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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: 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: 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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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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Today in Hip-Hop: Ultramagnetic MC’s Drop ‘The Four Horsemen’

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

1993: On Aug. 10, 1993 Bronx-based hip-hop group Ultramagnetic MC's released their third studio album, The Four Horsemen...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Jadakiss Drops ‘Kiss Tha Game Goodbye’

On this day, Aug. 7, in hip-hop history...

2001: At just 26 years old, critics were already wondering if Jadakiss had missed his window...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Snoop Dogg Drops ‘Da Game Is To Be Sold, Not To Be Told’

Snoop's stint with No Limit Records need to be recognized.

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Today in Hip-Hop: Memphis Bleek Drops ‘Coming Of Age’

Memphis Bleek makes his debut.

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Today in Hip-Hop: Remy Ma Is Released From Prison

On this day, July 31, in hip-hop history...

2014: Bronx rapper Remy Ma was released from prison on July 31, 2014 after serving a six year sentence...

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