Happy Birthday, Chief Keef!
Despite the controversy and criticism, Chief Keef has somehow managed to still remain one of hip-hop's more relevant acts. People still like the "I Don't Like" rapper who turns 20 years old today (Aug. 15).
Happy Birthday, Young Thug!
Young Thug is mainstream hip-hop's most eccentric personality. He's been wracked with legal troubles and release delays these past few weeks. But Thugger isn't going anywhere. Today (Aug. 9) is his 23rd birthday.
Happy Birthday, Coolio!
Veteran rapper Coolio is still a recognizable figure in hip-hop thanks to his wildly braided hair. Born Leon Ivey Jr., Coolio turns 52 years old today (Aug. 1).
Happy Birthday, Rita Marley!
A matriarch of the Marley family is celebrating their birthday. It's Bob Marley's wife Rita who turns 69 years old today (July 25).
Happy Birthday, Deborah Cox!
Singer Deborah Cox celebrates her 41st birthday today (July 13).
Happy Birthday, Lady Saw!
Lady Saw, the queen of the dancehall, turns 43 years old today (July 12).
Happy Birthday, Natalie La Rose!
Natalie La Rose, Flo Rida's protege, turns 27 years old today (July 12).
Happy Birthday, Goapele!
Goapele is one of the most underrated artist to emerge from the R&B scene. The songstress turns 38 years old today (July 11).
Happy Birthday, Christopher ‘Play’ Martin!
Christopher "Play" Martin of Kid N' Play turns 53 years old today (July 10).
Happy Birthday, Angel Haze!
Although the genre has a long way to go, hip-hop has expanded its horizons wide enough to allow a space for many more perspectives. Angel Haze is an example of that growth. The rapper, born Raee'n Roes Wilson, turns 24 years old today (July 10).