As we proceed to give you what you need, here's another week in Hip Hop History!
January 8th2012 - The US Government, after a Freedom of Information Act request, releases Ol' Dirty Bastard's FBI file.
January 11th1971 - Mary J Blige was born in The Bronx, NY.
January 12th1996 - The spoof film, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, is released in theaters.
January 13th1998 - The L.O.X. released their debut album Money, Power & Respect
January 14th1968 - James Todd Smith, aka LL Cool J, was born in Bay Shore, NY.