Today in Rapper History

Sub-Topics: Eminem - Vanilla Ice

Events in Music

Events 1 - 2 of 2

1993-10-31 - Rapper Tupac Shakur charged with aggravated assault
2001-01-04 - Rapper Vanilla Ice spends night in jail after allegedly ripping out some of his wife's hair during a row

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 217

1958-02-16 - Ice-T [Tracy Marrow], Newark, New Jersey, American rapper and actor (New Jack City, Tank Girl, Crazy Six)
1959-03-16 - Flavor Flav, American rapper, and reality tv star
1959-08-09 - Kurtis Blow, NYC, rapper (Krushgroove-The Breaks)
1960-08-01 - Chuck D, [Chuck Ridenhour], US rapper (Public Enemy)
1961-05-30 - Trey Parker, rapper/actor (Newsies, Hull High)
1961-08-02 - Cold 187um, American rapper (Above the Law)
1962-03-30 - M C Hammer, [Stanley Kirk Burrell], Oakland Ca, rapper (Hammer Time)
1963-01-26 - Jazzie B, [Beresford Romeo], English rapper (Soul II Soul-Feel Free)
1963-08-01 - Coolio [Artis Leon Ivey Jr.], Monessen Pennsylvania, rapper (Gangsta Paradise)
1963-08-12 - Sir Mix A Lot, American rapper
1963-09-07 - Eric Eazy-E Wright, rapper
Rapper CoolioRapper Coolio (1963-08-01)
1964-02-29 - Jahred Shane, Afro-Brazilian rapper/singer of Hed PE
1964-04-05 - Christopher "Kid" Reid, American rapper (Kid 'n Play)
1964-11-14 - Joseph "Run" Simmons, New York, American rapper (Run DMC)
1964-11-14 - Rev Run, American rapper
1965-01-22 - Jazzy Jeff Townes, rapper (Parents Just Don't Understand)
1965-02-18 - Dr. Dre, [Andre Romelle Young], Compton, California, American rapper and record producer
1965-08-20 - KRS-One, American rapper
1965-11-20 - Sen Dog, Cuban rapper (Cypress Hill)
1966-01-17 - Rexton Gordon, Jamaican dj/rapper (Shabba Ranks-Extra Naked)
1966-03-04 - Grand Puba, American rapper
1966-04-28 - Too Short, American rapper
1966-08-22 - GZA, American rapper
1966-11-04 - Kool Rock, [Damon Wimbley], rapper (Fat Boys-Jail House Rock)
1966-12-04 - Masta Ace, American rapper
1967-01-01 - Tim Dog, American rapper
Rapper Dr. DreRapper Dr. Dre (1965-02-18)
1967-01-18 - M C Tab, [Sharon Richard], NYC, rapper
1967-04-12 - Mellow Man Ace, Cuba, spanish rapper/actor (Only the Strong)
1967-04-29 - Master P, American rapper
1967-05-10 - Young MC, American rapper
1967-05-18 - Rob Base, American rapper
1967-05-24 - Heavy D, rapper
1967-10-31 - Vanilla Ice, American rapper (Ice Ice Baby) and actor (Cool as Ice)
1967-11-15 - E-40, American rapper
1968-01-14 - LL Cool J, [James Todd Smith], St Albans NY, rapper (Bigger & Deffer)
1968-01-27 - Tricky, English rapper
1968-01-28 - Rakim, born William Michael Griffin Jr., American rapper
1968-05-13 - PMD, American rapper
1968-06-10 - The D.O.C., American rapper
1968-09-10 - Big Daddy Kane, American rapper
1968-09-18 - Cappadonna, American rapper
Actor Will SmithActor Will Smith (1968-09-25)
1968-09-25 - Will Smith [The Fresh Prince], actor/rapper (Men in Black, Independence Day, Fresh Prince)
1968-10-22 - Shaggy [Orville Richard Burrell], Kingston, Jamaica, reggae rapper (Boombastic)
1968-11-15 - Ol' Dirty Bastard, American rapper (d. 2004)
1969-01-10 - Doug E Doug, rapper/comedian (Operation Dumbo Drop, Jungle Fever)
1969-02-15 - Bryan Williams, American record executive and rapper
1969-03-05 - MC Solaar, French rapper
1969-06-14 - MC Ren, American rapper
1969-07-05 - RZA, American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan)
1969-08-18 - Masta Killa, American rapper
1969-08-19 - Nate Dogg, American rapper
1969-11-04 - Sean Combs [Puff Daddy], New York City, rapper/record producer (Come to Me, I'll be Missing You)
1969-12-04 - Jay-Z, Brooklyn, New York City, American rapper (Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint)
1969-12-24 - Kenny "Damn" Kelly, Paterson NJ, rapper (Riff-Judy had a Boyfriend)
1970-01-12 - Raekwon, American rapper
1970-01-18 - DJ Quik, American rapper
Rapper & Record Producer Jay-ZRapper & Record Producer Jay-Z (1969-12-04)
1970-04-17 - Redman, American rapper
1970-05-15 - Prince Be, rapper (PM Dawn)
1970-06-02 - B-Real, American rapper (Cypress Hill)
1970-06-21 - Pete Rock, American rapper/producer
1970-07-02 - Monie Love, English rapper
1970-07-05 - Mac Dre, American rapper (d. 2004)
1970-07-06 - Inspectah Deck, American rapper
1970-08-16 - Killah Priest, American rapper
1970-08-19 - Fat Joe, American rapper
1970-09-22 - Mystikal, American rapper
1970-10-05 - South Park Mexican, American rapper
1970-11-09 - Scarface, American rapper
1970-11-10 - Warren G, American rapper
1970-12-18 - Cowboy Troy, American rapper
1970-12-18 - DMX, American rapper and actor
1971-05-14 - Raphael Wiggins, Oakland California, rapper (Lifelines)
1971-06-18 - Nathan Morris, [Alex Vanderpool], Phila Pa, rapper (Boyz II Men)
1971-12-16 - Michael S McCary, [Boss], Phila Pa, rapper (Boyz II Men)
1972-02-02 - Tego Calderón , nominated reggaeton singer/rapper.
1972-02-20 - K-OS, Canadian musician/rapper
1972-05-21 - The Notorious B.I.G. [Christopher Wallace], New York City, New York, rapper (Life After Death), (d. 1997)
1972-08-12 - Del "The Funkee Homosapian", rapper
1972-09-26 - Shawn Stockman, [Slim], Phila Pa, rapper (Boyz II Men)
Rapper EminemRapper Eminem (1972-10-17)
1972-10-17 - Eminem [Marshall Bruce Mathers III], Saint Joseph Missouri, rapper and movie star ('The Real Slim Shady', 'Stan' and '8 Mile')
1972-11-23 - Kurupt, rapper (Tha Dogg Pound)
1973-07-29 - Wanya Morris, [Squirt], Phila Pa, rapper (Boyz II Men)
1974-02-21 - Wish Bone, American rapper, (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony)
1974-04-08 - Chino XL, American rapper
1974-04-14 - Shawntae Harris, American rapper
1974-04-24 - Joseph Bruce, American rapper
1974-05-21 - Havoc, American rapper (Mobb Deep)
1974-05-30 - Big L, American rapper (d. 1999)
1974-08-20 - Big Moe, American rapper (d. 2007)
1974-09-13 - Keith Murray, American rapper
1974-09-18 - Xzibit, American rapper
1974-10-13 - Joseph Utsler, American rapper (Insane Clown Posse)
1974-11-02 - Nelly, American rapper
1974-11-02 - Prodigy, American rapper (Mobb Deep)
1974-11-09 - Joe C., American rapper (d. 2000)
1974-11-09 - Uncle Kracker, American singer and rapper
1974-11-28 - apl.de.ap, American rapper (Black Eyed Peas)
1974-12-09 - Canibus, American rapper
1975-02-10 - Kool Savas, German rapper
1975-02-17 - Wish Bone, American rapper

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 25 of 25

1990-07-15 - Troy Dixon, rapper (Trouble T-Roy of Heavy D), dies at 22 of a fall
1993-12-18 - Charizma, American rapper (b. 1973)
1995-03-26 - Rapper-E (Eazy Eric Wright), dies at 31
1996-07-31 - Seagram Miller, American rapper (b. 1970)
1997-03-09 - The Notorious B.I.G. [Christopher Wallace], American rapper shot dead at 24
1999-02-15 - Big L, American rapper (b. 1974)
1999-03-28 - Freaky Tah, American rapper (Lost Boyz) (b. 1971)
1999-05-21 - Karnail "Bugz" Pitts, American rapper (D12) (b. 1979)
2000-02-07 - Big Pun, Puerto Rican-American rapper (b. 1971)
2000-11-16 - Joe C., American rapper (b. 1974)
2002-04-25 - Lisa Lopes, American rapper (TLC) (b. 1971)
2002-10-30 - Jam Master Jay, American rapper and musician (Run DMC) (b. 1965)
2003-11-26 - Soulja Slim, American rapper (b. 1978)
2004-11-01 - Mac Dre, American rapper (b. 1970)
2004-11-13 - Ol' Dirty Bastard, American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan) (b. 1968)
2006-02-10 - J Dilla, American rapper/producer (b. 1974)
2006-04-11 - Proof, American rapper (D12) (b. 1973)
2006-05-01 - Big Hawk, American rapper (b.1969)
2007-10-14 - Big Moe, American rapper (b. 1974)
2007-12-04 - Pimp C, American Rapper (b. 1973)
2008-04-20 - VL Mike, American Rapper (b. 1976)
2009-05-18 - , lla American Rapper a.k.a. Roderick Anthony Burton II (b.1987)
2010-04-19 - Keith "Guru" Elam, American rapper (b. 1966)
2010-10-16 - Eyedea, American rapper (Eyedea & Abilities) (b. 1981)
2011-03-15 - Nate Dogg, American rapper, Nathaniel Dwayne Hale. (b. 1969)


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