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Transcript of Hip Hop
Birthday: June 16, 1971
Death: September 13, 1996
Place of birth: New York, New York
Place of death: Las Vegas, Nevada
During the 1970's
First Earth Day was observed (1970)
A ban on radio & TV cigarette ads went into affect (1971)
26th Amendment ratified, allowing 18 year olds to vote (1971)
President Nixon got re-elected (1972)
Bill Gates found Microsoft (1975)
It Originated in the streets of South Bronx in New York City in the 1970's.
It formed when block parties became popular.
Was created by Blacks and Puerto Rican people in the South Bronx.
Was created to stop youth from joining gangs.
"Today, Biggie is still one of the music industry's most admired hip-hop artists. Several musicians have paid tribute to Biggie by mentioning him in their songs, and his musical style has been emulated by countless up-and-coming artists. Undoubtedly, Biggie's talent as a writer and rapper will continue to be acknowledged for decades to come."
As an American rapper and actor, Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide, which made him one of the best-selling music artists of all time. " MTV ranked him at number two on their list of The Greatest MCs of All Time and Rolling Stone named him the 86th Greatest Artist of All Time. His double disc album All Eyez on Me is one of the best selling hip hop albums of all
"Tupac Shakur." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 25 May 2014. Web. 26 May 2014.
"Christopher George Latore Wallace." 2014. The Biography.com website. May 29 2014 http://www.biography.com/people/biggie-smalls-20866735.
Birthday: May 21, 1972
Death: March 9, 1997
Place of Birth: New York, New York
Place of Death: Los Angeles, California
Full Name: Christopher George Latore Wallace