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Today in Hip-Hop: KRS-One Releases ‘I Got Next’

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


1997: On May 20, 1997, Bronx rapper KRS-One dropped his third studio album, I Got Next.


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Today in Hip-Hop: Chill Rob G Drops ‘Ride the Rhythm’

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

1989: On May 19, 1989, New Jersey MC Chill Rob G dropped his debut album, Ride the Rhythm, under Wild Pitch and EMI Records...

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Today in Hip-Hop: R.I.P. Roderick Anthony “Dolla” Burton II (November 25, 1987 – May 18, 2009)

On this day, May 18, in hip-hop history...

2009: On May 18, 2009, Southern rapper Roderick Anthony Burton II, better known as his stage name, Dolla, tragically died in a shooting in Los Angeles...

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Today in Hip-Hop: R.I.P to Montae “M-Bone” Talbert (1989 – May 15, 2011)

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

2011: Cali Swag District was all about light hearted fun, but on May 15, 2011, that fun came to an abrupt end when one of their members, Montae "M-Bone" Talbert, met his untimely death...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Cam’ron Drops ‘Come Home with Me’

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

2002: On May 14, 2002, New York rapper Cam'ron dropped his third studio album, Come Home with Me...

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Today in Hip-Hop: De La Soul Drops ‘De La Soul Is Dead’

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

1991: On May 13, 1991, Long Island rap trio De La Soul dropped their second full length album, De La Soul Is Dead under Tommy Boy/Warner Brothers Records...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Juvenile Releases ‘Solja Rags’

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

1997:  On May 13, 1992, Juvenile dropped his sophomore album, Solja Rags. The 14-track project was the New Orleans native's first body of work under Cash Money Records and features fellow Hot Boy members B...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Video Footage Surfaces of Jay Z and Solange Knowles Elevator Fight

On this day, May 12, in hip-hop history...

2014: On May 12, 2014, security footage leaked of Solange Knowles attacking her brother-in-law and rap mogul Jay Z inside an elevator leaving New York's 2014 Met Gala...

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Today in Hip-Hop: R.I.P. Marlon Brando of Sporty Thievz (1979 – 2001) remembers the life of the late Marlon "Brando" Bryant...

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Today in Hip-Hop: Sir Mix-A-Lot Drops “Baby Got Back”

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

1992: Sir Mix-A-Lot releases the single "Baby Got Back." Leading up to the song's release, the Seattle rapper signed with Rick Rubin's Def American Recordings after his 1988 debut release Swass was certified platinum in 1990...

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