Today In Hip-Hop: Memphis Bleek Celebrates 35th Birthday

On this day, June 23, in hip-hop history… 1978: Malik Cox known to world as Memphis Bleek celebrates his 35th birthday. One of the first artists to be signed to Roc-A-Fella Records, the New York rapper has had quite an extensive career, selling millions of albums and appearing in two major motion pictures. A protégé to his longtime friend Jay-Z, Memphis pioneered onto the scene with several features on Jay’s projects including Reasonable Doubt, Vol. 2…. Hard Knock Life, and The Blueprint 2. Following the success of his exposure through his Roc-A-Fella camp, the Brooklyn emcee then went on the release his ...

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