Today in Rap History

Sub-Topics: Rappers

Events in Music

Events 1 - 4 of 4

1986-09-26 - RUN-DMC is 1st rap group to hit top 10 (Raisin' Hell)
1990-06-10 - Rap group 2 Live crew members arrested in Fla for obscenity
1990-10-03 - Florida record store owner Charles Freeman is found guilty of obsenity, for selling 2 Live Crew rap records
1992-05-20 - Rap singer raps 597 syllables in under 60 seconds

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 12 of 12

1930-05-08 - Gary Snyder, [Japhy Ryder], beat poet (Rip Rap & Cold Mountain Poems)
1958-02-16 - Ice-T [Tracy Marrow], Newark, New Jersey, American rapper and actor (New Jack City, Tank Girl, Crazy Six)
1960-12-22 - Luther Campbell (Luke), American rap artist (2 Live Crew)
1965-02-18 - Dr. Dre, [Andre Romelle Young], Compton, California, American rapper and record producer
1965-11-20 - Mike D[iamond], NYC, rap vocalist (Beastie Boys-You Gotta Fight)
1967-10-31 - Vanilla Ice, American rapper (Ice Ice Baby) and actor (Cool as Ice)
1968-11-25 - Erick Sermon, American rap music artist
1969-06-15 - Ice Cube, rap singer/actor (Boyz in the Hood, Anaconda)
1970-03-18 - Queen Latifah, rap singer/actress (Khadijah James-Living Single)
1971-06-05 - Mark Wahlberg, Boston, Massachusetts, rap singer (Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch) and actor (Boogie Nights, The Departed)
1971-06-16 - Tupac Shakur, East Harlem New York, American rap star/actor (Juice, Bullet) (killed in 1996)
Rapper Snoop DoggRapper Snoop Dogg (1971-10-20)
1971-10-20 - Snoop Dogg [Calvin Broadus], Long Beach, California, rapper (What's My Name, Gin & Juice)

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

1996-09-13 - Tupac Shakur, rap star/actor (Juice, Bullet), dies of internal bleeding after a drive by shotting at 25

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