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  • September 20, 2022By askhiphop

    For years, the Midwest has produced some of the most lyrically talented rap acts in Hip Hop. Despite the mainstream appeal that has sometimes eluded the other coasts, Midwest artists have still managed to remain true to their Hip Hop roots.  Like other cities, Detroit has seen its share of incredibly talented artists over the

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  • March 19, 2023By askhiphop

    Step into the world of the 90s gangsta-rap scene, where Tupac Shakur reigned supreme as both a talented rapper and versatile actor. Even after leaving this world, his musical legacy continues to inspire, with an astonishing 75 million records sold worldwide! Come and celebrate the life of an icon who embodied the spirit of noble

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  • June 23, 2019By askhiphop

    Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat was born December 22, 1960 in Brooklyn, New York to Puerto Rican mother Matilde Andrades and Haitian father Gerard. He was extraordinarily intelligent and began reading and writing by the age of four and learned to speak English, Spanish and French before turning 11.  He was first exposed to art during visits

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  • August 12, 2023By askhiphop

    Discover the hidden truth about the notorious gangster with newfound revelations. Previously overshadowed by his infamous nephew Orlando “Baby Lane” Anderson, Duane “Keefe D” Davis takes center stage as his involvement in the unsolved murder of Tupac Shakur comes to light. Who is Keefe D? Duane Keith “Keefe D” Davis, born on June 14, 1963,

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  • June 24, 2019By askhiphop

    THE SAGA BEGINS… Rakim Allah was born William Michael Griffin Jr. on January 28, 1968 in Wyandanch, Long Island, N.Y. to a musically talented and working class family. Under the tutelage of his soft spoken and artistic father William Griffin Sr. and his mother, who sang jazz and opera, William Jr.’s innate musical abilities were

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  • June 23, 2019By askhiphop

    Fab Five Freddy (Fred Brathwaite) was born in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn in 1969.  As a teen in the 1970s, he became a member of graffiti crew “The Fabulous 5” and got his name after consistently spray painting his name on the number 5 train on the IRT subway.  After having an epiphany

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