On February 18 Dr. Dre was born…

On February 18, 1965 Dr. Dre was born. The American rapper and producer, hailing from Compton, California, has had a career spanning 30 years, working with rappers such as Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 Cent, and The Game. Aside from previously being the co-owner of Death Row Records, Dr. Dre was best known as being part…

On December 15 Dr. Dre released his debut album…

On December 15, 1992 “The Chronic” by Dr. Dre was released.  The album marked Dr. Dre’s first foray as a solo artist after leaving the hip-hop group N.W.A, and featured Snoop Dogg on various songs (the album was used to launch Snoop Dogg’s career). The album went on to be certified triple platinum, as well…

On July 11 Lil’ Kim was born…

On July 11, 1974 Lil’ Kim was born. Real name Kimberly Denise Jones and hailing from Brooklyn, New York, Lil’ Kim is best known as one of the most successful female hip-hop artists of all time, starting her career alongside The Notorious B.I.G. and his group Junior M.A.F.I.A. Lil’ Kim is often known for her…

On June 16 Tupac was born…

On June 16, 1971 Tupac Shakur was born.  Shakur (also known as 2Pac) was a West coast rapper whose songs revolved around the turmoil that inner cities face, as well as various social issues present in society. His family has roots relating to the Black Panther Family, whose ideology can been heard in his music.…

On February 18 Dr. Dre was born…

On February 18, 1965 Dr. Dre was born. The American rapper and producer, hailing from Compton, California, has had a career spanning 30 years, working with rappers such as Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 Cent, and The Game. Aside from previously being the co-owner of Death Row Records, Dr. Dre was best known as being part…

On February 13 “All Eyez on Me” by Tupac was released…

On February 13, 1996 Tupac’s “All Eyez on Me” was released. The album, featuring the hit single “California Love,” was released by Death Row Records, while simultaneously reaching the number-one spot on the Billboard 200 chart. In addition, the album is often labeled as one of the greatest rap albums released and was eventually certified…

On December 15 Dr. Dre released his debut album…

On December 15, 1992 “The Chronic” by Dr. Dre was released. The album marked Dr. Dre’s first foray as a solo artist after leaving the hip-hop group N.W.A, and featured Snoop Dogg on various songs (the album was used to launch Snoop Dogg’s career). The album went on to be certified triple platinum, as well…

On October 20 Snoop Dogg was born…

On October 20, 1971 Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr, better known by his stage name Snoop Dogg was born (other stage names include Snoop Doggy Dogg, and more recently Snoop Lion). Snoop Dogg is an American rapper and actor who started his career after he was discovered by hip-hop rapper and producer Dr. Dre. He first…