Robert Johnson, the owner of Black Entertainment Television, became the first black billionaire in America in 2001.
Oh yeah, we can forget about the “A”. Before Outkast, Goodie Mob, Ti, we had a rapper by the name of MC Shy D. His influence in rap was very strong in the south back in the 80’s. An Atlanta rapper “New York native” was part of a movement in Atlanta that some will never forget.
Considered the G.O.A.T. “Greatest of All Time”, LL Cool J had a very successful run in hiphop. He drove the girls crazy in the 80’s and early 90’s. Check out “I Need Love” by LL Cool J
Black History month, Check out this man…. Jay Z give a lot of props to Big Daddy Kane. He was a leader of the hiphop movement during the 80’s. One of my favorite artist. Check him out!!!!
In 2007, Beyonce Knowles was featured on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue as the first female non-model and non-athlete to pose for the magazine.
The Greatest Rap Group of all time. Run DMC were definitely pioneers of rap/hiphop. The first rap group to go mainstream. Today, they are known worldwide and there music still lives in the heads of many hiphop lovers.
Sometimes as a hiphop artist/fan, you have to dig in the crates for good music. Hiphop has changed alot since the late 80’s early 90’s, the best era of hiphop. That’s my opinion though!!! What yall know bout KRS-1 “Love’s Gonna Get’Cha”, one of my favorite songs of all time…….