While perusing my comments section last week I stumbled upon a discussion about former record exec E-Class and former Miami rapper Jacki O. E-Class is the formidable looking gentleman in this photo with rapper The Game at STORY's Halloween bash last week.
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Popular late night comedian Jimmy Fallon is the new host of The Tonight Show. Fallon took over the reigns of The Tonight Show following NBC's announcement last Spring that Leno would leave The Tonight Show. Fallon has a healthy respect for Hip Hop, as evidenced by his hilarious "Evolution of Hip Hop Dance" skit with Will Smith on Monday.
Smith and Fallon performed many of the familiar dance moves that have (thankfully) come and gone, such as my personal favorite "The Carlton Dance," named after Carlton, from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Some of you weren't even born when the youngest in charge, Special Ed dropped his blazing debut album of the same name when he was a mere lad of 16. Propelled by the album's scorchers, "I Got It Made" and "I'm The Magnificent," Ed's album, Youngest in Charge, went on to sell more than 500,000 copies in 1989.
The Jamaican-born rhyme slayer followed up those hits with "Come On, Let's Move It" off his sophomore album Legal, which dropped in 1990 when Ed turned 18.
But where is Special Ed now?
From press release:
Ludacris is the southern rhyme slinger whose style changed the game. He broke into hip hop as an Atlanta radio DJ but when he flipped his skills into rapping people weren't convinced. Ludacris refused to take no for an answer and through sheer perseverance parlayed his quick witted raps into an award winning music and acting career that brought him millions. Despite his success Ludacris suffered through intense personal hardships. For the first time publicly he opens up about his father, his feud with Bill O'Reilly and the drive that carried him to the top.
You don't understand how the young girls swooned over this man when his single "Soft and Wet" was released in 1978. We didn't have blogs or even the Internet back then, so we didn't see Prince's Metrosexuality gradually transform before our very eyes. Prince emerged on the scene at a time when the Jackson 5's popularity was waning, and he was so beautiful with his piercing brown eyes and big afro.