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Today in Hip-Hop: R.I.P Mausberg

On this day, July 4, in hip-hop history...

2000: On July 4, 2000, up and coming Compton rapper Johnny “Mausberg” Burns was murdered...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Kendrick Lamar Releases, ‘Section.80′

On this day, July 2nd, in hip-hop history...

 

2011: After a handful of mixtapes and establishing subtle notoriety as the next potential luminary of hip-hop,  Kendrick Lamar released his Section...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Nas Releases ‘It Was Written’

On this day, July 2, in hip-hop history…

1996: One of the most burdensome tasks in all of the hip-hop landscape, which history will surely confirm, is following up an iconic debut album with an equally or exceedingly prosperous sophomore effort...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Geto Boys Release ‘We Can’t Be Stopped’

On this day, July 1, in hip-hop history…

1991: Years before Diddy told you that "he won’t stop", Houston, Texas’ Geto Boys were already establishing their steady movement when they dropped their third studio album, We Can't Be Stopped in 1991...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Puff Daddy and the Family Drop ‘No Way Out’

On this day, July 1, in hip-hop history...

1997: Puff Daddy took Bad Boy Records to the next level when Puff Daddy and the Family released their debut album, No Way Out on July 1, 1997...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Lil Wayne Drops ‘Tha Carter’

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

2004: On Jun 29, 2004, New Orleans' Lil Wayne started his signature album series when he dropped his fourth studio album, Tha Carter...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth Drop ‘All Souled Out’

On this day, June 25, in hip-hop history...

1991: On June 25, 1991, New York duo Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth made their artistic debut with the EP All Souled Out...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Jay Z Releases ‘Reasonable Doubt’

On this day, June 25, in hip-hop history...

1996: On June 25, 1996, little known Brooklyn MC Jay Z dropped his debut studio album, Reasonable Doubt...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Wyclef Jean Releases ‘Wyclef Jean Presents The Carnival’

On this day, June 24, in hip-hop history...

1997: Sixteen months removed from the Fugees final and wildly successful project, The Score, creative mastermind, Wyclef Jean, made his determined and unaccompanied leap into the solo recording world with the release of his debut album, Wyclef Jean Presents The Carnival...

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Today in Hip-Hop: N.W.A’s ‘Niggaz4Life’ Hits No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Chart

On this day, June 22, in hip-hop history...

1991: Though it had been a long time coming for the genre, in 1991, the explosive Compton crew N...

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