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Olu Dara

  • Jan 12, 1941 (age 79)

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2005
Nomination2005

Best Hip-Hop Video

Nominated for "Bridging the Gap".
MTV Video Music Award
2004
Hip Hop Honors
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TV ShowOct 13, 2004

Hip Hop Honors

The Hip Hop Honors is an annual event that airs on VH1. The …
The Hip Hop Honors is an annual event that airs on VH1. The television special honors old school and golden age hip hop rappers and contributors for their long-term influence and importance in the history of hip hop culture. It features live performances by most of the honorees along with new school artists who have been influenced by them in tribute. The show is taped at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan, New York City.
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2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
TV ShowJan 26, 2003

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Jimmy Kimmel Live! is an American late-night talk show, created …
Jimmy Kimmel Live! is an American late-night talk show, created and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, and broadcast on ABC. The nightly hour-long show made its debut on January 26, 2003 at Hollywood Masonic Temple in Hollywood, California as part of ABC's lead-out programming for Super Bowl XXXVII. Jimmy Kimmel Live! is produced by Jackhole Productions in association with ABC Studios. Having aired for more than twice as long as either The Dick Cavett Show (1969–1975) or Politically Incorrect (1997–2002), it is the longest running late-night talk show on the network.
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2001
Neighborhoods
AlbumFeb 20, 2001

Neighborhoods

Neighborhoods is the second solo album by jazz cornetist Olu …
Neighborhoods is the second solo album by jazz cornetist Olu Dara.
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SongFeb 20, 2001

Bluebird
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SongFeb 20, 2001

Herbman
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2000
106 & Park
TV ShowSep 11, 2000

106 & Park

106 & Park was an American hip hop and R&B music video …
106 & Park was an American hip hop and R&B music video show, set up in a countdown format, that was broadcast Monday to Friday at 6/5c on BET (7:00 pm on BET International). Since its inception, it had been the network's number-one rated show. On November 14, 2014, BET cancelled 106 & Park.
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1999
Best Jazz Album
Nomination1999

Best Jazz Album

Nominated for "In the World: From Natchez to New York".
Soul Train Music Award
1998
SongFeb 17, 1998

Harlem Country Girl
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In the World: From Natchez to New York
AlbumFeb 17, 1998

In the World: From Natchez to New York

In the World: From Natchez …
In the World: From Natchez to New York is the solo debut album by jazz cornetist Olu Dara. The album is Dara's debut at singing and playing guitar. Despite this Dara still plays a little cornet on the album.
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SongFeb 17, 1998

Bubber (If Only)
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SongFeb 17, 1998

Jungle Jay
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SongFeb 17, 1998

Your Lips
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SongFeb 17, 1998

Young Mama
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1996
Kansas City
MovieMay 1, 1996

Kansas City

A pair of kidnappings expose the complex power dynamics …
A pair of kidnappings expose the complex power dynamics within the corrupt and unpredictable workings of 1930s Kansas City.
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1991
Nomination1991

Outstanding Sound Design

Nominated for "Let Me Live".
Drama Desk Award
1973
Nas
ChildSeptember 1973

Nas

Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones (/nɑːˈsɪər/; born September …
Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones (/nɑːˈsɪər/; born September 14, 1973), known professionally as Nas (/nɑːz/), is an American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, and investor. The son of jazz musician Olu Dara, Nas has released eight consecutive platinum and multi-platinum albums and has sold over 30 million records worldwide. He is also an entrepreneur through his own record label; he serves as associate publisher of Mass Appeal magazine and the co-founder of Mass Appeal Records.
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1941
Olu Dara
Birth1941

Olu Dara

Olu Dara was born.
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