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Run-DMC Dropped “Walk This Way” Featuring Aerosmith 36 Years Ago

On Independence Day in 1986, Daryl McDaniels, his partner in rhyme Joseph Simmons and their DJ Jason Mizell, who are best known as the legendary Hip Hop group Run-D.M.C., released one of the most successful singles of their career; “Walk This Way”, which guest stars rock n’ roll vets Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith.

The rap version of the single, which appeared on Run-D.M.C.’s third album Raising Hell, was a very groundbreaking track that helped pioneer the fusion of rock n’ roll and Hip Hop. The original song of the same name appeared on Aerosmith’s 1975 Toys In The Attic album.

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Nas Dropped His Sophomore Album ‘It Was Written’ 26 Years Ago

On July 2, 1996, Nas unleashed the follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut, 1994’s Illmatic entitled It Was Written, the album featured production from DJ Premier, Dr. Dre, and Havoc. This time...

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GangStarr Dropped Their Debut LP ‘No More Mr. Nice Guy’ 33 Years Ago

On this date in 1989, Boston native Keith Elam and Houston native Christopher Martin, better known as Guru and DJ Premier, came together to continue the legacy of Gangstarr and released the group’s...

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Ja Rule Dropped His ‘Venni Vetti Vecci’ Album 23 Years Ago

On this day in Hip Hop history, Queens rapper Ja Rule released his debut LP Venni Vetti Vicci. As the first release ofrom Irv Gotti‘s Murder Inc. record label, this project carried a lot of weight on...

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Drake Dropped From Copyright Lawsuit For Chris Brown’s “No Guidance”

Drake has been removed from a copyright lawsuit regarding Chris Brown’s “No Guidance.” Drake has been dropped from a copyright infringement lawsuit regarding Chris Brown’s...

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X-Clan Dropped Their Debut Album ‘To The East, Blackwards’ 32 Years Ago

On this day in 1990, “The Verbalizer” Brother J, Professor X “The Overseer”, Paradise “The Architect” and DJ Sugar Shaft “The Rhythm Provider” collectively known as X-Clan, released their...


Rapper Polo G’s Cop Attack Case Dropped, Anger Management Completed

Rapper Polo G‘s final 2 charges in his cop attack case have been dropped after he completed anger management classes … putting an end to this whole saga. The artist recently completed a 6-hour...

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Busta Rhymes Dropped His Debut Album ‘The Coming’ 26 Years Ago

On this date in 1996, Busta Rhymes did the inevitable and released his highly anticipated solo album The Coming on Elektra Records. Even though the Leaders Of The New School were a celebrated group within...

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Tupac Shakur Dropped His Fourth LP ‘All Eyez On Me’ 26 Years Ago

On this date twenty six ago, the Hip Hop legend Tupac Shakur officially released his fourth album All Eyez On Me on the Death Row/Interscope imprint. The album featured five singles with two topping...

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Ari Lennox Says She Wants to Be Dropped By Her Label

Ari Lennox is feeling the pressure. The R&B songstress has threatened to quit music after facing criticism on social media. “I want to be dropped from the labels. I’m done and tired,” she...

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RUN-D.M.C. Dropped Their Sophomore LP ‘King Of Rock’ 37 Years Ago

The “Kings From Queens” dropped their second album 37 years ago today. On this date in 1985, Joseph Simmons, Daryl McDaniels, and Jason Mizell successfully avoided the sophomore jinx some three...

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A Tribe Called Quest Dropped Their Debut Album ‘The People’s Instinctive Travels And The Path To Rhythm’ LP 32 Years Ago

Ahead of its time to say the least, A Tribe Called Quest‘s experimental, alternative, jazz rap was originally unappreciated by mainstream audiences. It took six years for the Tribe’s first album to...

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The Notorious B.I.G.’s Posthumous Third LP ‘Born Again’ Dropped 21 Years Ago

On this day in Hip Hop history, the late Notorious B.I.G. released his second posthumous album, Born Again. This project was a compilation album featuring old recorded verses over newer beats with guest...

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Kool G Rap And DJ Polo Dropped Their Third And Final Album ‘Live And Let Die’ 28 Years Ago

On this date in 1992, legendary Corona, Queens crime rhyme king Kool G. Rap and his longtime partner DJ Polo dropped their third and final album together Live And Let Die on the Juice Crew’s famous Cold...

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Nas Dropped His Fourth Album ‘Nastradamus’ 22 Years Ago

On this date in 1999, Queensbridge King Nas released his fourth full length studio LP entitled Nastradamus on the Ill Will/Columbia imprint. The 15 track album was due to be released as a follow up to...

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Kanye West Dropped His ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’ LP 11 Years Ago

On this day in 2010, famed producer Kanye West released his fifth full length studio album entitled My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy on the Def Jam Recordings/Roc-A-Fella imprint. West delivered the...

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Dem Governor Admits Wife Dropped Off Ballot — “Illegal Under The Election Code”

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf(D) admitted during a recent interview with KDKA radio that he had his wife drop off his mail-in ballot for him. Wolf claims “it was an honest mistake.” Just The News...