50th Birthday

Happy 50th Birthday To Wu Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killaaaaaahhh!!!

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On this day in 1970, rapper/actor Dennis Coles aka Ghostface Killah was born. The chamber of eccentricity comes almost exclusively from Tony Starks, who has been compared to the likes of Slick Rick with his signature, six inch high eagle bracelet and other excessively gaudy jewels. At the foundation of the Wu saga, Ghost’s face […]

Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon The Chef Turns 50!

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On this date in 1970, Wu-Tang Clan swordsman and lyrical legend Raekwon The Chef was born in Staten Island, New York. The Staten Island-based emcee is one of the Wu’s most celebrated artists, with his Only Built 4 Cuban Linx projects reaching cult-like following proportions. Along with his Wu bloodkin, Rae has appeared on every […]

Happy 50th Birthday Ol’ Dirty Bastard! ODB’s Most Memorable Moments

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On this day Hip Hop history we celebrate the birth of one of the culture brightest stars, the late, great Russell Jones, affectionately known to the Hip Hop world as Ol’ Dirty Bastard. To Hip Hop, Dirt Dog was more than a rapper. His personality and ostentatious demeanor were representative of the soul of Hip Hop. […]

Happy 50th Birthday to Hip-Hop Icon Big Daddy Kane!

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Today marks the 50th birthday of Grammy Award-winning lyricist Big Daddy Kane! Born on this day in 1968, Brooklynite Antonio Hardy aka Big Daddy Kane stepped on the scene with the Juice Crew in the late 80’s and has been rocking the mic and setting cultural trends ever since. Even cultural critic publication Rolling Stone […]