Today In Hip-Hop: Cory Gunz Celebrates 26th Birthday

On this day, June 22, in hip-hop history… 1987: Cory Gunz celebrates his 26th birthday. The Nick Cannon protégé first rose to prominence in 2010 when he signed a deal with Young Money off the strength of his mixtapes such as The Apprentice series, The Best Kept Secret and Heir To The Throne. Soon after, Gunz appeared on the Bangladesh-produced Lil Wayne single “6 Foot 7 Foot,” which went on to sell over 3 million copies. In 2011, he released his well-received mixtape Son of A Gun, and starred in an MTV reality show of the same name. The YMCMB foot soldier is ...

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