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Today in Hip-Hop History: The Firm Released ‘The Album’ 24 Years Ago

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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 […]

AZ Releases His New Album ‘Do Or Die II’ Feat. Rick Ross, Lil Wayne & More

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AZ has returned to Hip-Hop again, releasing the highly anticipated sequel to his classic and platinum debut album, Do or Die. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Do or Die recently celebrated its 25th anniversary, and now fans are treated to Do Or Die II. “It’s been a decade since I released a full body of […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: The Firm Released ‘The Album’ 23 Years Ago

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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 […]

Nas Confirms The Firm Reunion on ‘King’s Disease’ Tracklist

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While revealing the tracklist for his new King’s Disease album, which is slated for release this Friday (August 21), Hip Hop living legend Nas unveiled that the “original” Firm clique, consisting of himself, AZ, Foxy Brown and Cormega, would be reuniting on his latest LP. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information AZ and Cormega both reacted […]

Happy 48th Birthday To Brooklyn Rap Legend AZ!

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On this date in 1972, AZ was born Antonio Cruz in Brooklyn, New York. AZ is regarded as one of the most prolific emcees of the 90s, even though his entrance into the game came from just one verse on Nas’ “Life’s A Bitch” from the epic Illmatic album. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information That […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: AZ Drops Debut ‘Doe Or Die’ Album 24 Years Ago

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On this date in 1995, Antonio Cruz aka AZ from Nas’ “Life’s A Bitch” fame, released his debut album Doe Or Die on EMI Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Produced by legendary producers Pete Rock, DITC’s Buckwild, LES, D.R. Period as well as AZ himself, AZ was able to land the deal for this […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: The Firm Releases ‘The Album’ 21 Years Ago

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On this day in Hip-Hop History New York based super group 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 boast the commercial and mainstream appeal of four of New York’s most prolific emcees: Nas, Foxy Brown, […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: AZ Drops Debut ‘Doe Or Die’ Album 23 Years Ago

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On this date in 1995, Antonio Cruz aka AZ from Nas’ “Life’s A Bitch” fame, released his debut album Doe Or Die on EMI Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Produced by legendary producers Pete Rock, DITC’s Buckwild, LES, D.R. Period as well as AZ himself, AZ was able to land the deal for this […]

[WATCH] BET Airs The AZ Documentary ‘#20YrsLtr: Doe Or Die’

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Check out the intimate, tell-all documentary about the instantaneous career and the inception of AZ‘s debut album Do Or Die. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Two decades after the album’s release, producers from the album such as Pete Rock and DR Period speak on the making of the album while Nas speaks about his perception […]

Happy 46th Birthday To Microphone Legend AZ!

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On this date in 1972, AZ was born Antonio Cruz in Brooklyn, New York. AZ is regarded as one of the most prolific emcees of the 90s, even though his entrance into the game came from just one verse on Nas‘ “Life’s A Bitch” from the epic Illmatic album. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information That […]

Today In Hip Hop History: AZ Drops Debut ‘Doe Or Die’ Album 22 Years Ago

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On this date in 1995, Antonio Cruz aka AZ from Nas’ “Life’s A Bitch” fame, released his debut album ‘Doe Or Die’ on EMI Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Produced by legendary producers Pete Rock, DITC’s Buckwild, LES, D.R. Period as well as AZ himself, AZ was able to land the deal for this […]

Happy 45th Birthday To Rap Legend AZ!

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On this date in 1972, AZ was Born Antonio Cruz in Brooklyn, New York. AZ is regarded as one of the most prolific emcees of the 90s, even though his entrance into the game came from just one verse on Nas’ “Life’s A Bitch” from the epic Illmatic album. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information That […]

Today in Hip Hop History: The Firm Releases Debut “The Album” 19 Years Ago

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On this day in Hip Hop History New York based super group 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 boast the commercial and mainstream appeal of four of New York’s most prolific MC’s: Nas, Foxy Brown, AZ, […]

The Source Talks To AZ About Doe or Die’s 20th Anniversary

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Anthony Cruz a.k.a. AZ “The Vizualizer” dropped the critically acclaimed album Doe or Die in 1995. Since spitting his first verse on Nas’ “Lifes’ A Bitch” from the classic Illmatic, AZ has been heralded as one of the best rappers to ever pick up a microphone. Since then, he has dropped material that Hip Hop […]

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