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Happy 41st Birthday To “Hot Boy” Number One Lil Wayne!

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Today, we celebrate the 41st birthday of Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., also known as Lil Wayne. The premiere CMB artist has broken barriers as a rapper, songwriter, record executive, entrepreneur, and father. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information His career began in 1995, at the age of 12, when he was discovered by Birdman and joined […]

Happy 43rd Birthday To The “King Of The South” T.I.!

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Happy born day to Mr.Clifford Harris Jr. aka T.I.! Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Throughout the years, T.I. has become one of the most relevant forces in hip-hop. Besides his music career, T.I. is an actor, spokesperson for the AKOO clothing, and the leader of Hustle Gang, which includes Iggy Azealia, B.O.B, Young Dro, and […]

Happy 50th Birthday To Queensbridge Rap Legend Nas!

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Today marks the 50th birthday of one of hip-hop’s most treasured lyricists, Nas. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information By many, Nasir Jones is number one on their top, 10, 5, and 3 lists of the greatest emcees to ever touch the mic in Hip-Hop history. Marbled as the prodigal, deep, and lyrically intellectual spitter, Nas’ […]

Happy 55th Birthday To Hip Hop Icon Big Daddy Kane!

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Today marks the 55th birthday of Grammy Award-winning lyricist Big Daddy Kane! Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Born on this day in 1968, Brooklynite Antonio Hardy aka Big Daddy Kane stepped on the scene with the Juice Crew in the late ’80s and has been rocking the mic and setting cultural trends ever since. Even […]

Happy Heavenly Birthday To N.W.A./Ruthless Records Founder Eazy-E!

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Despite the fact that the Hip Hop community lost this giant in the game over two decades ago, the legacy of Eazy-E will always be seen, heard and celebrated by the culture of Hip Hop. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Eazy-E was born Eric Lynn Wright on this date in 1964 in Compton, California. As […]

Happy 58th Birthday To The Juice Crew’s MC Shan!


Sean Moltke, aka MC Shan of QB’s Juice Crew, turns 58 today. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The first solo MC with a major release from the “infamous” Queensbridge Projects celebrates his 58th birthday today. MC Shan was at the top of his game during Hip Hop’s “Golden Era,” along with crewmates Roxanne Shante, Craig […]

Happy 64th Birthday To Cultural Icon Fab 5 Freddy!

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What dictates cool? Originality, tenacity, courage, creativity?  Is it the will to stand alone beside your own thoughts and ideas or simply just being the first and fliest to ever do”it”? Whatever the definition may be, Bedford-Stuyvesant’s own Fab Five Freddy was its embodiment throughout the ’80s and ’90s. As the host of Hip Hop’s […]

Happy Birthday To Wu Tang Co-Founder The GZA!


The “genius” of the iconic WTC is celebrating his 57th born day today. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On this date in 1966, Gary Grice, better known to the rap world as the “GZA”, was born in Brooklyn, New York, and is now recognized as one of the most celebrated lyricists to ever grace the […]

Happy 54th Birthday To Lyrical Legend Kool G Rap!

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Today, July 20, marks the birthday of one of Hip-Hop’s most innovative emcees of all time, Kool G Rap. The Golden Era icon turns 54. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Along with DJ Polo, the Corona, Queens wordsmith was recruited into the Juice Crew by Marley Marl and launched his debut album, Road to the […]

Happy Heavenly 52nd Birthday To The Legendary MF DOOM!

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On this date in 1971, rapper Daniel Dumile Thompson also known as MF DOOM (Metal Face Doom), was born in London, England to his Trinidadian mother and Zimbabwean father. His family relocated to New York when Dumile was a teenager, which was where he developed a love for the Hip-Hop culture. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more […]

Happy 49th Birthday To The “Queen Bee” Lil Kim!

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Born on this date in 1974, Bedford-Stuyvesant native Lil’ Kim has certainly paved the way for female rappers to gain traction in a highly male-dominated world of hip-hop. Making her name, sound, and style notorious (no pun intended) in her appearance on Junior M.A.F.I.A.’s debut album, Conspiracy. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Backed by hardcore […]

Happy 47th Birthday To Brooklyn’s Own Trigger Tha Gambler!

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In the half century of Hip Hop that is being celebrated this year, there are countless unsung artists who caught wreck during their respective era, but the 90s in NYC was a special time and not many rappers had the streets on tilt like the Brooklyn duo Smooth Da Hustler and Trigger Da Gambler. Today, […]

Happy 53rd Birthday To Wu Tang Clan’s Inspectah Deck!

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Today (July 6) marks the birthday of one of the most rebellious lyricists of Hip-Hop culture, the Wu-Tang Clan’s Inspectah Deck. The culture notable turns 53. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The unorthodox approach of Inspectah Deck raised a satisfying hell when he smoked the mic back in 1992 on Wu-Tang’s groundbreaking debut single “Protect […]

Happy 48th Birthday 50 Cent! Fif’s Realest Rap Beefs

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Born on this date in 1975, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson is undoubtedly one of the most influential forces in the game today. From music to movies to successful business ventures, Fif has always stayed on top of his game ever since he made his unconventional entrance at the end of the last millennium. Visit streaming.thesource.com […]

Happy 45th Birthday Royce Da 5’9”!

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Born July 5th, Detroit rapper/songwriter Royce Da 5’9” has kicked down doors in the music industry and demanded a spot in the most talked about ‘Top Emcees List’. Known for his strategic lyrical layout and clever word rhyme, he also has a knack for vividly telling stories through song. Best known as one half of […]

Happy 54th Birthday To Wu Tang Co-Founder/Producer RZA!

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On this day in Hip Hop history, one of the culture’s most influential musical masterminds was born. Wu-Tang Clan frontman Robert Fitzgerald Diggs a.k.a. RZA was born today (July 5) in Brooklyn, New York, 49 years ago. Since stepping on the scene in 1989, RZA has done more than just create an outrageously successful career for […]

Happy 54th Birthday Ice Cube! Check Out His Top Five Gangsta Roles

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Former NWA member Ice Cube was born June 15, 1969. He has set his own mark in gangsta rap music since leaving N.W.A in 89′ and has built a successful solo career in music and film. In celebration of his birthday, here are our 5 favorite gangsta roles played by Ice Cube in his substantial movie […]

Happy 46th Birthday To Kanye West!


As many tribulations as Yeezy has been through his illustrious career, today is a day that even Kanye West himself cannot deny is reason to celebrate. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Born to the late Dr. Donda West in Atlanta, Georgia on this date in 1977, the iconic emcee, singer, producer, clothing designer, and self-proclaimed […]

Happy Heavenly Birthday To Harlem’s Own Big L

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Today we remember Harlem’s very own Big L on what would’ve been his 49th birthday. Sadly, L, whose given name is Lamont Coleman, was shot and killed on his own block in Harlem a week after his alleged killer, Gerard Woodley, had an attempt made on his life back in 1998. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more […]