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Today in Hip-Hop: The Fat Boys Drop Their Self-Titled Debut Album

On this day, May 28, in hip-hop history...

1984: On May 29, 1984, Brooklyn trio The Fat Boys released their self-titled debut album under Sutra Records...

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Today in Hip-Hop: N.W.A Drops ‘Niggaz4Life’

On this day, May 28, in hip-hop history...

1991: On May 28, 1991, the world heard the last of Compton rap collective N.W.A when the crew dropped their second and final album, Niggaz4Life...

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Today in Hip-Hop: ‘Menace II Society’ Hits Theaters

On this day, May 26, in hip-hop history...

1993: On May 26, 1993, the hood classic film drama, Menace II Society, hit theaters.

Following in the cinematic footsteps of Boyz ‘N The Hood and New Jack City, the urban drama of Menace II Society managed to tell the story of South Central, Los Angeles through an honest retrospect that was eye-opening to viewers...

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Today in Hip-Hop: R.I.P. Big Hawk (November 15, 1969 – May 1, 2006)

XXLMag.com remembers the life of the late John Edward "Big Hawk" Hawkins...

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Today in Hip-Hop: “Bling Bling” Added to the Oxford Dictionary

On this day, April 30, in hip-hop history...

2003: On April 30, 2003, the term "bling bling" was officially added to the Oxford English Dictionary...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Freestyle Fellowship Drop ‘Innercity Griots’

On this day, April 28, in hip-hop history...

1993: On April 28, 1993, L.A. based hip-hop group Freestyle Fellowship released their sophomore album, Innercity Griots...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Gang Starr Drop ‘No More Mr. Nice Guy’

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

1989: On April 22, 1989, the world was introduced to hip-hop duo Gang Starr with their debut album, No More Mr...

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Today in Hip-Hop: A Tribe Called Quest Drops ‘People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm’

On this day, April 17th, in hip-hop history..

1990: 26 years ago today, the infrastructure of hip-hop was forever modified by a relatively unknown, yet fearlessly youthful group, hailing from New York City...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Nas Premieres Controversial Music Video for “Hate Me Now”

On this day, April 15, in hip-hop history...

1999: On April 15, 1999 New York rapper Nas premiered his controversial music video for the song, "Hate Me Now" on MTV's music video countdown show, Total Request Live...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Wiz Khalifa Drops ‘Kush & Orange Juice’

On this day, April 14, in hip-hop history...

2010: On April 14, 2010 Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa dropped his eighth independently produced mixtape, Kush & Orange Juice .

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