May 5, 1983 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, the homie Benjamin “Wrekonize” Miller was born in London, England. Wrekonize would grow up to: (1) move to the US when he was 5, (2) have parents who were in a band, (3) be introduced to and inspired by Guru (RIP), (4) take up graffiti, (5) become a member of Mayday, (6) be tired of being modest, (7) get stood up by Roc-a-fella after winning a MTV contest for a recording contract, (8) and release 4 solo albums.
Happy Birthday Wrekonize!
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