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Today in Hip-Hop: OutKast Drop ‘ATLiens’

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

1996: A little over two years removed from the introduction of their highly successful debut album, Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, the eccentric, southern rooted rap duo from East Point, Atlanta, unveiled their definitive sophomore effort, ATLiens, invading the atmosphere of hip-hop with an otherworldly, and historically unexplored style, that would forever modify the infrastructure of urban music and the progressive culture that accompanied it...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Lauryn Hill Drops ‘The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill’

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

1998: Few albums in hip-hop history have reverberated as loudly as Lauryn Hill's debut The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill, released on Aug...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Young Buck Drops ‘Straight Outta Cashville’

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

2004: Coming up as a part of 50 Cent's G-Unit crew in 2003, Buck gave a strong performance on the group's debut album, Beg for Mercy, but still wanted to prove he could hold his own as an MC...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Juvenile Drops ‘Project English’

On this day, Aug. 21, in hip-hop history...

2001: Juvenile released his fifth studio album, Project English, on Aug. 21, 2001.

Coming off a less than satisfactory fourth album, Tha G Code, in 1999, Juvenile had some decisions to make as to where to go artistically...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Clipse Drop ‘Lord Willin’

On this day, August 20, in hip-hop history...

2002: In 1999, the Brothers Thornton a.k.a. Clipse were primed to release their debut album, Exclusive Audio Footage, on Elektra Records...

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Today in Hip-Hop: T.I. Drops ‘Trap Muzik’

On this day, Aug. 19, in hip-hop history...

2003: Before he was hip-hop's "Rubber Band Man" T.I. was a young and hungry Southern MC with a grizzly voice and plenty to prove...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Scarface Drops ‘The World Is Yours’

On this day, Aug. 17, in hip-hop history...

1993: After enjoying tremendous success with the Geto Boys and the release of his debut album, Scarface released his sophomore effort, The World Is Yours, on Aug...

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Today in Hip-Hop: N.W.A Drop ‘100 Miles And Runnin’ EP

1990: On Aug. 14, 1990, Compton supergroup N.W.A released their 100 Miles & Runnin EP, their first release after the departure of Ice Cube from the crew...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Cypress Hill Release Their Debut Album

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

1991: California crew Cypress Hill dropped their self-titled debut album on Aug. 13, 1991


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DJ Kool Herc

Today in Hip-Hop: DJ Kool Herc DJs The “Rec Room Party”

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

1973: DJ Kool Herc hosted the first "Rec Room Party" in the Bronx, NY on Aug. 11, 1973.

It's mid-August in 1973, and a young, ambitious Clive Campbell is set to turn the tables with an all-star playlist at his sister’s back-to-school bash in the Bronx, New York...

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