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"Player's Ball" is a 1993 song by the hip hop group Outkast. It was the group's first single and was later featured on their 1994 debut album, Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik. It discusses the nature of living in the South and growing up in a hip hop culture. 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... A song is a relatively short musical composition for the human voice (commonly accompanied by other musical instruments), which features words (lyrics). ... Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... OutKast is a multi-Grammy American hip hop duo based out of Atlanta, Georgia. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik is the debut music album by hip-hop duo, OutKast. ... The U.S. Southern states or the South, also known colloquially as Dixie, constitute a distinctive region covering a large portion of the United States, with its own unique heritage, historical perspective, customs, musical styles, and cuisine. ...


The term also refers to the Players Ball, Chicago's annual gathering of pimps. The party has been a November tradition since 1974, when pimps from across the country first gathered to celebrate the birthday of pimp Don Juan (now known as Bishop Don Magic Juan) [1]. The Players Ball is an annual gathering of pimps held in Chicago, Illinois. ... Nickname: The Windy City, The Second City, Chi Town, The City of Big Shoulders, The 312, The City that Works Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in Chicagoland and Illinois Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Incorporated March 4, 1837  - Mayor... A pimp finds and manages clients for a prostitute and engages them in prostitution (in brothels in most cases and some cases street prostitution) in order to profit from their earnings. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Don Magic Juan is an American hip-hop artist, actor, and self-proclaimed pimp from Chicago, Illinois who also claims to be an ordained minister. ...


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