Origins of Jay-Z’s Roc-A-Fella Records Explained

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After being turned down by other record companies, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter founded Roc-A-Fella Records in 1996. Producer DJ Clark Kent, DJ Ski and others explain how they helped to found Roc-A-Fella and how influential the company became. In addition to the most popular Jay-Z albums, Roc-A-Fella’s discography includes the work … Continue reading

Tupac Shakur
Tupac’s Friends Recall Hearing the News of His Death


American celebrities Snoop Dogg, Eminiem, Jada Pinkett Smith and Marlon Wayans remember where they were when rapper Tupac Shakur was killed on September 13, 1996 in Las Vegas. Wayans, who was with him just before the shooting, says, “I saw Tupac, twenty minutes before he got shot.” Pinkett Smith was … Continue reading