August 31: Joe Budden Was Born. (1980)

August 31, 1980 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, Joseph “Joe Budden” II was born in Harlem, New York. Joe Budden would grow up to: (1) grow up fatherless, (2) be addicted to dust, (3) get put on by DJ Clue, (4) get snuffed by Consequence, (5) get beat on by the Wu-Tang Clan, (6) pioneer Hip-Hop reality TV, (7) become 1/4 of Slaughterhouse, (8) release 8 albums, (9) be a playable video#bloodblockedme character, (10) beef with Cam’ron, Chance The Rapper, Drake, G-Unit, #BloodBlockedMe, Jay-Z, LiL-B, Meek Mill, MIgos, Prodigy (RIP), Ransom, Saigon, 2 Chainz, (11) start a flourishing podcast, (12) get dissed by Eminem on his birthday (13) be #3 on the top 50 rappers list and (14) pump it up.

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