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Today in Hip-Hop: The Pharcyde Drop the Single, ‘Passin’ Me By’

On March 18, 1993 South Central L.A. rap group The Pharcyde dropped their second and most commercially successful single, "Passin Me By."

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Today in Hip-Hop: R.I.P. Professor X (August 4, 1956 – March 17, 2006)

Professor X of the the X Clan passed away on March 17, 2006 from spinal meningitis. XXL salutes the Afrocentric MC by reminiscing on some of his best work.

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Today in Hip-Hop: R.I.P. Nate Dogg (August 19, 1969 – March 15, 2011)

Legendary G-funk singer Nate Dogg passed away at the age of 41 from complications due to suffering multiple strokes on March 15, 2011.

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Today in Hip-Hop: The 20th Anniversary of Tupac’s ‘Me Against the World’

Though he was only 25 years old at the time of his death, Tupac Shakur's contribution to the world of hip-hop has far surpassed his mortality...

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Today in Hip-Hop: R.I.P The Notorious B.I.G. (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997)

On this day, Mar. 9, in hip-hop history, Brooklyn's own Notorious B.I.G. was shot and killed in Los Angeles, CA.

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Today in Hip-Hop: Three 6 Mafia Wins an Oscar

On this day in hip-hop history...

 

2006: Memphis’ Three 6 Mafia made history twice in one night by becoming the first hip-hop group to win an Academy Award for Best Original Song and the first hip hop artists to perform at the Oscars. Th...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Boosie Badazz Was Released From Prison

On this day in hip-hop history…

2014: Boosie Badazz was released from Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola today, March 5, 2014 after serving nearly five years in prison for multiple drug convictions and a first-degree murder rap that he beat...

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Today in Hip-Hop: 3 Important Hip-Hop Albums Drop

On this day, Mar. 3, in hip-hop history, three influential dropped: De La Soul's '3 Feet High and Rising', KRS-One's 'Criminal Minded' and Scarface's 'My Homies.'

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Today in Hip-Hop: RIP Bloodshed (July 31, 1975-March 2, 1997)

Today in hip-hop history...

1998: On Mar. 2, 1997, Derek Michael Armstead, better known as Bloodshed, met an untimely death as a victim of a car accident...

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Today in Hip-Hop: J Dilla Drops His Debut Album ‘Welcome 2 Detroit’

Today in hip-hop history...

2001: On Feb. 27, 2001, J Dilla dropped his debut solo album, Welcome 2 Detroit.

In the mid to late 1990's, the famed producer and Slum Village founder worked behind the scenes, facilitating hits for the likes of De La Soul, Erykah Badu, Common and A Tribe Called Quest...

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