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Today in Hip Hop History: Busta Rhymes’ ‘E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front’ Turns 25 Years Old!

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On this day in Hip Hop history, Flip Mode Squad general, Busta Rhymes, released his third studio LP E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front. Released under the Flip Mode imprint and Elektra Records, this album received critical acclaim and was a huge commercial success. This album received three Grammy nominations at the 42nd Grammy Awards; […]

Nike Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Air Max Plus with Exclusive Collection

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This fall, Nike is commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the iconic Nike Air Max Plus with a special Tuned Air 25th Anniversary collection featuring unique footwear and apparel. This exclusive collection will be available at Foot Locker, Inc. stores in the United States and Canada. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The “Tuned Different” campaign, inspired […]

[WATCH] Outkast Reveals Behind-The-Scenes Of “Rosa Parks” Video On 25th Anniversary Of ‘Aquemini’ LP

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Today, fans can get an exclusive glimpse behind-the-scenes of the official music video for “Rosa Parks,” the Grammy nominated and critically acclaimed track from Outkast’s third album, Aquemini, in the latest episode of Vevo Footnotes. The episode is part of Vevo’s original content and specialized programming to celebrate the historic 50th Anniversary of Hip-Hop. Visit streaming.thesource.com […]

Today in Hip Hop History: Lauryn Hill’s Solo Debut Album ‘The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill’ Turns 25 Years Old!

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On this date in 1998, after her successful intro into the game with The Fugees, Lauryn Hill embarked on her solo journey and released her first solo LP entitled The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill on the Ruffhouse/Columbia imprint. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information As a play on the titles of Carter G. Woodson’s The Mis-Education […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Big Pun’s Debut Album ‘Capital Punishment’ Turns 25 Years Old!

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A quarter of a century ago, Christopher Rios, aka Big Punisher, put out his first LP, Capital Punishment, on Loud Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Released by Fat Joe and the Terror Squad on Loud Records, Pun’s highly anticipated album showcased Pun’s unequaled lyrical ability, comedic punchlines, and ever-evolving style that his son Chris […]

Today In Hip Hop History: The Firm’s ‘The Album’ Turns 25 Years Old!

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On this day in Hip-Hop History, New York-based supergroup The Firm released the sole studio album, The Album. As a collaborative effort made by Nas, Aftermath label-head Dr. Dre and marketing genius Steve Stoute, The Album was designed to boost the commercial and mainstream appeal of four of New York’s most prolific emcees: Nas, Foxy Brown, AZ, and […]