New York rapper Dave East is out here putting some respect on a few rap legends’ names. The hip-hop newcomer has celebrated the culture’s birth with a rare pic of Huddy 6, Nas and Big L.

Last night, Dave jumped on Instagram to salute Nasty Nas and the late rap heavyweights.

This week, Nas made sure to remember the birth of hip-hop some a handful of epic rap moments.

@kooldjherc thank you for giving birth to this thing of ours called Hip Hop

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In honor of hip-hop’s birthday, Google paid homage with its search page.