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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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Today in Hip-Hop: Lauryn Hill Wins Five Grammy Awards

Lauryn Hill made history by winning five Grammy awards, becoming the first rap/hip-hop artist to win Album Of The Year.

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Today in Hip-Hop: Eminem Drops ‘The Slim Shady LP’ Album

On this day, Feb. 23, in hip-hop history, Eminem dropped his major debut by releasing his iconic second studio album 'The Slim Shady LP.'

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Today in Hip-Hop: Lord Finesse Drops ‘The Awakening’

On this day in hip-hop history...

1996: Bronx-born mainstay and Diggin' in the Crates leader Lorde Finesse released his third album, The Awakening on Feb...

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Today in Hip-Hop: TRU Drop ‘Tru 2 Da Game’

On Feb. 18, 1997, New Orleans hailing hip-hop crew TRU, made up of Master P, Silkk the Shocker and C-Murder, released their fourth and most commercially lucrative album to date, 'Tru 2 Da Game.'

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Today in Hip-Hop: Silkk the Shocker Drops ‘Charge It 2 Da Game’

On this day in hip-hop history...

1998: On February 17, 1998, New Orleans rapper Silkk the Shocker dropped his second and most commercially successful album, Charge It 2 Da Game...

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Today in Hip-Hop: MC Hammer Drops ‘Please Hammer, Don’t Hurt ‘Em’ Album

Can't Touch This!

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