IT WAS ON THIS DATE JUNE 21, 1994 BONE THUGS N HARMONY DROPS THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM CREEPIN ON AH COME UP!!

Creepin on ah Come Up is the debut EP by American hip hop group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. The album was released on June 21, 1994, on Ruthless Records. In 1998, the album was selected as one of The Source’s 100 Best Rap Albums Bone Thugs-n-Harmony’s first album, with the singles “Thuggish Ruggish Bone” and “Foe tha Love of $”. Features on […]

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JAY-Z Files Lawsuit Against Hip-Hop Photographer Jonathan Mannion in Likeness Dispute

The rapper claims Mannion, who shot the iconic cover for Reasonable Doubt, is exploiting his likeness without permission JAY-Z is suing Jonathan Mannion in a lawsuit concerning the use of his likeness in photographs sold and used by the hip-hop photographer, as TMZ reports and Pitchfork can confirm via court documents. The rapper is accusing Mannion, who shot the iconic […]

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French Montana’s Driver Reportedly Attacked and Robbed at Gunpoint Outside Manhattan Hotel

Manhattan’s Dream Hotel has been the site of another criminal incident. Page Six reports that French Montana’s driver was assaulted and robbed outside the Chelsea hotel on Sunday morning, three days after a man was also fatally shot outside the hotel. Montana’s 18-year-old driver was allegedly wearing a $300,000 Richard Mille Watch and a $40,000 gold Cuban […]

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DaBaby’s chorus of ‘grandmas’ in Grammys performance goes viral

Whoa, baby! DaBaby’s performance with Roddy Ricch at the Grammys quickly went viral Sunday thanks to a singing and dancing chorus that featured older vocalists. Many on social media affectionately referred to members of the chorus as “grandmas” as they raved about their performances. “I swear I just saw my grandma performing with DaBaby #GRAMMYs,” […]

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KIDD CREOLE TELLS HIS SIDE OF THE STORY FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE BEING CHARGED WITH MURDER

By Nass Metcalfe As the Kidd Creole, an original member of the legendary hip hop collective, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, he is a respected, influential early pioneer of the culture. Today, he is Nathaniel Glover, a man battling in two different courts—the court of law and of that of public opinion. “The Boat”—also […]

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FAMOUS DEX CLAIMS HE WAS ROBBED AT GUNPOINT OF $50,000 WATCH AND THOUSANDS IN CASH – REPORT

Famous Dex was reportedly the victim of a recent robbery where he was held at gunpoint and relieved of valuables and cash. The Chicago rapper reported the robbery to police in San Fernando Valley, Calif. on Wednesday (March 10), according to a report from TMZ published on Saturday (March 13). Dex told officers he met a friend in […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 13, 1990 KID N PLAY RELEASED THEIR SOPHOMORE STUDIO ALBUM FUNHOUSE

Funhouse (Kid ‘n Play album) Funhouse is the second and penultimate album by rap duo, Kid ‘n Play, released on March 13, 1990 through Select Records. Production was handled by Hurby Luv Bug and The Invincibles. Funhouse Studio album by Kid ‘n Play Released March 13, 1990 Recorded 1989-1990 Genre Hip hop Length 50:06 Label Select Records Producer Hurby Luv BugThe Invincibles Kid […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 11, 1997 SCARFACE RELEASED HIA FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM THE UNTOUCHABLE

The Untouchable is the fourth studio album by American rapper Scarface. The album was released on March 11, 1997, by Rap-A-Lot Records and Noo Trybe Records. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart for the first time in his career with the album; in addition it peaked at the top of the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart for two weeks, giving Scarface his second […]

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ON THIS DATE MARCH 11, 2003 KILLER MIKE RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM.

Monster (Killer Mike album) Monster is the debut studio album by rapper Killer Mike. Monster Studio album by Killer Mike Released March 11, 2003 Recorded 2002-2003 At Various Studios In Los Angeles, Miami. Genre Hip hop, Rap rock Length 57:03 Label Columbia Producer Swiffman, Mr. DJ, André 3000, Grover Dill, Cool & Dre, Teeth Malloy, Nikkii “Blue Eyes” Scroeder, KP Killer Mike chronology Monster(2003) I Pledge Allegiance to […]

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J. COLE ALLEGEDLY WAITED 8 HOURS FOR YOUNGBOY NEVER BROKE AGAIN BUT HE NEVER SHOWED UP TO THE STUDIO

YoungBoy Never Broke Again’s personal life seems complicated to say the least. With multiple children and several baby’s mothers, it’s a miracle he ever has time to record music According to Akademiks, the Baton Rouge-bred rapper missed out on a rare opportunity when he left J. Cole waiting for him at a studio for eight hours. The former Everyday Struggle co-host […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 9, 1993 LORDS OF THE UNDERGROUND RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM HERE COMES THE LORDS

Here Come the Lords Here Come the Lords is the debut studio album by American hip hop group Lords of the Underground. It was released in 1993 by Pendulum and Elektra Records. It was produced by Marley Marl and K-Def. Here Come the Lords Studio album by Lords of the Underground Released March 30, 1993 Recorded 1992–1993 Genre East Coast hip hop hardcore hip hop Length 63:10 […]

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KANYE WEST’S PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN ACCUSED OF ACCEPTING DONATIONS FROM MINORS, STIFFING PEOPLE ON MERCH

KANYE WEST’S PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN ACCUSED OF ACCEPTING DONATIONS FROM MINORS, STIFFING PEOPLE ON MERCH The 2020 presidential election is over and done with, but Kanye West‘s presidential campaign is still facing scrutiny and possible legal action from the Federal Elections Commission for alleged improprieties. On March 5, The Daily Beast published an investigative report into West’s Birthday Party Campaign, which has been […]

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POOH SHIESTY SAYS HE LOST ALL RESPECT FOR KODAK BLACK, KODAK RESPONDS

POOH SHIESTY SAYS HE LOST ALL RESPECT FOR KODAK BLACK, KODAK RESPONDS Play Pooh Shiestyon Amazon Music Unlimited (ad) It looks like a rift between Pooh Shiesty and Kodak Black has formed. This afternoon (March 8), Kodak Black posted several videos on Instagram in which he claims that he is the one who invented the spreading money flex that many rappers have […]

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ON THIS DATE, MARCH 8, 1994 GANGSTARR RELEASED THEIR FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM HARD TO EARN

Hard to Earn is the fourth studio album by American hip hop duo Gang Starr. It was released on March 8, 1994, by Chrysalis and EMI Records in North America. The album featured the singles “Mass Appeal”, (their first charting single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart), “DWYCK” (featuring Nice & Smooth), and “Code of the Streets”. Guest appearances on the album include Group Home, Jeru the Damaja, […]

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Big Sean Reveals He Contemplated Suicide Several Times

Big Seanhas opened about his struggles with suicidal ideation. During an appearance on author and professor Michael Eric Dyson‘s new Facebook Watch show, One Question One Mike, the Detroit rapper, who has throughout his career been open about his battle with depression, revealed that he’s contemplated suicide multiple times in his life.null “You know, if you’re a […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 3, 1989 DE LA SOUL RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM 3 FEET HIGH

3 Feet High and Rising is the debut studio album by American hip hop group De La Soul, released on March 3, 1989[4] by Tommy Boy Records. It is the first of three collaborations with producer Prince Paul, which would become the critical and commercial peak of both parties. The album title comes from the Johnny Cash song “Five Feet High and Rising”.[5] The album contains the […]

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DEB ANTNEY SAYS GUCCI MANE TOOK $5K FROM FRENCH MONTANA AND DIDN’T DELIVER A VERSE

The legend of Gucci Mane continues to grow. Gucci’s former manager and the mother of Waka Flocka, Deb Antney, recalls a moment the rapper stole $5,000 from French Montana. Antney appeared on Drink Champs and broke down the moment, citing Big Guwop was not a fan of Montana. “Gucci didn’t like French,” Antney said. “Because […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 25, 1992 BOOGIE DOWN PRODUCTION’S RELEASED THEIR FIFTH & FINAL ALBUM SEX AND VIOLENCE.

Sex and Violence is the fifth and final album released by hip hop group Boogie Down Productions. The next year, 1993, the group’s lead member, KRS-One, would begin recording under his own name. The track “Build And Destroy” deals with KRS-One’s ideological differences—as a self-proclaimed humanist—with X Clan and its brand of Afrocentrism. Previously, and on numerous occasions, the X-Clan had denounced any […]

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No Limit rapper Mac may receive clemency after 21 years in prison

The Louisiana Board of Paroles and Pardons voted to grant McKinley “Mac” Phipps clemency. Before completing his term as the nation’s president, Donald Trump commuted the prison sentences of over 140 people, including Lil Wayne and Kodak Black. The pardons weren’t extended to No Limit rapper Mac, but fortunately, roughly a month later, he is inching closer to his […]

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Shots Fired During Roddy Ricch, 42 Dugg Music Video Leaves 3 Wounded

A shooting broke out on the set of 42 Dugg and Roddy Ricch’s newest music video, Sunday. Shots were reportedly fired in southwest Atlanta on-site at a music video shoot for 42 Dugg and Roddy Ricch that left three people injured, two of whom were hospitalized. WSB-TV Atlanta reports that it is unconfirmed whether both rappers were on the […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 19, 1992 THE GZA THEN KNOWN AS THE GENIUS RELEASED HIS DEBUT ALBUM WORDS FROM THE GENIUS.

Words from the Genius Words from the Genius Words from the Genius is the debut studio album by the American rapper GZA, under his previous stage name “The Genius”. The album never charted, and GZA went on to co-found the Wu-Tang Clan in 1992 after the album’s failure. Words from the Genius Studio album by The Genius ReleasedFebruary 19, 1991 Recorded […]

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Honeykomb Brazy Grandparents House Burnt Down After They Were Reportedly Shot & Killed In Alabama (Video)

Sensitive footage is going viral on social media of popular Alabama rapper Honey Kombbrazy’s grandparents home being engulfed in flames after reportedly being shot and killed in their Alabama home.https://googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/ads?guci=2.2.0.0.2.2.0.0&client=ca-pub-9221061669989639&output=html&h=343&slotname=6753339016&adk=2026753137&adf=3121988711&pi=t.ma~as.6753339016&w=412&lmt=1613644401&rafmt=1&psa=0&format=412×343&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.latestnewssouthafrica.com%2F2021%2F02%2F18%2Fhoneykomb-brazy-grandparents-house-burnt-down-after-they-were-reportedly-shot-killed-in-alabama-video%2F&flash=0&fwr=1&fwrattr=true&rpe=1&resp_fmts=3&sfro=1&wgl=1&dt=1613644401691&bpp=20&bdt=3586&idt=259&shv=r20210211&cbv=r20110914&ptt=9&saldr=aa&abxe=1&correlator=6296032966005&frm=20&pv=2&ga_vid=611404127.1613644402&ga_sid=1613644402&ga_hid=1441577617&ga_fc=0&u_tz=-300&u_his=8&u_java=0&u_h=915&u_w=412&u_ah=915&u_aw=412&u_cd=24&u_nplug=0&u_nmime=0&adx=0&ady=794&biw=412&bih=783&scr_x=0&scr_y=0&eid=21068083%2C21068769%2C21068893%2C31060009%2C21068785%2C21066973&oid=3&pvsid=234421442735932&pem=459&ref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F&rx=0&eae=0&fc=640&brdim=0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C412%2C0%2C412%2C783%2C412%2C783&vis=1&rsz=%7C%7ClEebr%7C&abl=CS&pfx=0&fu=8320&bc=31&ifi=1&uci=a!1&btvi=1&fsb=1&xpc=LkaPGptLj9&p=https%3A//www.latestnewssouthafrica.com&dtd=329 The video that has been making headways on social media sees the house burning down as people rush in to see how they could help. […]

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Lauryn Hill’s ‘The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill’ Goes Diamond

More than 20 years after its release, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill has reached diamond status. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) shared the news on Tuesday night, confirming Lauryn Hill’s debut album had sold more than 10,000,000 units since its 1998 release. It marks an increasingly rare milestone as on-demanding streaming has caused pure album sales to plummet. Hill has no joined […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 17, 1988 THE GETO BOYS RELEASED THIER DEBUT ALBUM MAKING TROUBLE

Making Trouble Making Trouble is the debut album by the American hip-hop group the Ghetto Boys. The group originally consisted of Bushwick Bill, DJ Ready Red, Sire Jukebox and Prince Johnny C. Following the release of Making Trouble, Rap-A-Lot Records dropped Sire Jukebox and Johnny C from the group, and added Scarface and Willie D. Making Trouble1991 reissue cover Studio album by Ghetto Boys ReleasedFebruary 17, 1988 Recorded1987 […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, FEBRUARY 17, 1988 DJ JAZZY JEFF & THE FRESH PRINCE RELEASED THEIR DEBUT SINGLE PARENTS JUST DONT UNDERSTAND

Parents Just Don’t Understand “Parents Just Don’t Understand” is the second single from DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince‘s second studio album, He’s the DJ, I’m the Rapper. The song won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance at the 1989 Grammy Awards, one of the two songs to do so before the award was discontinued in 1991. It […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 12, 1990 MASTER P RELEASED HIS DEBUT ALBUM GET AWAY CLEAN FEATURING THE REAL UNTOUCHABLES

Open main menu Get Away Clean Get Away Clean is the debut studio album by Master P. Get Away CleanMaster P-Get Away Clean (1990) 12″ EP Unreleased Studio album by Master P Released February 12, 1991 Recorded1990 GenreGangsta rapLabel No Limit In-A-Minute Master P chronology Get Away Clean(1991)Mama’s Bad Boy(1992) Professional ratings Review scores Source Rating Allmusic[1] Track listing No.Title Length 1.”Get […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 7, 1980 SUGAR HILL GANG RELEASED THIER DEBUT SELF TITLED

Sugarhill Gang is the self-titled debut album by influential rap group The Sugarhill Gang. Sugarhill Gang Studio album by The Sugarhill Gang Released February 7, 1980 Recorded 1979 GenreOld-school hip hop, disco, soul Length 39:17 Label Sugarhill Records Producer Sylvia Robinson The Sugarhill Gang  chronology Sugarhill Gang(1980) 8th Wonder(1981) Singles from Sugarhill Gang “Rapper’s Delight“Released: September 16, 1979 “Rapper’s Reprise”Released: 1980 Reception Professional Ratings Reviews […]

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CASANOVA FACES DISCIPLINE FOR DOING TIKTOK CHALLENGE DURING JAIL VISIT – REPORT

CASANOVA FACES DISCIPLINE FOR DOING TIKTOK CHALLENGE DURING JAIL VISIT – REPORT Casanova, who is currently in jail and being charged with numerous gang-related racketeering crimes, is facing more discipline after a video surfaced of the maskless Brooklyn, N.Y. rapper doing the Junebug Challenge during a recent jail visit. On Feb. 3, Cas’ girlfriend, known as Swaggy […]

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SILENTO ARRESTED FOR MURDERING HIS COUSIN

SILENTO ARRESTED FOR MURDERING HIS COUSIN Silento has been arrested for the murder of his cousin. According to information obtained by XXL via Georgia’s DeKalb County Police Department on Monday (Feb. 1), Silento, born Richard “Ricky” Lamar Hawk, was arrested for the murder of 34-year-old Fredrick Rooks, who was killed on Jan. 21. The police department confirmed via Twitter […]

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WATCH] RAPPER UZZY MARCUS’ BROTHER CHARGED WITH DOUBLE MURDER AFTER GOING ON IG LIVE WITH TWO BODIES

FEBRUARY 1, 2021 *PARENTAL DISCRETION IS ADVISED* According to a report out of Vacaville, California, rapper Uzzy Marcus’ brother has been charged with the murder of two women, whose bodies he livestreamed on Instagram for 36 minutes. 29-year-old Raymond Weber, also known as “Zino,” said that his brother Uzzy tried to set him up to […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 1, 1994 THE ODD SQUAD RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM FADANUF FA ERYBODY

Fadanuf Fa Erybody!! Fadanuf Fa Erybody!! is the debut studio album by American hip hop trio Odd Squad (now known as the Coughee Brothaz), consists of Devin the Dude, Jugg Mugg and Rob Quest. It was released on February 1, 1994 through Rap-A-Lot Records with distribution via Priority Records. Production was handled by Carlos “DJ Styles” Garza and Rob Quest with N.O. Joe and Mike Dean. Fadanuf […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 30, 1996 EAZY-E RELEASED HIS SECOND & FINAL SOLO ALBUM STR8 OFF THA STREETZ OF MUTHAPHUKKIN COMPTON

Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton is the second and final studio album by American hip hop recording artist Eazy-E. It was released posthumously by Ruthless Records and Relativity Records on January 30, 1996, ten months after Eazy-E’s death from AIDS in March 1995. The album spawned the single, “Just tah Let U Know”. Released posthumously after Wright’s 1995 death from AIDS, Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton was, […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, JANUARY 29, 2000 DR. DRE RELEASED FORGOT ABOUT DRE FEATURING EMINEM

“Forgot About Dre” is a single from rapper Dr. Dre’s album 2001, featuring vocals from rapper Eminem. The track reached No. 25 on the Billboard Hot 100, No. 14 on the U.S. R&B chart, No. 32 on the U.S. Pop chart, and No. 7 on the UK Singles Chart. Released as the album’s second single on January 29, 2000,[1] like “Still D.R.E.”, […]

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IT WAS ON THIA DATE JANUARY 28, 1997 CAMP LO RELEASED THEIR DEBUT ALBUM UPTOWN SATURDAY NIGHT

Uptown Saturday Night the debut studio album from American hip hop group Camp Lo was released on Profile Records and distributed through Arista Records. The album spawned the hit single, “Luchini AKA This Is It”. The album peaked at twenty-seven on the U.S. Billboard 200 and reached the fifth spot on the R&B Albums chart. Uptown Saturday Night is often hailed as a classic by fans and critics. Leo Stanley […]

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OVO “40” Shares Appalling “Marvin’s Room” Story Involving Michael Jackson

The music legend was the last person to use the iconic Marvin Gay Los Angeles studio prior to his death before Drake and left a few items behind. When Drakereleased his memorable 2011 effort Take Care, included in the tracklist was a song that no one could have predicted would make waves the way it did. Released as the first […]

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Sheff G Facing Gun Charges Following Traffic Stop in Brooklyn

Image via Getty/Johnny Nunez/WireImage Sheff G may have found himself in more legal trouble. According to court records obtained by the New York Post, the 22-year-old Brooklyn rapper was arrested Tuesday during a traffic stop in East Flatbush. Authorities claim Sheff was pulled over after he was seen driving recklessly and without a license plate on E. 42nd […]

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JAY-Z & MEEK MILL TARGETED BY FUNK FLEX & AKADEMIKS OVER ROC NATION CEO’S PRESIDENTIAL PARDON

Robert Kamau/GC Images, Hot 97, Complex Media, VH1 JAY-Z & MEEK MILL TARGETED BY FUNK FLEX & AKADEMIKS OVER ROC NATION CEO’S PRESIDENTIAL PARDON Funk Flex and Akademiks are sarcastically looking to JAY-Z and Meek Mill for answers after Roc Nation CEO Desiree Perez was among the 143 pardons issued by Donald Trump on his last day in office on Tuesday (January […]

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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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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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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 […]

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

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 […]

Read More FAMOUS DEX CHECKS INTO DRUG REHAB AFTER DISTURBING IMAGES GO VIRAL

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 […]

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

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. […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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, […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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. […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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” […]

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

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 […]

Read More 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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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. […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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. […]

Read More 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

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. […]

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

IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 15, 1986 THE BEASTIE BOYS RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM ” LISCENSED TO ILL”

Licensed to Ill is the debut studio album by American rap rock group Beastie Boys. It was released on November 15, 1986 by Def Jam and Columbia Records, and became the first rap LP to top the Billboard album chart. It is one of Columbia Records’ fastest-selling debut records to date and was certified Diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America in 2015 for shipping over ten million copies in the […]

Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 15, 1986 THE BEASTIE BOYS RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM ” LISCENSED TO ILL”

IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV, 15 KING TEE RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM “ACT A FOOL”

Act a Fool is the debut studio album by American West Coast hip hop artist King Tee. It was released on November 15, 1988 via Capitol Records. Audio production was handled by DJ Pooh and King Tee himself with Tim Devine as executive producer. It also features guest appearances provided by Mixmaster Spade and Breeze on the track “Just Clowning”. The album peaked at number 125 […]

Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV, 15 KING TEE RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM “ACT A FOOL”

BENNY THE BUTCHER REPORTEDLY SHOT IN THE LEG IN HOUSTON, TEXAS DURING AN ATTEMPTED ROBBERY.

Benny the Butcher is the latest rapper to suffer a gunshot wound below the belt this week — this time, it happened out in Houston during what sounds like an attempted robbery.Houston PD tells TMZ … the New York rapper was in town Saturday and visiting a local Walmart with a couple friends in tow. While […]

Read More BENNY THE BUTCHER REPORTEDLY SHOT IN THE LEG IN HOUSTON, TEXAS DURING AN ATTEMPTED ROBBERY.