Amber Rose Breaks Down In Tears Over Wiz Khalifa & Kanye West During 'S*** Walk' In L.A.: "I Forgive Them" (Video)
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-Death of Bronx Legend Big Pun
-R&B Princess Aaliyah is killed in a plane crash
-Reality TV takes over. Reality TV television sees an explosion of global popularity
-Rapper Shyne is sentenced to 10 years in prison for a club shooting involving P. Diddy
-Upcoming Rapper 50 Cent is shot 9 times and left for dead in Queens. He survives his wounds and focuses on his music
-Jay-Z and Nas trade jabs on record and take part in one of the most high-profile feuds in the history of hip-hop music
-I-Tunes is created and introduced and takes over the music industry
-Apple launches a portable media player called an I-Pod. As of September 9, 2009, more than 220,000,000 iPods had been sold worldwide, making it the best-selling digital audio player series in history
-9/11- Terrorists Attack New York City in one of the worst attacks ever on U.S. Soil
-Eminem Takes on Benzino and the entire Source Magazine
-The introduction of Satellite Radio
-TLC Member Lisa “Left-Eye” Lopes is killed in a car accident
-American Idol: The Search for A Superstar debuts. American Idol goes on to launch the careers of Kelly Clarkson, Ruben Studdard, Fantasia Burrino, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Hicks, Jordin Sparks and Jennifer Hudson
-Ja Rule, a megastar at the time watches his value decrease in the music industry as 50 Cent publicly ends his career.
-Comedian Dave Chappelle debuts his weekly sketch comedy show called “Chappelle’s Show”
-Legendary singer/songwriter Barry White dies
-President Bush announces that war against Iraq has begun
-Jay-Z is named President of Def Jam Records
-Kanye West releases “College Dropout” and becomes a massive commercial success, producing three top 10 singles
-While about to walk on stage to receive a lifetime achievement award at the VIBE Awards, Dr. Dre is punched in the face. A brawl ensues and it was alleged that Young Buck stabbed the attacker in the chest with a knife
-Facebook is created
-The Introduction of Serato. Serato changed the way DJS spin music. Serato turned DJS from analog to digital musicans.
-Legendary singer/songwriter Luther Vandross dies
-Jay-Z and Damon Dash part ways and rumors spread about the break-up of Rocafella Records
-Hurricane Katrina wipes out several cities and becomes one of the most costliest and deadliest hurricanes in the United States
-A user-generated video content sharing website called YouTube is created and changes the way the world views videos.
-Saddam Hussein is captured and sentenced to death by hanging
-MySpace is launched and becomes the biggest social networking site in the United States
-Former rivals Jay-Z and Nas end their long going feud. Jay-Z signs Nas to Def Jam
-The Blu-ray Disc format is released in the United States
-An unarmed man named Sean Bell is killed on his wedding day in Queens by police who fired over 50 shots at the unarmed man. The incident sparked fierce criticism of the police from many members of the public.
-A sex tape is released featuring Brandy's little brother, Ray-J and an unknown Kim Kardashian. After the tape is released, both Kim Kardashian and Ray-J become huge stars.
- 50 Cent placed investment funds into the Glaceau parent company and in turn they
-T.I. gets locked up at the BET Awards for purchasing an arsenal of weapons
-Tensions rise in the Dipset camp with Cam’ron, Jim Jones and Juelz Santana
-Da Brat was involved in the altercation that ended in assault on a club-goer at a Halloween party. Da Brat supposedly attacked her from behind, striking her in the face with a rum bottle. She was sentenced to three years in prison, seven years of probation, and 200 hours of community service
-50 Cent takes over the internet with the creation of Thisis50.com
-Atlanta Falcons Star Mike Vick is charged with taking part and being involved in a dog fighting ring
-Remy Ma is locked up and charged with shooting her best friend at a club, apparently over missing money
-Collipark’s teen sensation Soulja Boy releases his single "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" and reaches number one on the Billboard Hot 100
-MTV names Lil Wayne Hottest MC of 2007
-Lil Wayne reintroduces himself to the rap world by releasing series of mixtapes and collaboration. He releases “The Carter 3” and sells over 1 million records his first week.
-Legendary singer/songwriter Isaac Hayes dies
-Music Powerhouse’s Jay-Z and Beyonce officially get married.
-50 Cent announces that Young Buck is no longer a member of the group, G-Unit
-King of Comedy, Bernie Mac dies of pneumonia
-MTV names Kanye West Hottest MC of 2008
-American Idol superstar Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew are killed by the estranged husband of Hudson's sister
-Michael Phelps surpasses Mark Spitz in Gold Medals won at a single Olympics, winning eight
-Clueless and 8 Mile star, Brittany Murphy suddenly dies after going into Cardiac Arrest