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Aaron Hall (born August 10, 1964, The Bronx, New York City and growing up in Brooklyn and Roosevelt, Long Island), is an American soul singer and songwriter.
An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.
All Eyez on Me is the fourth studio album by American rapper 2Pac (and the last to be released during his lifetime), released on February 13, 1996 by Death Row and Interscope Records.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.
The ARIA Charts are the main Australian music sales charts, issued weekly by the Australian Recording Industry Association.
Back in Black is the third album by American hip hop group Whodini.
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.
Bad Boy Records (also known as Bad Boy Entertainment) is an American record label founded in 1993 by Sean Combs.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
Blackstreet, often stylized as BLACKstreet, is an American R&B group founded in 1991 by Teddy Riley and Chauncey Hannibal, also known as "C.
Blender was an American music magazine that billed itself as "the ultimate guide to music and more".
"Brenda's Got a Baby" is the solo debut single by Tupac Shakur, and tenth track from his debut album, 2Pacalypse Now.
A cease and desist letter is a document sent to an individual or business to stop purportedly illegal activity ("cease") and not to restart it ("desist").
Cheo Hodari Coker (born December 12, 1972) is an American former music journalist turned television writer, producer and director known for such television series as Luke Cage, NCIS: Los Angeles, Southland and Ray Donovan.
Compton is a city in southern Los Angeles County, California, United States, situated south of downtown Los Angeles.
Crucifixion is a method of capital punishment in which the victim is tied or nailed to a large wooden beam and left to hang for several days until eventual death from exhaustion and asphyxiation.
"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 are a French electronic music duo from Paris formed in 1993 by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter.
Daniel O’Connor (born December 2, 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 Steward (born October 31, 1977) is a Chicago native known by his stage name Danny Boy or DB.
De La Soul is an American hip hop trio formed in 1987 on Long Island, New York.
Death Row Records (formerly Future Shock Entertainment and Tha Row Records) was an American record label founded in 1991 by Suge Knight, The D.O.C, and Dr. Dre.
"Do Me, Baby" is a 1981 ballad performed by Prince, from his fourth album, Controversy.
Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), better known by his stage name Dr.
DualDisc was a type of double-sided optical disc product developed by a group of record companies including MJJ Productions Inc, EMI Music, Universal Music Group, Sony/BMG Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group, and 5.1 Entertainment Group and later under the aegis of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Malcolm Greenidge (born July 7, 1974), known as E.D.I. Mean, and as of recently E.D.I. Don, is an American hip hop artist and a member of the Outlawz.
East Coast hip hop is a regional sub genre of hip hop music that originated in New York City during the 1970s.
The East Coast–West Coast hip hop rivalry was a feud between artists and fans of the East Coast hip hop and West Coast hip hop scenes in the United States, especially from the mid to late 1990s.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
Executive producer (EP) is one of the top positions in the making of a commercial entertainment product.
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.
G-funk, or gangsta-funk, is a subgenre of hip hop music that emerged from West Coast Gangsta rap in the early 1990s, heavily influenced by 1970s funk sound of artists such as Parliament-Funkadelic.
Gangsta rap or Gangster rap is a style of hip hop characterized by themes and lyrics that generally emphasize the "gangsta" lifestyle.
Gender studies is a field for interdisciplinary study devoted to gender identity and gendered representation as central categories of analysis.
"Hail Mary" is a single by American rapper Tupac Shakur 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, 1973July 10, 2015), better known by his stage name, Hussein Fatal, was an American rapper and member of the hip hop group Outlawz.
"I Gave You Power" is a 1996 jazz fusion-styled song on Nas' second album It Was Written.
The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.
Interscope Records is an American major record label.
It Was Written is the second studio album by American rapper Nas, released July 2, 1996 on Columbia Records in the United States.
Jermaine Lamarr Cole (born January 28, 1985) is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer.
James Edward Ingram (born February 16, 1952) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and instrumentalist.
James Rosemond (born February 5, 1965), often known as Jimmy Henchman or sometimes Jimmy Henchmen, is an American entertainment industry executive and convicted drug trafficker.
Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969) known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized JAY-Z), is an American rapper, songwriter, 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.
Junior M.A.F.I.A. was an American hip hop group from Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, New York.
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).
Katari Terrance Cox (born December 30, 1976) better known by his stage name Kastro, is an American rapper.
Kidada Ann Jones (born March 22, 1974) is an American actress, model, and fashion designer.
Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.
Lionel C. Martin is a music video director, film director and VJ from Queens, New York.
LisaRaye McCoy (born September 23, 1967), known as LisaRaye, is an American actress, model, businesswoman and fashion designer.
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.
This list provides a guide to the most important hip hop albums, as determined by their presence on compiled lists of significant albums: see the "Lists consulted" section for full details.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Me Against the World is the third studio album by American rapper 2Pac, released on March 14, 1995 by Out Da Gutta and Interscope Records.
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 was an American hip hop music duo from Queens, New York.
Tupac Shakur, a highly successful American hip hop artist, was fatally shot on September 7, 1996, in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Muzik was a British dance music magazine published by IPC Media from June 1995 to August 2003.
Mutah Wassin Shabazz Beale (مطاع واسن شهباز بيل) (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 by his stage name Nas, is an American rapper, record producer, actor and entrepreneur.
Naughty by Nature is a Grammy Award-winning American hip hop trio from East Orange, New Jersey consisting of Treach (Anthony Criss, born December 2, 1970), Vin Rock (Vincent Brown, born September 17, 1970), and DJ Kay Gee (born Keir Lamont Gist, September 15, 1969).
Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (3 May 1469 – 21 June 1527) was an Italian diplomat, politician, historian, philosopher, humanist, and writer of the Renaissance period.
"No Diggity" is a 1996 song released by American R&B group Blackstreet as the first single for their second studio album "Another Level" 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.
The Parental Advisory label (abbreviated PAL) is a warning label first introduced by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in 1985 and later adopted by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) in 2011.
Patti Austin (born August 10, 1950) is a Grammy Award-winning American R&B, pop and jazz singer.
People is an American weekly magazine of celebrity and human-interest stories, published by Meredith Corporation.
Philosophy (from Greek φιλοσοφία, philosophia, literally "love of wisdom") is the study of general and fundamental problems concerning matters such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language.
Political hip hop is a subgenre of hip hop music that was developed in the 1980s as a way of turning rap music into a call for action and a form of social activism.
Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and filmmaker.
Joe Paquette (May 5, 1963 – May 16, 2001), better known by his stage name Prince Ital Joe, was a Dominican American reggae recording artist best known for his collaborations with Marky Mark.
Quincy Delight Jones Jr. (born March 14, 1933), also known as "Q", is an American musician and record producer.
Quincy Delight Jones III (born 23 December 1968) (also known as QDIII, QD3 and Snoopy) is a Swedish-American music producer, film producer, and author.
R U Still Down? (Remember Me) is the sixth studio album by American rapper, 2Pac, released in November 25, 1997, and the first to be finished without his creative input.
Rapping (or rhyming, spitting, emceeing, MCing) is a musical form of vocal delivery that incorporates "rhyme, rhythmic speech, and street vernacular", which is performed or chanted in a variety of ways, usually over a backbeat or musical accompaniment.
A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.
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.
Religious studies, alternately known as the study of religion, is an academic field devoted to research into religious beliefs, behaviors, and institutions.
Contributions to painting and architecture have been especially rich.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly 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".
Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969), also known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy, Diddy, Love and Brother Love is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur.
In music, a single, record single or music single is a type of release, typically a song recording of fewer tracks than an LP record, an album or an EP record.
Sociology is the scientific study of society, patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture.
Marion Hugh "Suge" Knight Jr. (born April 19, 1965) is an American record producer, music executive, and a former American football player.
Sverigetopplistan (lit. "Sweden top list") 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 a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of the city of Los Angeles, California.
The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory (commonly shortened to The 7 Day Theory or Makaveli) is the fifth studio album by American rapper Tupac Shakur.
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.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
Christopher George Latore Wallace (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997), known professionally as The Notorious B.I.G., Biggie Smalls, or simply Biggie, was an American rapper.
Theology is the critical study of the nature of the divine.
"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 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 (born Lesane Parish Crooks; June 16, 1971September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names Tupac, 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor.
Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".
The Official Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom.
"Up Where We Belong" is a song written by Jack Nitzsche, Buffy Sainte-Marie and Will Jennings that was recorded by Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes for the 1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman.
"Uptown Anthem" is a 1992 song by hip-hop group Naughty by Nature.
Val Young (born Valaria Marie Young; June 13, 1958) also known as "Lady V", is an American recording artist from Detroit, Michigan, who achieved success during the 1980s.
Whodini is a hip hop group that was formed in 1981.
WhoSampled is a website and app database of information about sampled music or sample-based music, cover songs and remixes.
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, and 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 who is best known for being part of Tupac Shakur's rap group Outlawz.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
The 1996 MTV Video Music Awards aired live on September 4, 1996, honoring the best music videos from June 16, 1995, to June 14, 1996.
Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975), known professionally as 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, businessman, and investor.
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