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Today in Hip-Hop: Gang Starr Drop ‘Hard to Earn’

Hip-hop duo Gang Starr dropped their fourth studio album, 'Hard to Earn' on Mar. 8, 1994.

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Today in Hip-Hop: Prodigy Released from Jail

New York rapper Prodigy was released from New York's Mid State correctional facility on Mar. 7, 2011 after serving three years behind bars for criminal possession of a weapon.

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Today in Hip-Hop: Beanie Sigel Drops ‘The Truth’

Beanie Sigel dropped his debut album, The Truth, on Feb. 29, 2000.

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Today in Hip-Hop: Fugees’ ‘The Score’ Wins Best Rap Album at the Grammys

New Jersey-bred hip-hop trio the Fugees won the Grammy for Best Rap Album for their sophomore LP, The Score on Feb. 26, 1997.

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Today in Hip-Hop: Jay Z and Big L Freestyle on ‘Stretch and Bobbito’

On Feb. 23, 1995, Jay Z and Big L spit one of the most epic radio freestyle hip-hop has ever heard.

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Today in Hip-Hop: Common and John Legend Win an Oscar for Best Original Song for “Glory”

On this day, Feb. 22, in hip-hop history, Common and John Legend won the 2015 Academy Award for Best Original Song for their track "Glory."

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Today in Hip-Hop: Kanye West’s ‘MBDTF’ Wins the Grammy for Best Rap Album

Kanye West won his eighteenth Grammy Award on Feb. 12, 2012 when his 2010 album, 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy', took home the golden gramophone for Best Rap Album at the 54th annual awards show.

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Today in Hip-Hop: Drake Wins Best Rap Album for ‘Take Care’ at 2013 Grammy Awards

Canadian rapper Drake won his first Grammy Award for his 2011 album, Take Care on Feb. 10, 2013.

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Today in Hip-Hop: 2Pac Attacked at Quad Studios in New York City

On this day, Nov. 30, in hip-hop history, 2Pac Shakur was shot and robbed in the lobby of Quad Recording Studios in New York City.

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Today in Hip-Hop: The Pharcyde Drop ‘Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde’

On this day, Nov. 24, in hip-hop history, The Pharcyde dropped their debut album, 'Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde.'

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