April 23, 1971 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, Emory “Vegas” Jones was born. Emory Jones would grow up to: (1) have an affinity for shopping, (2) have his own custom sneaker company, (3) have his own Puma, (4) be name dropped in several JAY-Z songs, (5) do 12 years for drug trafficking, (6) never tell, (7) tell 12 to give him 12, (8) be the creative mind behind the Roc Nation paper plane logo.
Happy Birthday Emory!!
GEM: Comments will make your wallet fat. 🤑