January 14: Elliott Wilson Was Born. (1971)

January 05, 2009 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, Elliott Wilson was born. Elliott Wilson would grow up to: (1) earn a degree in liberal arts, (2) author books, (3) write for GQ, Vibe and Rolling Stone, (4) award mic-ratings at The Source, (5) become the editor in chief for XXL, (6) be known as YN, (7) help found Rap Radar, (8) launch Keep It Thoro radio show (9) co-create Ego Trip, (10) be held as a Top Music Industry Innovator and (11) become the Editorial Director of Culture & Content for Tidal. 

Happy Birthday YN!!!

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