Monday, December 5, 2011

Happy Birthday: Jigga Man Turns 42

When hip-hop first burst onto the scene roughly thirty years ago, few music aficionados believed the genre would last this long -- and practically no one thought the artists behind the music would have a very long shelf life. But by constantly evolving and growing in ambition and appeal -- rap music managed to avoid the fate of other modern music trends (disco anyone?).

Rap icon Jay-Z turned 42 this past weekend and he certainly shows no signs of slowing down. The same could be said for over-the-hill hip-hop superstars Snoop Dogg, Wyclef Jean, Diddy, LL Cool J and many more. See if your favorite aging rapper made out list.

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