Happy Birthday Beans: 21 Gun Salute To Beanie Sigel

Hard Knock Living

People complain about Trinidad James getting signed after rapping for just 10 months with one mixtape. Well, in 98-99 Sigel signed with Roc-A-Fella and went on tour after spitting one freestyle for Jay-Z. His first assignment came on “Reservior Dogs” alongside Jigga, Sauce Money and The Lox. He topped that by proceeding to “clap up, smack up, duct tape, rope and wrap up” MCs on the remix to “Money, Cash, Hoes.”

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  • sigelfan

    damn, it’s a shame. shouts to B. Sig though.

  • http://www.facebook.com/prophbundy Dylan ‘ProphBundy’ Scura

    Sig is one of the greatest spitters to do it. Pub Enemy#1 is one of the greatest mixtapes ever made. He earned a permanent spot in true hiphop fans hearts from that ROC generation. We’ll be waiting for him to get out, and another classic to drop.

  • JayButtas

    Record Label CEO, owned clothing line, & artist. Was close to Jay Z & renting Bentleys while living in an apartment. Probably the worst when it came business acumen & humility. No wonder this fool’s locked up. Happy Birthday you bum. I’ll buy you some powdered soap for the showers. Don’t drop it.