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Today In Hip Hop History: Jay-Z’s ‘The Black Album’ Turns 20 Years Old!

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On this day in Hip-Hop history, Brooklyn’s own Jay-Z released he would-be retirement album The Black Album. Although there was virtually no pause between The Black Album and new Jay-Z music (collaboration albums with both R. Kelly and Linkin Park were released the following year), this album is easily the greatest retirement project of all time. Visit streaming.thesource.com for […]

Today In Hip Hop History: The Diplomats’ Debut Album ‘Diplomatic Immunity’ Turns 20 Years Old!

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On this date two decades ago, Cam’ron’s crew from Harlem, The Diplomats, dropped their debut album Diplomatic Immunity on the Roc A Fella Records/Def Jam imprint during the pivotal time when Dame Dash appointed Cam’ron as the President of Roc-A-Fella Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Coming on the heels of the release of Cam’s […]

Today In Hip Hop History: 50 Cent’s Debut LP ‘Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ Turns 20 Years Old!

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On this date in 2003, 50 Cent released his second and most critically acclaimed album, Get Rich Or Die Tryin, on Shady Records, Aftermath Entertainment, and Interscope Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information After his street-certified buzz from his Guess Who’s Back mixtape, a meeting with Eminem eventually turned into a million-dollar deal on Dr. […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Mobb Deep’s Fifth LP ‘Infamy’ Turns 20 Years Old!

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On this date in 2001, NYC kings of crime rhyme Mobb Deep released their fifth full-length studio album entitled Infamy on the Loud/Columbia imprint. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information As the QB duo’s first album following their publicized beef on wax with Jay-Z, the controversy helped to bolster the album’s sales, recognized by the RIAA […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: T.I.’s Debut Album ‘I’m Serious’ Turns 20 Years Old!

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On this date in 2001, the self-proclaimed “King Of The South,” rapper/actor T.I., released his first album entitled I’m Serious. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Produced by several behind the board legends including ATL’s DJ Toomp, Jazze Pha, Lil Jon, The Neptunes, and few others, with features from Pharrell, Bone Crusher, Too Short, Pastor Troy, […]

NYPD Says 20th Anniversary Ceremony of 9/11 is an “Elevated Threat Environment”

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The NYPD is treating the 20th anniversary of 9/11 as an “elevated threat environment” in New York City. The NYPD’s John Miller says there will be a heavy security overlay for the remembrance ceremony taking place in Lower Manhattan.  Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information There will be explosive detection canines, heavy weapons teams and everyone […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Jadakiss’ Debut Album ‘Kiss Tha Game Goodbye’ Turns 20 Years Old!

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After the landslide win and overwhelming praise as one of the games’ Top 5 DOA, what better time to celebrate Jada’s 20-year-old debut LP! Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On this date two decades ago, Jason Phillips aka Jadakiss released his first full-length studio album Kiss Tha Game Goodbye on the Ruff Ryders/Interscope imprint. Regarded […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Prodigy’s Debut Solo Album ‘H.N.I.C.’ Turns 20 Years Old!

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On this day at the turn of the century, Prodigy, the lyrical half of the legendary QB duo Mobb Deep, dropped his debut LP, H.N.I.C., released under the Loud/Violator/Steve Rifkind Co./Infamous Records imprints. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Produced by behind the board experts like his partner Havoc, The Alchemist, Rockwilder, and Just Blaze, this […]

20th Anniversary Edition Of Cash Money Records’ ‘Baller Blockin’ Soundtrack Out Nov. 20th

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Introducing a cult classic to a new generation, Cash Money Records and UMe unveil the Baller Blockin’ 20th Anniversary Edition Soundtrack on November 20, 2020. This Special Edition Box Set includes 1CD of the original album, 1DVD with the original Baller Blockin’ film, and 2LPs, marking the first time the soundtrack is available on vinyl and the first time the film will be available for download and streaming. Visit […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Shyne’s Eponymous Debut Album Turns 20 Years Old!

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On this date in 2000, Bad Boy Records premiere artist Jamal “Shyne” Barrow released his self-titled debut album on the ever-popular Bad Boy imprint under the leadership of BB honcho, then known as “P. Diddy.” Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Shyne’s debut album release was a bittersweet one, with his LP being dropped while the […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Cam’ron Drops His Sophomore ‘S.D.E.’ Album 20 Years Ago

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On this date in 2000, Dipset general Cam’ron released his second album Sports, Drugs And Entertainment on Untertainment Records, which was owned by his former manager Lance “Un” Rivera. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Originally titled The Rough, Rough, Rough Album, S.D.E. features appearances Destiny’s Child, Noreaga, Dutch & Spade, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Prodigy, Freekey […]

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