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Today in Hip Hop History – The Documentary Drops.

The Game released his debut album The Documentary January 18, 2005. The record serves as his major-label debut that was preceded by the release of his independently-released debut of Untold Story (2004).
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Today in Hip Hop History – The Roots Released Do ...

The Roots are known for a jazzy and eclectic approach to hip-hop featuring live musical instruments. The Roots second studio album Do You Want More?!!!??! dropped on January 17, 1995.
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Today in Hip Hop History – Illmatic was Certified Gold

"Five Mic" according to the Source Magazine, Nas's freshman album, Illmatic, was certified gold by the RIAA January 17, 1996.
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Today in Hip Hop History – Gang Starr’s “Step In ...

“Step In The Arena” was Dropped In today’s Hip Hop History moment, Gang Starr released their second studio album Step In The Arena January 15, 1991. R.I.P. Guru. For more Hip Hop Throwbacks check out our YouTube Channel, Hip Hop News Uncensored.
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Today in Hip Hop History – LL Cool J was ...

Recent Kennedy Award Recipient, LL Cool J was born January 14, 1968. Happy Birthday Uncle L, some would call you the G.O.A.T.. I'm not sure, but I respect what you've brought to the genre. 
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Today In Hip Hop History – Quik Is The Name ...

DJ Quik released his debut studio album Quik Is The Name January 15, 1991. Quik Is The Name debuted at #29 on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling well over 50,000 copies in the first week. DJ Quik's freshman release was certified ...
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Today in Hip Hop History – Happy Birthday Slick Rick

Richard Martin Lloyd Walters better known as Slick Rick was born January 14, 1965. According to online magazine, Pixie Vulture, Slick Rick is the most sampled hip hop artist of all time.
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Today in Hip Hop History – “Money, Power, and Respect” ...

On January 13, 1998, The LOX released their debut album “Money, Power, and Respect" on Bad Boy Records.
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Today in Hip Hop History – Raekwon “Tha Chef”‘s Birthday

On January 12, 1970, one of the founding members of the Wu-Tang Clan, Raekwon Tha Chef was born. Happy birthday Chef
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Today in Hip Hop History – Liquid Swords was Certified Gold

Today in Hip Hop history, GZA’s second studio album Liquid Swords was certified gold by the RIAA January 11, 1996.