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Today in Hip-Hop: The U.M.C.’s Drop ‘Fruits Of Nature’

On this day, Oct. 14, in hip-hop history, UMC's dropped their debut album, 'Fruits of Nature.'

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Today in Hip-Hop: Mos Def Drops ‘Black on Both Sides’

On this day, Oct. 12, in hip-hop history, Mos Def dropped his debut album, 'Black on Both Sides.'

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Today In Hip-Hop: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Release ‘The Heist’ One Year Ago

On this day, October 9, in hip-hop history...

2012: Few would have guessed when The Heist sold a relatively modest 78,000 copies in the album's first week of release that Macklemore and Ryan Lewis would have the surprise independent smash album of the year...

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Today In Hip-Hop: Freestyle Fellowship Releases ‘To Whom It May Concern…’

On this day, October 5, in hip-hop history...

1991: Legendary Los Angeles underground hip-hop collective Freestyle Fellowship released their debut album, To Whom It May Concern...

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Today In Hip-Hop: VH1 Holds First-Ever Hip-Hop Honors Award Show

On this day, October 3, in hip-hop history…

2004: Hip-hop has often been neglected at mainstream award shows. Hip-hop categories had often been historically neglected during the televised show...

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Today In Hip-Hop: Kanye West’s “Through The Wire” Dropped 10 Years Ago

On this day, September 30, in hip-hop history...

2003: Kanye West's debut single "Through The Wire" was released 10 years ago today. After establishing himself as one of hip-hop's hottest producers, Kanye West was desperate to be taken more seriously as a rapper, but despite his production hustle, many in hip-hop were slow to embrace West as a rapper due to his art school eccentricities and lack of street credibility...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Jay Z Drops ‘Vol. 2… Hard Knock Life’

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

 1998: Before the Tom Ford suits... Before he rubbed elbows with the President... Before he even met his world-famous wife, Shawn Carter was the hottest act in rap and the coolest man on the planet...

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Today in Hip-Hop: KRS-One Drops ‘The Return Of The Boom Bap’

On this day, Sept. 28, in hip-hop history, KRS-One dropped his debut solo album, 'The Return Of The Boom Bap.'

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Today In Hip-Hop: Lil Wayne Breaks Elvis Presley’s All-Time Billboard Top 100 Song Record

On this day, September 27, in hip-hop history...

2012: With the entry of “Celebration” by The Game featuring Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, and Wiz Khalifa at number 82 on the Billboard Hot 100, Lil Wayne passed Elvis Presley as the artist with the most entries on the Billboard Hot 100

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Today In Hip-Hop: Ludacris’ ‘Release Therapy’ Debuts

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

2006: After shaving his signature cornrows and adopting new a "caesar cut," Chris "Ludacris" Bridges was in the mood for a darker and more mature album after years of playing the loud-mouth court jester in hip-hop...

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