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Happy 58th Birthday To The Legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff!

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On this date in 1965, Jeffrey Townes, better known to Hip Hop and television fans as “Jazzy Jeff” was born in the City of Brother Love and has become one of the best to ever place their hands on a pair of Technics 1200s. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Originally known as the DJ for […]

Happy Heavenly Birthday To The Late Great Jam Master Jay!

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Hip Hop lost a great DJ over two decades ago, but in celebration of JMJ’s life today, his legacy will forever live on Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On this date in 1965 in Brooklyn, New York, Jason Mizell, who later became Jam Master Jay, was born. Jay was the DJ for the legendary Kings […]

Happy 52nd Birthday To The Roots’ Questlove!

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Happy Born day to Ahmir Khalib Thompson better known as ?uestlove a.k.a Questlove! Born in 1971, he turns a half-century today. The OG is originally known as the drummer for the legendary Hip Hop band The Roots, but he has many roles. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On February 17, 2014, he became a part of the […]

Happy 53rd Birthday To West Coast Legend DJ Quik!

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On this day in Hip-Hop history, legendary west coast DJ, rapper, and producer DJ Quik was born in 1970. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information David Marvin Blake, a.k.a. DJ Quik, was born in Pomona, California, and shortly after relocated to Compton, California. His love for music began at a very young age, and by age 12, he […]

Happy 55th Birthday to Hip Hop Pioneer LL Cool J!

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James Todd Smith, a.k.a. LL Cool J, nickname “Ladies Love Cool James”; born on Long Island, New York, January 14, 1968. LL Cool J signed to pioneer Hip Hop label Def Jam Records in 1984. His career took off with classic hits, included on albums like: Bigger and Deffer, Walking with a Panther, Mama Said […]

Happy 53rd Birthday To Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon The Chef!

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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 Wu’s most celebrated artists, with his Only Built 4 Cuban Linx projects reaching cult-like following proportions. With his Wu blood kin, Rae has appeared on every WTC […]

Happy Heavenly 52nd Birthday To The Legendary MF DOOM!

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On this date in 1971, rapper Daniel Dumile 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 information […]

Happy Birthday To Hip Hop Pioneer Grandmaster Flash!

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On this date in 1958, a man who will forever reform the stance of the turntable was born; Joseph Saddler, best known as Grandmaster Flash. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Amidst the infancy of hip-hop culture, Grandmaster Flash dominated the disc jockey scene of the North Bronx as he once was the DJ for big-time […]

Happy Birthday In Heaven To UGK’s Pimp C!

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Born Chad Lamont Butler on this day in 1973 in Port Arthur, Texas, Pimp C emerged into the Hip Hop scene with his partner Bun B to make the Underground Kingz (UGK) one of the greatest rap groups to come out of the Dirty South and undoubtedly the best rap duo from Texas. Visit streaming.thesource.com […]

Happy Birthday To Miami Bass Pioneer Uncle Luke!

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On this date in 1960, record exec, rapper, producer and pioneer Luther Campbell aka Uncle Luke was born in Miami, Florida. Luke has morphed into one of the trailblazers of today’s strip club-based Hip Hop that is seen from southern artists such as Future, Kodak Black and even Megan Thee Stallion. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more […]

Happy 54th Birthday To Graffiti Living Legend COPE2 KD!

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One of the most infamous graffiti artists of the 20th century is celebrating his 53rd born day today, and he goes by the name of COPE2, founder of the world-famous KINGS DESTROY crew. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Born Fernando Carlo on this date in 1968 in the Bronx, New York, COPE2 began his illustrious […]

Happy Heavenly Birthday ODB! Top Five Most Memorable Ol’ Dirty Bastard Moments

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On this day in Hip-Hop history, we celebrate the birth of one of the culture’s brightest stars, the late, great Russell Jones, affectionately known to the Hip-Hop world as Ol’ Dirty Bastard. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information To Hip Hop, Dirt Dog was more than a rapper. His personality and ostentatious demeanor were representatives of the […]

Happy Heavenly Birthday To Terror Squad Lieutenant Big Pun!

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Born on this day in 1971 in Bronx, NY, Terror Squad lieutenant Christopher ‘Big Pun” Rios grew from an exceptional emcee that stood side to side by Fat Joe during his Jealous One’s Still Envy heyday to morphing into one of the game’s greatest lyricists of all time. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Big Punisher […]

Happy 53rd Birthday To The Original “Bad Boy” Diddy!

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Music mogul and entrepreneur, Sean “Diddy” Combs turns 53 today. Combs is a renowned record producer, songwriter, and also three-time Grammy award winner. He is the founder of Bad Boy Records, which has produced some of the biggest names in hip-hop and R&B. This list includes The Notorious B.I.G., Ma$e, Faith Evans, 112, French Montana […]

Happy 49th Birthday Sticky Fingaz Of Onyx! Top Five Movie Roles of Kirk Jones

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49 years ago today, rapper, actor, director, and producer Sticky Fingaz was born Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On this day in Hip Hop history, Kirk Jones bka Sticky Fingaz was born in Brooklyn, New York. Known as the frontman for the trailblazing rap group Onyx and various appearances on screen and television, Sticky Fingaz […]

Happy Heavenly Birthday To Mobb Deep’s Prodigy

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The Mind Squad would like to send a supreme posthumous salute to Albert “Prodigy” Johnson, the lyrical half of the “Infamous” Mobb Deep. In 2017, the Hip-Hop community lost Prodigy in what is recognized as a freak hospital accident, with reports stating that P passed after choking on an egg while hospitalized for his sickle […]

Happy Birthday Snoop Dogg! Check Out His Top 10 Videos

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On this day in Hip Hop history, we celebrate the birth of one of Hip Hop and pop culture’s most recognizable icons, Snoop Doggy Dogg. Uncle Snoop was born Cordozar Calvin Broadus, Jr. in Long Beach, California in 1971. Since then he has risen to become a household name in Hip Hop. His image and […]

Happy 52nd Birthday To Hip Hop Matriarch MC Lyte!

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Born on this day in 1970, Lana Michelle Moorer has been a pillar of feminism and respect for women in Hip Hop since her 1986 debut. After her first single, “I Cram to Understand U” sent shock waves through the growing New York Hip Hop scene, Lyte was awarded a record deal from First Priority […]

Happy 65th Birthday To Hip Hop Mogul Russell Simmons!

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Today we celebrate the 61st birthday of Hip Hop pioneer Russell Simmons! Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Since the founding of Def Jam Recordings in 1983, Russell Simmons has been an instrumental part in the advancement of Hip Hop culture. Over his illustrious career Russell has launched the careers of multi-platinum artists (LL Cool J, Beastie […]

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