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Today In Hip-Hop: OutKast Releases ‘Speakerboxxx/The Love Below’

On this day, September 23, in hip-hop history...

2003: Almost three years removed from their fourth studio album, Stankonia, which hoisted Outkast and their popularity beyond international borders, the pair took to their fifth release,Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, to solidify their presence and legacy as the most innovative rap duo of all time...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Redman Drops ‘Whut? Thee Album’

On this day, Sept. 22, in hip-hop history, Redman dropped 'Whut? The Album'

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Today In Hip-Hop: Dave Chappelle Throws The Best Brooklyn Block Party Ever

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

2004: Dave Chappelle's reign as the king of comedy hit its peak on Sept. 18, 2004 when Chappelle teamed up with The Roots to shut down Brooklyn for a concert that brought together established hip-hop legends and those on the verge of superstardom...

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Kanye West interrupts Taylor Swift at the 2009 MTV Awards.
Kanye West interrupts Taylor Swift at the 2009 MTV Awards.
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Today In Hip-Hop: Kanye West Interrupts Taylor Swift’s Speech

On this day, September 13, in hip-hop history...

2009:  It lasted only 22 seconds but it might be the most famous moment in a career of incredibly famous moments...

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Today In Hip-Hop: Notorious B.I.G. Releases ‘Ready To Die’

On this day, September 13, in hip-hop history…

1994: A then vibrant twenty-two year old lyrical prophet from Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, Christopher Wallace officially introduced himself to the world as Notorious B...

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2Pac “Runnin on E” (Unreleased Track)
2Pac “Runnin on E” (Unreleased Track)
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Today In Hip-Hop: R.I.P. Tupac Shakur (June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996)

On September 13, 1996, Tupac Shakur tragically passed away after being shot in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas. At around 4:03 p.m., Tupac was declared dead after his body started hemorrhaging blood and doctors were unable to stop the internal bleeding...

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Today In Hip-Hop: Kanye West & 50 Cent Battle For Sales Supremacy

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

2007: Kanye West and 50 Cent competed in a virtual battle for hip-hop supremacy as the two men's third albums went head-to-head in sales battle on September 11, 2007...

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Today In Hip-Hop: JT The Bigga Figga Drops ‘Don’t Stop Til We Major’

On this day, September 9, in hip-hop history…

1996: Bay area rapper JT the Bigga Figga dropped his second major label album Don’t Stop til We Major...

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Today In Hip-Hop: Hurricane Katrina Hits New Orleans

On this day, August 29, in hip-hop history...

2005: Monday, August 29, 2005 is a day that is forever present in the memories of the people of New Orleans, La...

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Today In Hip-Hop: R.I.P DJ AM (March 30, 1973 – Aug. 28, 2009)

On this day, August 28, in hip-hop history...

2009: DJ AM (Adam Michael Goldstein) was found in his New York City apartment dead at age 36 from an apparent drug overdose...

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