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Happy Birthday, Large Professor!

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Today, March 21, Large Professor celebrates another year on earth, turning 43 years old.

The Flushing, Queens native was a founding member of underground hip-hop group Main Source, before taking on a solo career. In 2012, he released Professor @ Large that boasted features from Busta Rhymes, Action Bronson, Roc Marciano, Saigon and more. It was highly regarded as a slept-on release that was met with plenty of praise. Large Professor is best known as the mentor and frequent collaborator of Nas. In fact, Large Professor credits Nas with improving his worth ethic.

Large Professor continues to make history in hip-hop. He produced P.A.P.I.’s single, “Built Pyramids,” which marked the first time the two worked together. As an ode to their hometown, it’s a signature boom-bap track that can’t go wrong. Most recently, Professor’s production credits have also shown up on “Natural Born” by Kool G Rap and Big Noyd and he even dropped his own album, RE:Living in 2015.

Happy Birthday, Large Professor!

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