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Rapper's of the 90's

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    Nas- Since 1994, Nas has released eight consecutive platinum and multi-platinum albums and sold over 25 million records worldwide. (Photo via Getty Images)
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    Eminem- After releasing his independent debut album Infinite in 1996, Eminem rose to mainstream popularity in 1999 with the release of his major-label debut album The Slim Shady LP. The LP also earned Eminem his first Grammy Award for Best Rap Album.(Photo via Getty Images)
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    Notorious B.I.G - When he released his debut album Ready to Die in 1994, he became a central figure in the East Coast hip hop scene. (Photo via Getty Images)
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    Big L - He released his debut album, Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous in 1995, and significantly contributed to the underground hip hop scene. He created his own independent label, Flamboyant Entertainment, in 1998 where he released one of his best known singles "Ebonics" (1998).(Photo via Getty Images)
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    Slick Rick - He rose to stardom in an era known to fans as the Golden age of hip hop. He has been ranked on Top 50 MCs of Our Time and Top 50 Lyricists of All Time. (Photo via Getty Images)
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    Snoop's debut album, Doggystyle, was released in 1993 under Death Row Records, debuting at No. 1 on both the Billboard 200 and Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts. (Photo via Getty Images)
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    In 1991, Shakur emerged as a solo artist—using the name 2Pac—with his debut album 2Pacalypse Now. (Photo via Getty Images)
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    Wu-Tang-Clan - releasing their debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), in November 1993, the album turned out to be critically acclaimed, and to date is regarded as one of the greatest hip hop albums of all time. (Photo via Getty Images)
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    His 1992 solo debut The Chronic, released under Death Row Records, led him to become one of the best-selling American performing artists of 1993 and to win a Grammy Award for the single "Let Me Ride".(Photo via Getty Images)
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    Ice Cube recorded his debut solo album, AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted, in Los Angeles with the Bomb Squad. The album was released in May 1990 and was an instant hit, riding and contributing to the rising tide of rap's popularity in mainstream society.(Photo via Getty Images)
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    Jay-Z released his 1996 debut album Reasonable Doubt with beats from acclaimed producers. The album is considered a landmark in the genre and has been ranked in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.(Photo via Getty Images)
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    In 1990 as an answer to people saying that his music had become too soft due to all of ballads on his previous album, LL Cool J released 'Mama Said Knock You Out.' The album went on to sell over 2,700,000 copies.(Photo via Getty Images)
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    Method Man's solo debut, Tical (1994) was critically acclaimed and well received, entering the American charts at #4 and eventually selling in excess of one million copies. (Photo via Getty Images)
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    Their first hit as Naughty by Nature was a track called "O.P.P.," which sampled the Jackson 5's hit "ABC" and was released in 1991 on their self-titled album Naughty by Nature. (Photo via Getty Images)