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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, March 9, in hip-hop history, Brooklyn's own The Notorious B.I.G. was shot and killed in Los Angeles, Calif.

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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 Is Released From Prison

The day Boosie came out a new man.

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

On this day, Mar. 3, in hip-hop history, three influential albums 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’ Album

Jay Dee's studio debut.

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Today in Hip-Hop: LL Cool J Drops His Single ‘Mama Said Knock You Out’

On this day, Feb. 26, in hip-hop history...

1991: LL Cool J delivered his biggest hit single, "Mama Said Knock You Out."

The infectious rap that started with "Don't call it a comeback" was an undeniable success...

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Today in Hip-Hop: RIP Static Major (November 11, 1974 – February 25, 2008)

On Feb. 25, 2008, Stephen Garrett, better known by his stage name Static Major, died suddenly in a hospital of respiratory distress

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