August 17: Plug Won Was Born. (1969)

August 17, 1969 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, Kelvin “Plug Won” Mercer was born in The Bronx, New York. Posdnuos would grow up to: (1) become 1/3 of De La Soul, (2) DJ in high school, (3) be a part of Native Tongues and Spitkicker collectives, (4) release 9 albums as a group and (5) win a Grammy. Happy Birthday Posdnuos!

ABOVE: Posdnous Rap City Freestyle
ABOVE: Posdnous speaks on The Roots vs De La Soul

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