IT WAS ON THIS DATE, SEPTEMBER 22, 1992 DIAMOND D RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM STUNTS, BLUNTS & HIP HOP

Stunts, Blunts & Hip Hop is the debut album from hip hop producer-emcee Diamond D, released on September 22, 1992. The album features some of the earliest appearances from Diamond’s later D.I.T.C. partners Big L and Fat Joe da Gangsta, as well as his crew the Psychotic Neurotics. Although Diamond D handles the majority of the album’s production, other popular beat makers such as Large Professor, Q-Tip, Jazzy Jay, Showbiz and The 45 King co-produce on several tracks. The album features the singles “Best-Kept Secret” and “Sally Got a One-Track Mind.” The album was not released on vinyl; however, there were promotional copies pressed with full artwork which were highly sought-after.[citation needed] The vinyl edition was eventually made available as a reissue years later. The original promo version has a sticker on it; the reissue had this sticker scanned into the artwork.

In 1998, the album was selected as one of The Source‘s 100 Best Rap Albums.

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