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Happy Birthday, Joell Ortiz!

Today, July 6, is the birthday of New York's own Joell Ortiz. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Ortiz brought his Puerto Rican culture to the forefront of the hip-hop world. Ortiz dropped her debut effort, The Brick: Bodega Chronicles, ...

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Happy Birthday, 50 Cent!

Today, July 6, is the birthday of one of Queens bred rapper, actor, producer and mogul Curtis Jackson, better known to the hip-hop world as 50 Cent. You would think 50 Cent would get tired of winning. After climbing to ...

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Today in Hip-Hop: R.I.P Mausberg

On this day, July 4, in hip-hop history... 2000: On July 4, 2000, up and coming Compton rapper Johnny “Mausberg” Burns was murdered. Today, July 4, 2015, marks fifteen years since his untimely death. As a young affiliate of DJ ...

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