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  • August 29, 2023By askhiphop

    Rakim Athelaston Mayers, known in the music industry as A$AP Rocky, was born in Harlem on October 3, 1988. As part of the hip hop group ASAP Mob, Rocky climbed the charts when his 2011 single “Peso” garnered radio attention. This led to a significant record deal with Polo Grounds Music and RCA Records. His debut

  • August 18, 2023By askhiphop

    We’re all familiar with Outkast and the significant role they played in shaping hip-hop culture. For many, Outkast was the gateway to southern hip-hop, a genre that would eventually sweep across the airwaves and dominate the music industry. Billboard magazine crowned Outkast as the top contender on a list of the all-time greatest rap groups,

  • 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,

  • October 22, 2022By askhiphop

    As Hip Hop culture blossomed throughout the South Bronx in the late 1970s, B-boying became a crucial element that helped settle neighborhood disputes through dance battles instead of violence. Various dance crews were formed throughout the South Bronx, but their popularity began to fade in 1977.  Puerto Rican B-boy Jojo, a former hustler who had been

  • June 9, 2022By askhiphop

    Orlando Tive “Baby Lane” Anderson was born August 13, 1974 to Harvey Lee Anderson, and Charlotte Davis.   Charlotte worked 12-hour shifts as a bookkeeper, but weekends were heavily dedicated to family gatherings. Though Orlando’s parents split, he still had a stable childhood and grew up in the home of his great-grandmother who

  • June 24, 2019By askhiphop

    “You’se a d**k blower, tryin’ to speak the Dun Language / What the drilly with that though? It ain’t bangin’/ You hooked on Mobb-phonics, Infamous-bonics / Lyin’ to the Pop Dog like you got it!” Most people have unique ways of communicating in their social circles, crews or to their family. Emcees are no different

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