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Google Taps Prince Paul For Hip-Hop Anniversary Doodle

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The legend will provide a score to Google's hip-hop anniversary doodle

Tomorrow, August 11th, seems to be a mutually agreed upon day that marks the moment hip-hop was founded. The day DJ Kool Herc stretched the sweetspot on a piece of wax by doubling-up on the hardware, because, as 9th Wonder put it "you always need two copies."

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In celebration of the culture's 44th anniversary, Google will be dedicating one of its doodles. For 48 hours, the ever-changing homepage logo will be adorned with a crate of records and a turntable. Should you choose to click, a selection of three unreleased instrumentals from the legendary Prince Paulwill bless the moment and toast to 44 years strong.

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Check in tomorrow morning for the Prince Paul-scored anniversary logo and revisit his latest project with the supergroup, BROOKZILL!, via iTunes below.