August 1: Myspace Is Launched. (2003)

August 1, 2003 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, Tom’s Myspace was born. Mannnnnn.. let me tell you about that BROWSE button. đź‘€

ABOVE: Do You Remember Myspace?

Sliding in the DM’s ain’t nothin’ new youngster. But, not only was the social media platform a cool place to meet friends, Myspace also played a pivotal role in the careers of some of your favorite artists including the old Nicki Minaj, Drake, Sean Kingston, SouljaBoy —

… oh wait Kid Cudi, Miguel, The Cool Kids, Odd Future pretty much formed on MySpace. Hell, I 1st heard J. Cole on MySpace and I was sold.

ABOVE: Myspace Days West Coast Hits

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