While the summer heat continues, rap culture has also had it moments this time of year where, like a thermometer, tensions, record sales, and tragedy have run high.
Over the course of these seven days, at one time or another, albums have dropped, musical icons have passed away, and lawsuits have been filed.
As the saying goes, “You don’t know where you’re going until you know where you’ve been.”
Here is a look at notable events that took place in Hip-Hop this week from years past.
Check it out!