday giveaway co-sponsored by rapper “Slim Jxmmi” at Fairpark in Tupelo.Volunteers unpack dozens of frozen turkeys to be given away as part of the event.THOMAS WELLS | BUY TUPELO • Slim Jxmmi, half of Grammy-nominated hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd, distributed turkeys to dozens of families Tuesday afternoon.The Tupelo native, who’s real name is Aaquil Brown, returned to his hometown to give back to the community that helped raise him as part of his 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive at Fairpark.“I love giving back to where I come from because I feel like it inspires others to chase their dreams or to reach their highest height and give back to their community,” Brown said. “It makes everybody better.”With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which has created economic hardships for millions of people across the country, Brown said it’s even more important to give back.

This year, I feel like, is bigger than all of the other years, with people losing their jobs and all this type of crazy stuff,” Brown said. “I just like to be able to help in any way I can.” Mayor Jason Shelton proclaimed Nov. 24 “Slim Jxmmi Day” in the city of Tupelo. He […]

Read More Hip-hop artist Slim Jxmmi distributes free turkeys in FairparkHip-hop artist Slim Jxmmi distributes free turkeys in FairparkBy BLAKE ALSUP Daily JournalRapper “Slim Jxmmi,” half of Grammy-nominated hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd, hands out free turkeys Tuesday at Fairpark in Tupelo. The rapper, whose real name is Aaquil Brown, is a Tupelo native.Rapper “Slim Jxmmi” hugs residents waiting in line to get free turkeys.Irijah Kinard, left, and Devon Shannon help carry dozens of frozen turkeys for Tuesday giveaway co-sponsored by rapper “Slim Jxmmi” at Fairpark in Tupelo.Volunteers unpack dozens of frozen turkeys to be given away as part of the event.THOMAS WELLS | BUY TUPELO • Slim Jxmmi, half of Grammy-nominated hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd, distributed turkeys to dozens of families Tuesday afternoon.The Tupelo native, who’s real name is Aaquil Brown, returned to his hometown to give back to the community that helped raise him as part of his 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive at Fairpark.“I love giving back to where I come from because I feel like it inspires others to chase their dreams or to reach their highest height and give back to their community,” Brown said. “It makes everybody better.”With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which has created economic hardships for millions of people across the country, Brown said it’s even more important to give back.

Hip Hop Pioneer Doctor. Dre of Yo! MTV Raps Loses leg as reported by Rolling Stone!!

A Hip-Hop Pioneer Loses His Leg. The Optimism Remains After doctors amputated part of former Yo! MTV Raps host Andre “Doctor Dré” Brown’s leg, his family set up a GoFundMe to defray medical costs. Still, the trailblazer doesn’t want your pity Andre Brown was leaving his sister’s house on Memorial Day when he misjudged the location of […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 25, 1987 RUN-DMC RELEASED THEIR SINGLE “CHRISTMAS IN HOLLIS”

Christmas in Hollis” is a single by Run-DMC that was included on two 1987 Christmas compilation albums featuring various artists: A Very Special Christmas (A&M 3911) and Christmas Rap (Profile 1247). When Bill Adler first asked Run-DMC to contribute to “A Very Special Christmas”—the first in a series of various artists compilation albums produced to benefit the Special Olympics—they refused. After Bill—who was then […]

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NOV 24, 1992 THE PHARCYDE RELEASED THEIR DEBUT ALBUM BIZARRE RIDE 2 THE PHARCYDE

Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde is the debut album of American hip hop group The Pharcyde, released on November 24, 1992 through Delicious Vinyl Records and EastWest Records. The album was produced by former group member J-Swift, and features only one guest appearance, provided by little known Los Angeles rapper Bucwheed (known then as “Buckwheat” from The Wascals). In the […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 24, 1992 KOOL G RAP & DJ POLO RELEASED THIER THIRD & FINAL STUDIO ALBUM “LIVE AND LET DIE”

Warner Bros. Records eventually refused to distribute Live and Let Die as part of its deal with Cold Chillin’ Records because of the album’s lyrical content and cover art.[1] It is not known if a Warner Bros. catalogue number was ever assigned to the release. Live and Let Die remained out of print until it was re-released and remastered with various bonus material […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 24, 1998 RZA OF THE WU-TANG CLAN RELEASED BOBBY DIGITAL IN STEREO

Bobby Digital in Stereo is the debut studio album by American rapper and producer RZA. It was released on November 24, 1998, and was certified Gold on February 5, 1999, by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). It is a well-received experimental album that is based on a story featuring him rhyming as a hedonistic, fun-loving alter-ego named Bobby Digital and […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 23, 2004 THE DIPLOMATS RELEASE THEIR SECOND STUDIO ALBUM IMMUNITY 2!!

Diplomatic Immunity 2 is the second studio album by American hip hop collective The Diplomats. The album was released on November 23, 2004 through Koch Records. Professional Ratings Track listing No.Title Music Performer(s) Length 1.”Stop-N-Go”DevelopCam’Ron and J.R. Writer 6:13 2.”S.A.N.T.A.N.A.”TreblemakersJuelz Santana 4.24 3.”Take ‘Em to Church”AmadeusCam’ron and Juelz Santana 3:49 4.”Get Use to This”Stay Gettin’Juelz Santana and J.R. Writer. 3:57 5.”Family Ties”SkitzoCam’ron, 40 […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 23, 1993 DEL THE FUNKY HOMOSAPIEN RELEASED HIS SECOND STUDIO ALBUM “NO NEED FOR ALARM

No Need for Alarm is the second solo studio album by American hip hop musician Del the Funky Homosapien. It was released in 1993 through Elektra Records. Recording sessions took place at Hyde Street Studios in San Francisco and at Chung King House of Metal in New York City. Production was handled by Del himself along with A-Plus, Casual, Domino, Jay-Biz, Snupe and Stimulated Dummies Professional Ratings […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 22, 2010 KANYE WEST RELEASED HIS FIFTH STUDIO ALBUM MY BEAUTIFUL DARK TWISTED FANTASY

My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is the fifth studio album by American rapper and producer Kanye West. It was released on November 22, 2010, by Def Jam Recordings and Roc-A-Fella Records. It follows a period of public and legal controversy for West, who retreated to a self-imposed exile in Hawaii in 2009 and recorded at Honolulu’s Avex Recording Studio in […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 22, 1994 REDMAN RELEASED HIS SECOND STUDIO ALBUM “DARE IZ A DARKSIDE”

Dare Iz a Darkside is the second studio album by American rapper Redman. It was released on November 22, 1994, by Def Jam Recordings. The album debuted at 13 on the US Billboard 200.[1] The album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The album cover features Redman buried in the ground up to his neck, a reference to the cover of Funkadelic’s 1971 album Maggot Brain. […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 22, 1994 SLICK RICK RELEASED HIS THIRD STUDIO ALBUM BEHIND BARS

Behind Bars is the third studio album by British-American rapper Slick Rick, released November 22, 1994, on Def Jam Recordings. The album features production from Vance Wright, Pete Rock, Large Professor, Easy Mo Bee and Warren G, as well as guest appearances by Doug E. Fresh, Nice & Smooth, and Warren G. Professional Ratings Upon its release, Behind Bars achieved moderate chart success, peaking at number 51 on the Billboard 200, and […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, NOV 21, 1995 Group Home Released “Living Proof”

Livin’ Proof is the debut album by Group Home, the Gang Starr-affiliated duo composed of rappers Lil Dap and Melachi the Nutcracker. The album featured the popular underground single “Supa Star” and the instrumental work of producer DJ Premier. The album is known both for these instrumentals and the interplay between the lyrics of Group Home’s two members. DJ Premier […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV, 21 2000 THE WU-TANG CLAN RELEASED THEIR THIRD STUDIO ALBUM “THE W”

The W is the third studio album by American hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan. It was released on November 21, 2000, by Loud Records. After their 1997 album Wu-Tang Forever, several of the group’s members released solo projects before The W, which has a more rugged, less polished sound than that of most Wu-Tang related albums from that era. The album also features […]

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Rapper Lil Wayne charged in Miami with possessing gun as a convicted felonReported by Miami Herald

Rapper Lil Wayne charged in Miami with possessing gun as a convicted felon BY JAY WEAVER AND DAVID OVALLE NOVEMBER 17, 2020 12:30 PM https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/crime/article247239014.html/video-embed/amp/miamiherald/247236874/1#amp=1https://trinitymedia.ai/player/trinity-amp?pageURL=https%3A%2F%2Famp.miamiherald.com%2Fnews%2Flocal%2Farticle247236874.html&campaignId=2900002186#amp=1 Celebrated rapper Lil Wayne was charged Tuesday with possessing a firearm and ammunition as a convicted felon stemming from his holiday trip to Miami on a private plane last December, when authorities discovered […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 17, 1992 ICE CUBE RELEASED HIS THIRD STUDIO ALBUM “THE PREDATOR”

The Predator is the third studio album by Ice Cube. Released within months of the 1992 Los Angeles riots, on November 17, 1992, many songs comment on racial tensions in the United States. The title is in part reference to the movie Predator 2, and the album itself includes samples from the film. Though not Ice Cube’s most critically successful album, The Predator is […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 16, 2001 DR DRE RELEASED THE CHRONIC 2001

2001 (sometimes called The Chronic 2001) is the second studio album by rapper and hip hop producer Dr. Dre. It was released on November 16, 1999, by Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records as the follow-up to his 1992 debut album, The Chronic. The album was produced mainly by Dr. Dre and Mel-Man, as well as Lord Finesse, and features several guest contributions from fellow U.S. rappers such as The D.O.C., Hittman, Snoop Dogg, Kurupt, Xzibit, Eminem, and Nate Dogg. 2001 exhibits […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 16, 2004 MF DOOM RELEASED HIS FIFTH STUDIO ALBUM “MM..FOOD”

Mm..Food is the fifth studio album by British-American rapper/producer MF DOOM. It was released via Rhymesayers Entertainment on November 16, 2004. It peaked at number 17 on Billboard’s Independent Albums chart, and number 9 on Heatseekers Albums chart.The title, Mm..Food is an anagram of “MF Doom”. Critical Reception Professional Ratings Garnering universal acclaim upon release,” Mm..Food ” received an average score of 81 from Metacritic, based on 22 reviews.[3] Ryan Dombal of Entertainment Weekly wrote […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 16, 2000 THE HIP HOP WORLD WAS SHAKENED BY THE NEWS OF HOUSTON TEXAS BELOVED DJ SCREW WAS FOUND DEAD

Davis released over 350 mixtapes and was recognized as an innovator mostly on a regional level until his death of codeine overdose in 2000. His legacy was discovered by a wider audience around 2005, and has gone on to influence a wide variety of artists. Biography Learn moreThis article needs additional citations for verification. Early life Robert Earl Davis, Jr. […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 15, 1994 METHOD MAN OF THE WU-TANG CLAN RELEASED HIS DEBUT SOLO ALBUM “TICAL”

Tical is the debut studio album by American rapper and Wu-Tang Clan member Method Man. It was released November 15, 1994, by Def Jam Records. It was the first Wu-Tang solo album released after the group’s debut, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). Similar to all first generation solo Wu-Tang projects, Tical was mainly produced by group member RZA, who provided a dark, murky and rugged sound. […]

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