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Aaron Hall (born August 10, 1964, The Bronx, New York, grew up in Brooklyn, New York and Roosevelt, Long Island, is an American soul singer and songwriter. He is a current member of the group Guy, which he founded in the late 1980s, along with New jack swing producer Teddy Riley and songwriter Timmy Gatling, who was later replaced by Hall's brother Damion Hall.
An album is a sound recording format first used in gramophone (phonograph) records, and later in other analog recording and digital recording media.
All Eyez on Me is the fourth studio album by American rapper 2Pac, released February 13, 1996 under Death Row Records and distributed by Interscope Records.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide service website.
Anthology 3 is a compilation album by the Beatles released in October 1996 by Apple Records as part of The Beatles Anthology series.
The ARIA Charts are the main Australian music sales charts, issued weekly by the Australian Recording Industry Association.
Jamarr Antonio Stamps (born November 27, 1975), better known by the stage name Bad Azz, is an American rapper and member of Tha Dogg Pound Gangsta Crips, also known as DPGC.
Black Entertainment Television (BET) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the BET Networks division of Viacom.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 highest-ranking music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
Blackstreet, often stylized as BLACKstreet, are an American R&B group founded in 1991 by Teddy Riley and Chauncey Hannibal, also known as "C.
Robert "Bobby" Brown (born February 5, 1969) is an American R&B singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer and actor.
The BPI (British Recorded Music Industry) Limited, commonly known as the British Phonographic Industry or BPI, is the British recorded music industry's trade association.
Complex is a New York-based media platform for youth culture which was founded as a bi-monthly magazine by fashion designer Marc Ecko.
Crucifixion is a form of slow and painful execution in which the victim is tied or nailed to a large wooden cross and left to hang until dead.
"Da Funk" is an instrumental track by Daft Punk initially released as a single in 1995 and later included on their debut album Homework.
Daft Punk is an electronic music duo consisting of French musicians Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter.
Daniel O’Connor, (born December 13, 1968), best known as Danny Boy O’Connor, is an American rapper and a member of the hip-hop group, House of Pain.
Danny Boy or DB (born October 31, 1977) is the stage name of Chicago native Danny Boy Steward, a contemporary African-American soul singer.
De La Soul is an American hip hop trio formed in 1987 on Long Island, New York.
Death Row Records was a record company founded in 1991 by Dr. Dre and Suge Knight.
The Deutsche Alternative Charts (often referred to as DAC) is the primary record chart for Germany's alternative music scene.
Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), known by his stage name Dr.
"Dreaming of You" is a song recorded by American Tejano singer Selena for her fifth studio album, Dreaming of You (1995).
Malcolm Greenridge (born July 7, 1974), better known as E.D.I. Amin and EDIDON, is an American hip hop artist and a member of the Outlawz.
The East Coast–West Coast hip hop rivalry was a feud from about 1991 until 1997 between artists and fans of the East Coast hip hop and West Coast hip hop scenes in the United States, especially from 1994-1996.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Time Inc., that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
Fred Wesley (born July 4, 1943) is an American jazz and funk trombonist, best known for his work with James Brown in the 1960s and 1970s, as well as Parliament-Funkadelic in the second half of the 1970s.
Geto Boys (originally spelled Ghetto Boys) is a rap group from Houston, Texas, currently consisting of Willie D and Bushwick Bill.
"Hail Mary" is the final single by American rapper 2Pac from his final album The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory, under the new stage name, Makaveli.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
"How Do You Keep the Music Playing?" is a song composed by Michel Legrand, with lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman for the 1982 film Best Friends, where it was introduced by Patti Austin and James Ingram.
Tyrone Wrice, better known by his stage name, Hurt-M-Badd is an American music producer who has a production credit on Tupac Shakur's album The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory.
Bruce Edward Washington, Jr. (April 3, 1977July 10, 2015), better known by his stage name, Hussein Fatal, was an American rapper and member of the hip hop group Outlawz.
Interscope Records is an American record label.
James Edward Ingram (born February 16, 1952) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and instrumentalist.
Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known by his stage name Jay Z (formerly Jay-Z), is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur.
Jennifer Jean Warnes (born March 3, 1947) is an American singer, songwriter, arranger and record producer.
John Robert "Joe" Cocker, OBE (20 May 1944 – 22 December 2014) was an English singer and musician.
K-Ci & JoJo is an American R&B duo, consisting of brothers Cedric "K-Ci" Hailey (born September 2, 1969) and Joel "JoJo" Hailey (born June 10, 1971), Natives of Monroe, North Carolina, they are also the lead singers of the chart-topping R&B group Jodeci with the DeGrate brothers—Donald (better known as DeVante Swing) and Dalvin.
Katari Terrance Cox (born December 30, 1976) better known by his Stage name, Kastro, is an American rapper.
Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American hip hop recording artist from Compton, California.
Kidada Ann Jones (born March 22, 1974) is an American actress, model and fashion designer, who is best known for her work as a designer and taste leader for The Walt Disney Company, where she has a line known as Kidada for Disney Couture.
These are the Billboard magazine number one albums of 1996, per the ''Billboard'' 200.
These are the Billboard magazine R&B albums that have reached number-one in 1996.
These are the Billboard magazine R&B albums that reached number-one in 1997.
The Los Angeles Times, commonly referred to as the Times, is a paid daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California, since 1881.
MegaCharts, since 2008 called GfK Dutch Charts, is a chart company responsible for the composition and exploitation of a broad collection of official charts in the Netherlands, of which the Single Top 100 and the Album Top 100 are the most known ones.
Mobb Deep is an American hip hop duo from Queensbridge, Queens, New York, United States that consists of Havoc and Prodigy.
MTV (formerly an initialism of Music Television) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel which is a part of the "Viacom Music and Entertainment Group" unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom, which it is a subsidiary of.
Muzik was a UK dance music magazine published by IPC Media from June 1995 to August 2003.
Mutah Wassin Shabazz Beale (born October 7, 1977), better known as Napoleon, is a former member of Tupac Shakur's rap group Outlawz.
Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones (born September 14, 1973), better known as Nas, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and actor.
Naughty by Nature is a Grammy Award-winning American hip hop trio from East Orange, New Jersey that at the time of its formation in 1988 consisted of Treach (Anthony Criss, born December 2, 1970), former member Vin Rock (Vincent Brown, born September 17, 1970), and the DJ Kay Gee (born Keir Gist, September 15, 1969).
Nice & Smooth was an East Coast hip hop duo from New York that consists of Greg Nice (Greg Mays) and Smooth B (Daryl Barnes) and their DJ Teddy Tedd (Tedd Whiting) The duo released four albums from the late 1980s to the late 1990s.
"No Diggity" is a song by American R&B group Blackstreet featuring Dr. Dre and Queen Pen.
Outlawz, formerly known as Outlaw Immortalz and Dramacydal, was an American hip hop group founded by Tupac Shakur in late 1995 after Shakur's release from prison.
Patti Austin (born August 10, 1950) is an American R&B, Pop and jazz singer.
Prince Roger Nelson (born June 7, 1958), known by his mononym Prince, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor.
Joe Paquette (May 5, 1963 – May 16, 2001), better known as Prince Ital Joe, was a Dominican-born American musician best known for his collaborations with Marky Mark.
Kamaal Ibn John Fareed (born Jonathan Davis on April 10, 1970), better known by his stage name Q-Tip, is an American rapper and record producer from St. Albans, Queens, New York.
Quincy Delight Jones, Jr. (born March 14, 1933) is an American record producer, conductor, arranger, composer, musician, television producer, film producer, instrumentalist, magazine founder, entertainment company executive, and humanitarian.
Quincy Delight Jones III (born) (also known as QDIII, QD3 and Snoopy) is a composer, music producer, film producer, and author.
R U Still Down? (Remember Me) is the second posthumous album by 2Pac, released in 1997, and the first to be finished without his creative input.
Rapping (or emceeing, MCing, spitting bars, or rhyming) is "spoken or chanted rhyming lyrics".
A record label is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.
A record producer is an individual working within the music industry, whose job is to oversee and manage the recording (i.e. "production") of an artist's music.
Recorded Music NZ (formerly Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ)) is a non-profit trade association of record producers, distributors and recording artists who sell music in New Zealand.
Rolling Stone is a biweekly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
Roy Charles Hammond (born August 3, 1939), better known as Roy C or Roy "C", is an American southern soul singer, songwriter and record executive, best known for his 1965 hit, "Shotgun Wedding".
In music, sampling is the act of taking a portion, or sample, of one sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or a sound recording in a different song or piece.
Brad Terrence Jordan (born November 9, 1970), better known by his stage name Scarface, is an American rapper, music producer, and author.
Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969), also known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Puffy, Diddy, and P. Diddy, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur.
Selena Quintanilla-Pérez (April 16, 1971 – March 31, 1995) was an American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, actress, and fashion designer.
"Smile" is the lead single released from Scarface's fourth album, The Untouchable.
Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. (born October 20, 1971 or 1972), best known by his stage name Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper and actor from Long Beach, California.
Marion Hugh “Suge” Knight, Jr. (born April 19, 1965) is an American record producer and music executive.
SverigeTopplistan, is the Swedish national record chart, earlier known as Topplistan (1975–1997) and Hitlistan (1998–2007) and known by its current name since October 2007, based on sales data from the Swedish Recording Industry Association (in Swedish Grammofonleverantörernas förening).
Tarzana is an affluent, highly educated neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of the city of Los Angeles, California.
Tha Doggfather is the second studio album by American rapper Snoop Doggy Dogg; it was released, by The "New and Untouchable" Death Row Records on November 12, 1996.
The Beatles were an English rock band, formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The J.B.'s (sometimes punctuated The JB's or The J.B.s) was the name of James Brown's band from 1970 through the early 1980s.
Christopher George Latore Wallace (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997), better known by his stage names The Notorious B.I.G, Biggie, or Biggie Smalls, was an American rapper.
The Untouchable is the fourth studio album by American rapper Scarface.
"To Live & Die in L.A." is the second single from Tupac Shakur's final album he worked on during his life, The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory.
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (formerly Top R&B/Black Albums) is a chart published by Billboard magazine that ranks R&B and hip hop albums based on sales in the United States and is compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.
"Toss It Up" is a song by rapper Tupac Shakur under the new stage name, Makaveli, hence making it the first song released under this name.
Tupac Amaru Shakur (June 16, 1971September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names 2Pac and (briefly) Makaveli, was an American rapper, author, actor, and poet.
The UK Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom.
Until the End of Time is the fourth posthumous studio album released from the late rapper Tupac Shakur, following his previous post-humous albums "The Don Killuminati The 7 Day Theory", "R U Still Down (Remember Me)" and "Still I Rise".
"Up Where We Belong" is a Platinum-certified, Grammy Award-winning hit song written by Jack Nitzsche, Buffy Sainte-Marie, and Will Jennings.
"Uptown Anthem" is a 1992 song by hip-hop group Naughty by Nature.
Val Young (born Valaria Marie Young; June 13, 1962) also known as "Lady V", is an American recording artist from Detroit, Michigan, who achieved success during the 1980s.
Vibe is a music and entertainment magazine founded by producer Quincy Jones.
WatchMojo.com is a privately held video content producer, publisher and syndicator based in Montréal, Quebec, Canada.
Whodini is a hip hop group that was formed in 1981.
XXL is an American hip hop magazine, published by Townsquare Media, founded in 1997.
Yafeu Akiyele Fula (October 9, 1977 – November 10, 1996), better known by his stage name, Yaki Kadafi, was an American rapper who was best known as a founder and member of the rap groups Outlawz and Dramacydal.
Rufus Cooper III (born March 21, 1978), also known by his stage name Young Noble, is an American rapper.