E-40’s legacy should always be remembered amongst all rap fans. His contributions to the genre, especially to the West Coast sound, have been vital to the growth of it. Since his career took off in the 1990s, E-40 has given us plenty of classic tracks like, “Captain Save a H**,” “Tell Me When to Go,” and so many others to name. Born Earl Stevens on November 15, 1967, in Vallejo, California, the rapper now further cements his legacy with a well-deserved honor. A short time ago, HipHopDX discovered that E-40 official got a street named after him.
Around early August, news was circulating that he was going to be receiving a street under his name. Now, it is finally official as of yesterday. E-40 took the time to thank his hometown for the prestigious acknowledgment of his career. The icon posted a picture of him next to the new street sign on his Instagram.
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E-40 Takes It All In On His Instagram Post
“Never in my wildest dreams did I ever expect to have my childhood street in Vallejo named after me! Don’t ever give up on your dreams! Thank you to the @CityofVallejo.” On top of this, he also got the key to Vallejo. It is just the second time in the city’s 173-year existence that they have given out the key. Finally, the most special part about this, is that the street is the one E-40 grew up on and tne unveiling took place right in front of the home he grew up in. Truly, this is an incredible full-circle moment for him and we at HNHH congratulates him for this amazing accomplishment.
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