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Shawn Corey Carter, 4 December 1969, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. Raised in Brooklyn, Carter was a school friend of the Notorious B.I.G. He first started releasing records in the late 80s, part-financing his music by hustling. In 1990, he appeared on records by his close friend Jaz (‘The Originators’) and Original Flavor (‘Can I Get Open’), and later scored an underground hit single with 1995’s ‘In My Lifetime’. Drawing on Jaz’s dealings with... Read more

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