Today In Hip Hop History: Jay Z released his fifth album ‘The Dynasty: Roc La Familia’ on October 31st, 2000. ‘The Dynasty: Roc La Familia’ was originally a Roc-A-Fella Records compilation album. The album would showcase Roc-A-Fella artists Memphis Bleek, Beanie Sigel, Amil and Freeway, but was ultimately marketed as a Jay Z solo album […]

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Today In Hip Hop History: Outkast released their fourth album ‘Stankonia’ on October 31st, 2000. Singles released off the album included “B.O.B”, “Ms. Jackson” and “So Fresh, So Clean”.          

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Today In Hip Hop History: Cypress Hill released ‘Cypress Hill: III Temples Of Boom’ On October 31st, 1995. The album featured the track “No Rest for the Wicked”, which ignited the feud between Cypress Hill and rapper Ice Cube, who they claimed stole the hook from the Friday theme song from the band’s “Throw Your […]

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Today In Hip Hop History: Ice Cube released his second album ‘Death Certificate’ on October 29th, 1991. ‘Death Certificate’ featured the diss track “No Vaseline”, which is a response to his former rap group N.W.A. “No Vaseline” is considered to be one of the greatest diss tracks of all time due to its explicit and […]

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Today In Hip Hop History: Mase released his debut album ‘Harlem World’ on October 28, 1997. Singles released off the album included “Feel So Good”, “What You Want”, “Lookin’ at Me”, and “24 Hrs. to Live”.            

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Today In Hip Hop History: Dilated Peoples ( DJ Babu, Evidence and Rakaa) released their second album ‘Expansion Team’ on October 23rd, 2001. ‘Expansion Team’ features production from Dilated members Evidence and Babu, as well as DJ Premier, The Alchemist, Da Beatminerz, Questlove of The Roots and JuJu of The Beatnuts. Guru of Gang Starr, […]

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Today In Hip Hop History: Westside Connection, the West Coast rap group formed by Mack 10, WC and Ice Cube, released ‘Bow Down’ on October 22nd, 1996. The album featured production from Bud’da, QDIII, Ice Cube and more. Singles released off the album included “Bow Down” and “Gangstas Make the World Go Round”     […]

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Today In Hip Hop History: The Firm released their first and only album ‘The Album’ on October 21st, 1997. The project was created by rapper Nas, his manager Steve Stoute and producers Dr. Dre and Trackmasters, who came up with the idea of forming a hip hop supergroup. The original line-up included Nas, AZ, Foxy […]

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Today In Hip Hop History: Black Moon, the group composed of members Buckshot, 5 ft and DJ Evil Dee (of Da Beatminerz), released their debut album ‘Enta Da Stage’ October 19th, 1993. Singles included “Who Got da Props?”, “How Many MC’s…”, “I Got Cha Opin (remix)”, and “Buck Em Down (remix)”.         […]

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Watch all the BET Hip Hop Awards 2018 Cyphers:   Flawless Real Talk, Casanova, Shawn Smith, Phora, Reason     YBN Cordae, Tobe Nwigwe, Duckwrth, BlocBoy JB     Sharaya J, Chika, Neelam Hakeem, Bri Steves     Vic Mensa, G Herbo, Taylor Benett , Nick Grant      

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