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Today in Hip-Hop: Kanye West Drops ‘Yeezus’

On this day, June 18, in hip-hop history...

2013: On June 18, Chicago MC Kanye West raised his persona and hip-hop's creative threshold to new, experimental heights when he dropped his sixth studio album, Yeezus...

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Today in Hip-Hop: 3rd Bass Releases ‘Derelects Of Dialect’

On this day, June 18, in hip-hop history…

1991: 3rd Bass—the rap group made up of MC Serch, DJ Richie Rich and Pete Nice—was one of the first and most successful interracial groups in hip-hop history, growing prominence in the late 80s and early 90s...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Heltah Skeltah Drop ‘Nocturnal’

Boot Camp Clik still strong.

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Today in Hip-Hop: Capone-N-Noreaga Drop ‘The War Report’

Ready for war.

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10. "Fancy" feat. Swizz Beatz & T.I.

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Today in Hip-Hop: Drake Drops ‘Thank Me Later’

On this day, June 15, in hip-hop history…

2010: Drake is one of those special cases who didn't fall under pressure and exceeded expectations...

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Today in Hip-Hop: DJ Khaled Drops ‘We The Best’

Another one!

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Today in Hip-Hop: Cormega Drops ‘The True Meaning’

On this day, June 11, in hip-hop history...

2002: Queensbridge rapper Cormega has not had an easy rise to rap notoriety, but on June 11, 2002, the young MC got everyone's attention when he dropped his second studio album, The True Meaning...

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Today in Hip-Hop: 2 Live Crew Members Arrested in Florida for Obscenity

Freedom of speech!

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Today in Hip-Hop: Lil Wayne Drops ‘Tha Carter III’

The album that made Wayne a superstar.

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Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes

Age: 30 (Deceased)
Years Active In The Game: 12
Notable Songs: “No Scrubs”; “Waterfalls”; “Girl Talk”
Why She Is The Best: Better known as one-third of the Grammy Award-winning group TLC, Left Eye had boundless potential that showed in her original raps. Balancing out the hip-pop melodies of T-Boz and Chilli, Left Eye’s rhymes were often dynamic. We can recite many of her lyrics from TLC’s hits that sometimes make it feel like she never left. While the late lyricist had a short solo run with her only posthumous release, 2009’s Eye Legacy, she’ll forever be remembered for her outspoken attitude and flamboyance. That colorful personality can never be replicated.

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Today in Hip-Hop: Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes Burns Down Andre Rison’s Mansion

On this day, June 9, in hip-hop history...

1994: Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes of TLC was not only the fire spitting MC of the '90s girl-group era, but she was also a firecracker when it came to fighting...

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