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Today In Hip-Hop: UGK Releases ‘Underground Kingz’ Double LP

On this day, August 7, in hip-hop history...

 

2007: "Big Pimpin" was supposed to be their moment in the sun. After the gigantic success of their legendary guest appearances on Jay Z's classic party anthem, Texas rap legends, UGK, were poised to finally break out of the underground and become a mainstream success. How...

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Today In Hip-Hop: Scarface Releases ‘The Fix’

On this day, August 6, in hip-hop history...

2002: The Godfather of Southern Hip-Hop and Houston, TX Royalty, Scarface released his seventh studio album, The Fix...

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Today In Hip-Hop: Raekwon Releases ‘Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…’

On this day, August 1, in hip-hop history…

1995: Raekwon creates a visual album that changes the game.

The word 'classic' gets thrown around like a beach ball at a music festival these days...

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Today In Hip-Hop: Big L Releases ‘The Big Picture’

On this day, August 1, in hip-hop history…

2000: Heralded underground Harlem MC Big L’s second studio album, The Big Picture, is released a year and a half after his death...

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Today In Hip-Hop: Common Releases ‘Finding Forever’

On this day, July 31, in hip-hop history...

2007: All eyes were on Common as the hip-hop community was eager to see what he had up his sleeve after releasing the arguably classic Be album two years prior...

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Today In Hip-Hop: A Tribe Called Quest Releases ‘Beats, Rhymes And Life’

On this day, July 30, in hip-hop history...

1996: After three certified, unimpeachable classics in a row to start their career, there was always going to be a certain amount of unrealistic expectations for A Tribe Called Quest to maintain the same level of quality

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Today In Hip-Hop: Nas Releases ‘Life Is Good’

On this day, July 17, in hip-hop…

2012: It’s been two years since Nas dropped his tenth studio album, Life is Good. Arguably one of his better works in years, Life is Good reminded us just who Nasty Nas was...

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Today In Hip-Hop: Chingy Releases ‘Jackpot’

On this day, July 15, in hip-hop…

 

2003: In the midst of the Midwest revival, Chingy was ready to up the ante to solidify St. Lou...

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Today In Hip-Hop: Run DMC Releases “Walk This Way” Featuring Aerosmith

On this day, July 4, in hip-hop history… 

1986: Up and coming record producer, Rick Rubin, pulledout a vinyl record of a semi popular rock band named Aerosmith, and showed this to his then loosely managed musical colleagues, Joseph “Run” Simmons, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, and Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell and recommended they do a rendition of their critically acclaimed song “Walk This Way...

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Today In Hip-Hop: Sir Mix-A-Lot’s “Baby Got Back” Hits No. 1 On The Billboard Hot 100

On this day, July 4, in hip-hop history… 

1992: Twenty-two years ago rapper Sir Mix-A-Lot garnered the biggest hit of his career, “Baby Got Back...

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