Come Home with Me is the third studio album by Harlem rapper Cam’ron and it is also his debut under Roc-A-Fella Records. The album was released on May 14, 2002, by Roc-A-Fella Records, Diplomat Records and Def Jam Recordings. It served as an introduction of the Cam’ron-fronted rap group, The Diplomats, to the general public. There are featured guest appearances from The Diplomats, DJ Kay Slay, Daz Dillinger, Tiffany, Jay-Z, McGruff, Memphis […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, CAMRON RELEASED HIS THIRD STUDIO ALBUM COME HOME WITH ME MAKING HIS DEBUT UNDER ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS
Fantastic Damage is the first solo studio album by American hip hop artist El-P. It was released through Definitive Jux on May 14, 2002. It peaked at number 198 on the Billboard 200 chart. Music videos were created for “Stepfather Factory” and “Deep Space 9mm”. Fandam Plus: Instrumentals, Remixes, Lyrics & Video was released through Definitive Jux on October 1, 2002. The majority of Fantastic Damage was made […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 14, 2002 EL-P RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM FANTASTIC DAMAGE
Adam Nathaniel Yauch (pronounced /jaʊk/; August 5, 1964 – May 4, 2012), better known under the stage name MCA, was an American rapper, bass player, filmmaker and a founding member of the hip hop group Beastie Boys. Yauch founded Oscilloscope Laboratories, an independent film production and distribution company based in New York City. As a Buddhist, he was involved in the Tibetan independence movement and organized the Tibetan Freedom […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 4, 2012 ADAM YAUCH OF THE BEASTIE BOYS DIED
Down with the King is the sixth studio album by hip hop group Run-D.M.C., released on May 4, 1993 by Profile Records. The album was produced by Pete Rock, Q-Tip, EPMD, DJ Kay Gee of Naughty by Nature, Jam Master Jay, The Bomb Squad, Daniel Shulman, Run-D.M.C., Chyskills, Jermaine Dupri and Clifton “Specialist” Dillon. Showcasing their evolving style, this innovative album boasted invited guests, including reggae star Mad Cobra and Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, MARCH 4, 1993 RUN-DMC RELEASED THEIR SIXTH STUDIO ALBUM DOWN WITH THE KING.
Capital Punishment is the debut studio album released by rapper Big Pun. Released on April 28, 1998, it is the only album released during his lifetime. The album peaked at #5 on the Billboard 200 charts and #1 on the Top R&B Albums chart for two weeks. It was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 1999 Grammy Awards, but lost to Jay-Z’s Vol. 2… Hard Knock Life. It […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 28, 1998 BIG PUN RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
Two men were sentenced to at least 28 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of 20-year-old British rapper Crosslon Davis, who performed under the name Bis. Davis was killed in Deptford, London in the early morning hours of Dec. 6, 2019, and the attack was caught on surveillance cameras. Elijah Morgan, 20, and Jedaiah […]Read More 2 Men Sentenced in Fatal Stabbing of Rapper
Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik is the 1994 debut album of American hip hop duo Outkast. After befriending each other in 1992, rappers André 3000 and Big Boi pursued recording music as a duo and worked with production team Organized Noize, which led to their signing to LaFace Records. The album was produced by the team and recorded at the Dungeon, D.A.R.P. Studios, Purple Dragon, Bosstown, and Doppler Studios in Atlanta. […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 26, 1994 OUTKAST RELEASED THEIR DEBUT ALBUM SOUTHERNPLAYALISTICADILLACMUZIK
The Pretty Toney Album is the fourth studio album by American hip hop artist Ghostface, a member of the Wu-Tang Clan. The album was released on April 20, 2004, by Def Jam Recordings. It is the only album from the artist to be released solely under the title of “Ghostface” (“Killah” is entirely omitted in any reference to his name on the packaging), but […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, APRIL 20, 2004 GHOSTFACE KILLAH RELEASED HIS FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM THE PRETTY TONEY ALBUM.
The Who’s the Man? Soundtrack is the official soundtrack to the 1993 film Who’s the Man?. The album was released in 1993 on Uptown/MCA Records. The soundtrack peaked at thirty-two on the Billboard 200 chart in 1993. The album reached number thirty-two on the U.S. Billboard 200 and reached the eighth spot on the R&B albums chart. William Ruhlmann of Allmusic gave the soundtrack a lowly two-out-of-five rating, stating that the […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 20, 1993 THE ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK FOR WHO’S THE MAN WAS RELEASED.
Operation: Doomsday is the debut studio album by rapper MF Doom, marking his return to the hip hop scene after the demise of his group KMD. The album was released through Fondle ‘Em Records on October 19, 1999, and reissued by Sub Verse Records in 2001 with a slightly altered track listing.Operation: Doomsday has been ranked as one of the greatest hip hop […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 20, 1999 MF DOOM RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM OPERATION: DOOMSDAY
Who Is Mike Jones? is the debut studio album by American rapper Mike Jones, released on April 19, 2005 in the United States. The singles from the album are “Still Tippin’” and “Back Then”. The CD also comes in a “limited edition” version, which includes a bonus CD featuring nearly all the tracks from the album chopped and screwed by DJ Michael […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 19, 2005 MIKE JONES RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM WHO IS MIKE JONES
Illmatic is the debut studio album by American rapper Nas. It was released on April 19, 1994, by Columbia Records. After signing with the label with the help of MC Serch, Nas recorded the album in 1992 and 1993 at Chung King Studios, D&D Recording, Battery Studios, and Unique Recording Studios in New York City. The album’s production was handled by DJ Premier, Large Professor, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, L.E.S. and Nas himself. […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 19, 1994 NAS DROPPED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM ILL- MATIC
GettyBREAKING NEWS 4/17/2021 2:35 PM PT Black Rob — a rapper who was once part of Diddy‘s Bad Boy roster — has died … this according to his former labelmates. Rob reportedly passed away Saturday while hospitalized in Atlanta — this after he was apparently battling kidney failure for quite some time … so says NYC radio […]Read More BREAKING NEWS: RAPPER BLACK ROB DEAD AT 51 Bad Boy Family Mourns
Spice 1 is the self-titled debut album by American rapper Spice 1, released April 14, 1992 on Jive Records. It was certified gold by the RIAA. The album was produced by Ant Banks, Blackjack, E-A-Ski & CMT and Spice 1. It peaked at number 14 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and at number 82 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers. One single, “Welcome to the Ghetto“, peaked at […]Read More It was on this date April 14, 1992 Spice 1 Released his debut self titled album Spice 1
Juvenile Hell is the debut studio album by American hip hop duo Mobb Deep. It was recorded when they were still in their late teens and released on April 13, 1993 through 4th & B’way Records. The album features one guest appearance from fellow rapper Big Noyd. Juvenile Hell Studio album by Mobb Deep ReleasedApril 13, 1993 Recorded June 1992 – January 1993 Studio Unique Recording Studios(New York City) Genre East […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 13, 1993 MOBB DEEP RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM JUVENILE HELL
People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm is the debut studio album by American hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest, released on April 17th, 1990 on Jive Records. After forming the Native Tongues collective and collaborating on several projects, A Tribe Called Quest began recording sessions for People’s Instinctive Travels in late 1989 at Calliope Studios with completion reached in early 1990. The […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, APRIL 10, 1990 RELEASED PEOPLES INSTINCTIVE TRAVELS AND THE PATHS OF RHYTHM
Rock the House is the debut album from the hip hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. The album was released in April 7, 1987 in Europe and on April 7, 1987, in the United States, and was subsequently re-issued in 1988 in Europe and the United Kingdom. Three tracks from the album were released as singles: “The Magnificent […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, APRIL 8, 1987 DJ JAZZY JEFF & THE FRESH PRINCE RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM ROCK THE HOUSE
From the Ground Up is an EP released by the Roots in 1994. It was the group’s first album on a major label, having recently signed with Geffen Records. It featured four songs that would appear on their album, Do You Want More?!!!??! From the Ground Up EP by The Roots Released April 5, 1994 Recorded 1994 Genre Hip hop Length 32:50 Label Geffen […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 5, 1994 THE ROOTS RELEASED AN EP FROM THE GROUND UP
Moment of Truth is the fifth album by hip hop duo Gang Starr, released on March 31, 1998 by Noo Trybe Records and Virgin Records. Gang Starr recorded Moment of Truth in sessions at D&D Studios. It is widely regarded as Gang Starr’s magnum opus, and one of the greatest hip hop albums of all time. Moment of Truth Studio album by Gang Starr Released March 31, […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 31, 1998 GANGSTARR RELEASED THEIR FIFTH STUDIO ALBUM MOMENT OF TRUTH
UGK 4 Life is the sixth and final studio album by American hip hop duo UGK. The album was released on March 31, 2009, by Jive Records and Epic Records. This is also the first posthumous album for Pimp C. UGK 4 Life Studio album by UGK Released March 31, 2009 Recorded 2007–08 Genre Hip hop Length 58:20 Label Jive Producer Pimp […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 31, 2009 UGK RELEASED THEIR SIX STUDIO ALBUM UNDERGROUND KINGS FOR LIFE
Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version is the solo debut album of American rapper and Wu-Tang Clan member Ol’ Dirty Bastard, released March 28, 1995 on Elektra Records in the United States. It was the second solo album, after Method Man’s Tical to be released from the nine-member Wu-Tang Clan following the release of their debut album. Return to the 36 Chambers was primarily produced […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 28, 1995 OLD DIRTY BASTARD RELEASED HIS DEBUT SOLO ALBUM RETURN OF 36′ CHAMBERS THE DIRTY VERSION
Sex Packets is the debut studio album by American hip hop group Digital Underground, released on March 26, 1990 The album is a concept album about “G.S.R.A.” (Genetic Suppression Relief Antidotes), a pharmaceutical substance that is produced in the form of a large glowing pill about the size of a quarter, which comes in a condom-sized package and is allegedly developed by the government […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, MARXH 26, 1990 DIGITAL UNDERGROUND RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM SEX PACKETS
The Coming is the debut studio album by American rapper Busta Rhymes. It was released on March 26, 1996, by Elektra Records. The album features Def Squad members Redman and Keith Murray, Q-Tip, Zhané, Leaders of the New School and several Flipmode Squad members. Production was handled by DJ Scratch, Easy Mo Bee and The Ummah, among others. It serves as Rhymes’ first solo album after the break up of former group Leaders of the New School three years […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, MARCH 26, 1996 BUSTA RHYMES RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM THE COMING
Life After Death is the second and final studio album by American rapper The Notorious B.I.G., released on March 25, 1997, on Bad Boy Records and Arista Records. A double album, it was released sixteen days after his death. It features collaborations with guest artists such as 112, Jay-Z, Lil’ Kim, Mase, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Too $hort, Angela Winbush, D.M.C. of Run-D.M.C., R. Kelly, The Lox, and Puff Daddy. Life After Death exhibits The Notorious B.I.G. further delving into the mafioso […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 25, 1997 THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G RELEASED HIS SECOND & FINAL ALBUM LIFE AFTER DEATH
John “Mr. Magic” Rivas, (March 15, 1956 – October 2, 2009) was a prominent hip hop radio DJ. Mr. Magic Birth name John Rivas Born March 15, 1956The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S. Died October 2, 2009 (aged 53)Brooklyn, New York City, New York GenresHip hop, Electro Occupation(s) DJ Instruments Turntables Years active1979–2002 Labels MagicProfile Associated acts Marley MarlJuice Crew Career Mr. […]Read More Hip Hop Raised Me The Blog Remembers Mr. Magic, Born on March 15, 1956
Funhouse (Kid ‘n Play album) Funhouse is the second and penultimate album by rap duo, Kid ‘n Play, released on March 13, 1990 through Select Records. Production was handled by Hurby Luv Bug and The Invincibles. Funhouse Studio album by Kid ‘n Play Released March 13, 1990 Recorded 1989-1990 Genre Hip hop Length 50:06 Label Select Records Producer Hurby Luv BugThe Invincibles Kid […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 13, 1990 KID N PLAY RELEASED THEIR SOPHOMORE STUDIO ALBUM FUNHOUSE
The Untouchable is the fourth studio album by American rapper Scarface. The album was released on March 11, 1997, by Rap-A-Lot Records and Noo Trybe Records. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart for the first time in his career with the album; in addition it peaked at the top of the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart for two weeks, giving Scarface his second […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 11, 1997 SCARFACE RELEASED HIA FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM THE UNTOUCHABLE
Monster (Killer Mike album) Monster is the debut studio album by rapper Killer Mike. Monster Studio album by Killer Mike Released March 11, 2003 Recorded 2002-2003 At Various Studios In Los Angeles, Miami. Genre Hip hop, Rap rock Length 57:03 Label Columbia Producer Swiffman, Mr. DJ, André 3000, Grover Dill, Cool & Dre, Teeth Malloy, Nikkii “Blue Eyes” Scroeder, KP Killer Mike chronology Monster(2003) I Pledge Allegiance to […]Read More ON THIS DATE MARCH 11, 2003 KILLER MIKE RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM.
Here Come the Lords Here Come the Lords is the debut studio album by American hip hop group Lords of the Underground. It was released in 1993 by Pendulum and Elektra Records. It was produced by Marley Marl and K-Def. Here Come the Lords Studio album by Lords of the Underground Released March 30, 1993 Recorded 1992–1993 Genre East Coast hip hop hardcore hip hop Length 63:10 […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 9, 1993 LORDS OF THE UNDERGROUND RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM HERE COMES THE LORDS
Hard to Earn is the fourth studio album by American hip hop duo Gang Starr. It was released on March 8, 1994, by Chrysalis and EMI Records in North America. The album featured the singles “Mass Appeal”, (their first charting single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart), “DWYCK” (featuring Nice & Smooth), and “Code of the Streets”. Guest appearances on the album include Group Home, Jeru the Damaja, […]Read More ON THIS DATE, MARCH 8, 1994 GANGSTARR RELEASED THEIR FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM HARD TO EARN
3 Feet High and Rising is the debut studio album by American hip hop group De La Soul, released on March 3, 1989 by Tommy Boy Records. It is the first of three collaborations with producer Prince Paul, which would become the critical and commercial peak of both parties. The album title comes from the Johnny Cash song “Five Feet High and Rising”. The album contains the […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 3, 1989 DE LA SOUL RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM 3 FEET HIGH
Sex and Violence is the fifth and final album released by hip hop group Boogie Down Productions. The next year, 1993, the group’s lead member, KRS-One, would begin recording under his own name. The track “Build And Destroy” deals with KRS-One’s ideological differences—as a self-proclaimed humanist—with X Clan and its brand of Afrocentrism. Previously, and on numerous occasions, the X-Clan had denounced any […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 25, 1992 BOOGIE DOWN PRODUCTION’S RELEASED THEIR FIFTH & FINAL ALBUM SEX AND VIOLENCE.
Words from the Genius Words from the Genius Words from the Genius is the debut studio album by the American rapper GZA, under his previous stage name “The Genius”. The album never charted, and GZA went on to co-found the Wu-Tang Clan in 1992 after the album’s failure. Words from the Genius Studio album by The Genius ReleasedFebruary 19, 1991 Recorded […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 19, 1992 THE GZA THEN KNOWN AS THE GENIUS RELEASED HIS DEBUT ALBUM WORDS FROM THE GENIUS.
Parents Just Don’t Understand “Parents Just Don’t Understand” is the second single from DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince‘s second studio album, He’s the DJ, I’m the Rapper. The song won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance at the 1989 Grammy Awards, one of the two songs to do so before the award was discontinued in 1991. It […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, FEBRUARY 17, 1988 DJ JAZZY JEFF & THE FRESH PRINCE RELEASED THEIR DEBUT SINGLE PARENTS JUST DONT UNDERSTAND
Open main menu Get Away Clean Get Away Clean is the debut studio album by Master P. Get Away CleanMaster P-Get Away Clean (1990) 12″ EP Unreleased Studio album by Master P Released February 12, 1991 Recorded1990 GenreGangsta rapLabel No Limit In-A-Minute Master P chronology Get Away Clean(1991)Mama’s Bad Boy(1992) Professional ratings Review scores Source Rating Allmusic Track listing No.Title Length 1.”Get […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 12, 1990 MASTER P RELEASED HIS DEBUT ALBUM GET AWAY CLEAN FEATURING THE REAL UNTOUCHABLES
Sugarhill Gang is the self-titled debut album by influential rap group The Sugarhill Gang. Sugarhill Gang Studio album by The Sugarhill Gang Released February 7, 1980 Recorded 1979 GenreOld-school hip hop, disco, soul Length 39:17 Label Sugarhill Records Producer Sylvia Robinson The Sugarhill Gang chronology Sugarhill Gang(1980) 8th Wonder(1981) Singles from Sugarhill Gang “Rapper’s Delight“Released: September 16, 1979 “Rapper’s Reprise”Released: 1980 Reception Professional Ratings Reviews […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 7, 1980 SUGAR HILL GANG RELEASED THIER DEBUT SELF TITLED
Mack Daddy Mack Daddy is the third album by Sir Mix-a-Lot. It was released on February 4, 1992, on Def American Recordings. The album is particularly notable for the hit single “Baby Got Back. “Mack Daddy Studio album by Sir Mix-a-Lot Released February 4, 1992 Recorded 1991 Genre Hip hop Length 60:12 Label Def American Reprise Producer Sir Mix-a-Lot, Rick Rubin, Nate Fox, […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DAY FEBRUARY 4, 1992 SIR-MIX-A-LOT RELEASED HIS THIRD STUDIO ALBUM MACK DADDY.
Fadanuf Fa Erybody!! Fadanuf Fa Erybody!! is the debut studio album by American hip hop trio Odd Squad (now known as the Coughee Brothaz), consists of Devin the Dude, Jugg Mugg and Rob Quest. It was released on February 1, 1994 through Rap-A-Lot Records with distribution via Priority Records. Production was handled by Carlos “DJ Styles” Garza and Rob Quest with N.O. Joe and Mike Dean. Fadanuf […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 1, 1994 THE ODD SQUAD RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM FADANUF FA ERYBODY
Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton is the second and final studio album by American hip hop recording artist Eazy-E. It was released posthumously by Ruthless Records and Relativity Records on January 30, 1996, ten months after Eazy-E’s death from AIDS in March 1995. The album spawned the single, “Just tah Let U Know”. Released posthumously after Wright’s 1995 death from AIDS, Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton was, […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 30, 1996 EAZY-E RELEASED HIS SECOND & FINAL SOLO ALBUM STR8 OFF THA STREETZ OF MUTHAPHUKKIN COMPTON
“Forgot About Dre” is a single from rapper Dr. Dre’s album 2001, featuring vocals from rapper Eminem. The track reached No. 25 on the Billboard Hot 100, No. 14 on the U.S. R&B chart, No. 32 on the U.S. Pop chart, and No. 7 on the UK Singles Chart. Released as the album’s second single on January 29, 2000, like “Still D.R.E.”, […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, JANUARY 29, 2000 DR. DRE RELEASED FORGOT ABOUT DRE FEATURING EMINEM
King of Rock This article is about the album by Run–D.M.C. For the title track on the album, see King of Rock (song). For the “King of Rock and Roll”, see Honorific nicknames in popular music. King of Rock is the second studio album by hip hop group Run–D.M.C., released on January 21, 1985 by Profile Records. The album was produced by Russell Simmons and Larry Smith. King […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 21, 1985 RUN-DMC RELEASED THEIR SECOND STUDIO ALBUM KING OF ROCK
The Documentary is the debut studio album by American rapper The Game. It was released on January 18, 2005, by Aftermath Entertainment, G-Unit Records and Interscope Records. The record serves as his major-label debut, preceded by his independently released debut Untold Story in 2004. In 2001, while The Game was in hospital recovering from a shooting, he decided to pursue a career in music. […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE THE GAME RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM THE DOCUMENTARY.
ASAP Yams, the hip-hop executive who helped start the career of ASAP Rocky, the popular Harlem rapper whose 2013 studio album, “Long.Live.ASAP,” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart, has died. He was 26. ASAP Rocky confirmed his death in a Twitter post. The circumstances of his death were not immediately available. ASAP […]Read More On this date January 18, 2015 ASAP Yams, Creative Force in Hip-Hop, Died at 26 yrs of age.
Money, Power & Respect Money, Power & Respect is the debut album by hip hop group The Lox. It was released on January 13, 1998, through Bad Boy Records and featured production from The Hitmen, Dame Grease and Swizz Beatz. The album found huge success, peaking at number three on the US Billboard 200 and number one on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, and spawned two charting singles, […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, JANUARY 13, 1998 THE LOX RELEASED THEIR DEBUT ALBUM MONEY, POWER, & RESPECT!!
Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood is the second studio album by American rapper DMX. The album was released on December 22, 1998, a little more than seven months after his debut album It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot. It entered the charts at #1 (and stayed there for 3 consecutive weeks) with over 670,000 units shipped in the […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE DEC 22, 1998 DMX RELEASED HIS SECOND STUDIO ALBUM FLESH OF MY FLESH, BLOOD OF MY BLOOD”
… And Then There Was X …And Then There Was X is the third studio album by American rapper DMX. The album was released on December 21, 1999, by Ruff Ryders Entertainment and Def Jam Recordings. The album was certified 5x Multi-Platinum by the RIAA on February 7, 2001. The album was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 2001 Grammys ….And Then There Was […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE DEC 21, 1999 DMX DROPPED HIS THIRD STUDIO ALBUM “…AND THEN THERE WAS X”