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Today In Hip Hop History: Mary J. Blige’s ‘My Life’ Album Turns 25!

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On this day in 1994, the Queen of Hip Hop/R&B Mary J. Blige released what is possibly her best work to date, he sophomore ‘My Life’ album. Produced by Diddy, who was then recognized as Sean “Puffy” Combs on his skyrocketing Bad Boy imprint, MJB’s album appealed to so many because of her relatable experiences […]

Today In Hip-Hop History: Shyne Drops His Eponymous Debut Album 19 Years Ago

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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.” Shyne’s debut album release was a bittersweet one, with his LP being dropped while the Belize-born rapper was serving 8-10 […]

Today In Hip-Hop History: Shyne Drops His Eponymous Debut Album 18 Years Ago

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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.” Shyne’s debut album release was a bittersweet one, with his LP being dropped while the Belize-born rapper was serving 8-10 […]

Stevie J and Faith Evans Make It Official and Joseline Gets Mad Petty

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Back in the 90s, Bad Boy Records brought many of Hip-Hop/ Soul’s greatest talents to the stage. What made Bad Boy the top of their game was not just the artists or Puffy Daddy’s ad libs, but the dynamic songs produced and written by Diddy’s crew of hitmakers (pun intended). In this collection of 90s […]

Hip-Hop Mourns The Passing of 90s Hip-Hop Icon Craig Mack

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Craig Mack, whose 1994 hit single “Flava In Ya Ear” thrilled the era of 90’s hip-hop, died on Monday (Mar. 12) from heart failure near his home in Walterboro, South Carolina. He was 47 years old. During the wee hour of 2 am on Tuesday, legendary hip-hop DJs Funk Flex, Biz Markie, and DJ Scratch […]

Bad Boy Legend Craig Mack Dead at 46

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It started with him…. His classic “Flava In Ya Ear” cracked open the dynasty for Sean Combs’ Bad Boy Records. You don’t remember? Puffy in the background whispering a re-interpolated swipe from the classic New York gang film The Warriors, “Bad Boy… come out and playyyyyy.” Today is a very sad day in Hip-Hop as […]