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Today in Hip-Hop: Main Source Drops ‘Breaking Atoms’

On this day, July 23, in hip-hop history…

1991: East Coast rap group, Main Source, released their debut album, Breaking Atoms, on July 23, 1991...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Rick Ross Drops ‘Teflon Don’

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

2010: Miami rapper and Maybach Music Group head honcho Rick Ross dropped his fourth studio album, Teflon Don, on July 20, 2010...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Boogie Down Productions Drop ‘Edutainment’

On this day, July 17, in hip-hop history…

1990: Boogie Down Productions was a driving force for South Bronx hip-hop back in the 1990's...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Ace Hood Drops ‘Trials and Tribulations’

On this day, July 16, in hip-hop history...

2013: Ace Hood was already a well known rising star when he dropped his fourth studio album, Trials and Tribulations, on July 16, 2013...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Compton’s Most Wanted Drops ‘Straight Checkn’ Em’

On this day, July 16, in hip-hop history...

1991: West Coast rap pioneers Compton's Most Wanted hit it out of the park when they dropped their sophomore album, Straight Check'n Em, on July 16, 1991...

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Today in Hip-Hop: R.I.P. Too Poetic (November 15, 1964 – July 15, 2001)

XXLMag.com pays tribute to Too Poetic of the Gravediggaz.

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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: Geto Boys Drop ‘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: 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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