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Happy 47th Birthday To Da Brat!

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Da Brat aka Shawntae Harris was born in Joliet, Illinois on this day 46 years ago. The Grammy-nominated rapper/actress/radio host that is mostly known for her debut album Funkdified, is the first female solo artist to earn a platinum plaque and the second overall only to Hip Hop icons Salt ‘N Pepa. Visit for […]

Jagged Edge Announces New Album Following Verzuz TV Battle


If you were in this week’s Verzuz battle between Jagged Edge and 112, then you may have heard by now that the Jagged Edge boyband will be releasing an album in the future. Visit for more information Jagged Edge is an Atlanta based boy band signed to Jermaine Dupri’s So So Def Recordings. The […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Bone Crusher Debuted 16 Years Ago With ‘AttenCHUN!’

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“I ain’t never scared!” Visit for more information Say that phrase to any longtime rap fan, and the response will either be “East Side!” if you’re anywhere near New York, “West Side!” if Cali vibes are your wave, “South Side!” for the ATLiens out there or “North Side!” if you’re, well, Drake. All jokes […]

Bow Wow Claims He’s Quitting Rap, Will Give Away All His Money

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Bow Wow is no stranger to making headlines with his online antics, so the latest announcement has some of Black Twitter giving him the side-eye. Visit for more information Over the weekend while partying it up in Arizona, apparently Bow Wow didn’t like how a few fans were moving in his section. According to […]

So So Def Released Lil’ Bow Wow’s Beware The Dog 17 Years Today

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When Jermaine Dupri dropped Beware of Dog on September 26, 2000, who would have thought Lil’ Bow Wow would be the certified boss that he has become. Discovered by Snoop and accepted by the entire rap world, his mark on entertainment ushered in a new wave of party with two words: Scream Tour! Visit […]

Girl Group Tribute: Just Kickin’ It With Xscape

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Visit for more information The early 90s ushered in a lot of hits, especially for acts based out of Atlanta, GA. Super producer and So So Def mogul Jermaine Dupri was gaining notoriety for his mentorship and success with Hip Hop duo Kris Kross, but it was only a matter of time until he […]