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August 8th is a remarkable date for hip-hop music.
6 years ago today, the collaborative album with Jay-Z and Kanye West — Watch the Throne was released to the world. This album consisted of many hits such as “No Church in the Wild,” “Ni**as in Paris,” “Otis,” and “Welcome to the Jungle.”
An incredible 29 years has also passed since NWA released their Straight Outta Compton album. NWA members were the late Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, MC Ren, DJ Yella, Arabian Prince, and the D.O.C. This was the group’s debut studio album that was the beginning of their stardom. The album included legendary tracks such as “Straight Outta Compton,” “F**k the Police,” and “Gangsta Gangsta.”
There is no question that this day marks as a significant date for hip-hop history. These renowned artists have topped the music industry in their own way and has continued to impact all hip-hop fans to this day.
Hip-hop fans will undoubtedly continue to be forever grateful for these phenomenal albums.
— Complex (@Complex) August 8, 2017
— Revohloo (@Revohloo) August 8, 2017
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