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Today in Hip-Hop History: NWA Founder Eazy-E Dies From AIDS 26 Years Ago

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On this day in 1995, gangster rap pioneer Eric “Eazy-E” Wright succumbed to complications of the AIDS virus less than 10 days after making it known to the public. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Many are able to embody the persona of gangsta rap. That’s thanks to the likes of Schooly D, Ice-T, and N.W.A. […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: ‘Above The Rim’ Soundtrack Dropped 27 Years Ago

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On this day in Hip-Hop history, Death Row Records in conglomeration with Interscope Records released the soundtrack to the popular film, Above the Rim. Winning the 1995 Source Award for Soundtrack of the Year, this album featured so many hits that it could have stood alone from the movie as a compilation album. Visit streaming.thesource.com […]

Death Row Co-Founder Harry-O Receives Presidential Pardon From Trump

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In an exclusive report from AllHipHop, Death Row co-founder Michael “Harry-O” Harris is set to be released from prison immediately after being pardoned by outgoing President Donald Trump, which was facilitated by Snoop Dogg and friends. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “Harry-O had another 10 years and he may not have made it,” said Weldon […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Tupac Shakur’s First Posthumous Album ‘Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory’ Was Released 24 Years Ago

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On this date in 1996, Tupac Amaru Shakur posthumously released the final album of his illustrious career. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information 24 years ago today, just two months after the untimely murder of Tupac on the Las Vegas strip alongside Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight, the fifth and final album, Don Killuminati: The […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: NWA Founder Eazy-E Dies From AIDS 25 Years Ago

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On this day in 1995, gangster rap pioneer Eric “Eazy-E” Wright succumbed to complications of the AIDS virus less than 10 days after making it known to the public. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Many are able to embody the persona of gangsta rap. That’s thanks to the likes of Schooly D, Ice-T, and N.W.A. […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: ‘Above The Rim’ Soundtrack Dropped 26 Years Ago

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On this day in Hip-Hop history, Death Row Records in conglomeration with Interscope Records released the soundtrack to the popular film, Above the Rim. Winning the 1995 Source Award for Soundtrack of the Year, this album featured so many hits that it could have stood alone from the movie as a compilation album. Visit streaming.thesource.com […]

Snoop Dogg Says He Convinced Suge Knight to Sign Tupac as Death Row’s ‘First Free Agency Acquisition’

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Snoop Dogg dished on the highly successful signing of the late rapper/actor Tupac Shakur to Death Row Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Doggfather appeared on this week’s episode of SHOWTIME Basketball’s video podcast ALL THE SMOKE WITH MATT BARNES AND STEPHEN JACKSON. “He was my friend before Death Row [Records]. Building a brotherhood […]

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