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Today in Hip-Hop: Jay Z Drops ‘The Dynasty: Roc La Familia’ Album

Today in hip-hop history, Hov dropped 'The Dynasty: Roc La Familia' and changed the rap game.

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Today in Hip-Hop: Drake Wins Best Rap Album for ‘Take Care’ at 2013 Grammy Awards

Canadian rapper Drake won his first Grammy Award for his 2011 album, Take Care on Feb. 10, 2013.

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Today in Hip-Hop: Tupac Shot at Quad Studios in New York City

'Pac was shot and robbed in the lobby of Quad Recording Studios in New York City.

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Today in Hip-Hop: Nicki Minaj Drops ‘Pink Friday’

On this day, Nov. 19, in hip-hop history, Nicki Minaj dropped her debut album, 'Pink Friday.'

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Today in Hip-Hop: GZA Drops ‘Liquid Swords’ Album

GZA's chilly New York classic!

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Today in Hip-Hop: Lil Wayne Is Released From Prison

On this day, Nov. 4, in hip-hop history, Lil Wayne was released from jail after serving eight months.

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Today in Hip-Hop: Waka Flocka Flame Drops ‘Flockaveli’

On this day, Oct. 5 in hip-hop history, Waka Flocka Flame dropped his debut album, 'Flockaveli.'

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Today in Hip-Hop: The Sugarhill Gang Drop the Single “Rapper’s Delight”

On this day, Sept. 16, in hip-hop history, The Sugarhill Gang dropped the single, "Rapper's Delight."

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Today in Hip-Hop: ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Debuts on Television

On this day, Sept. 10, in hip-hop history...

1990: The success Will Smith—a.k.a. The Fresh Prince—had enjoyed as a rapper in the 1980s led him to spend his money uncontrollably and he soon found himself in hot water with the IRS...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Perform “Tha Crossroads” at the 1996 MTV VMA’s

On this day, Sept. 4, in hip-hop history, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony performed "Tha Crossroads" at the MTV Video Music Awards.

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