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20 Years Later: Why 1996 Was Such A Crucial Year In Houston’s Hip-Hop History

The sound of Houston rap, a permeable gumbo of synthesized G-Funk bathed and washed in soul samples, organs and bass-heavy drums was just coming into its own in the mid…

Watch Biggie and Jay-Z Perform “Get Money” in ’96

Arguably two of the greatest emcees to hail from Brooklyn, Notorious B.I.G and Jay-Z shared a fellowship that extended far beyond hip-hop. But the relationship between…

Michael Jackson’s White Glove Fetches Nearly $50K In Auction

The white glove Michael Jackson wore in 1996 sold at an auction in Australia on Sunday (August 6) for a reported $49,000. According to the Associated Press, the number…