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    April 3rd

    2008 - Jay-Z signs a 360 contract deal with Live Nation, this spurs the creation of his new Roc Nation record label.
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    April 4th

    2009 - Run-D.M.C. was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
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    April 5th

    1973 - Pharrell Williams was born in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
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    April 5th

    1964 - Christopher Reid, aka Kid from Rap Group Kid 'N Play was born in The Bronx, New York.
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    April 6th

    1999 - Nas releases the Number 2 Album, I Am, his third release
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    April 8th

    1964 - Marcel Theo Hall, aka Biz Markie, was born in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey.