IT WAS ON THIS DATE JULY 1994 MC EIHT RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM WE COME STRAPPED

We Come Strapped is the debut studio album by American rapper MC Eiht and the fourth album by his group Compton’s Most Wanted. It was released on July 19, 1994 through Epic Street. Recording sessions took place at X-Factor Studios in Long Beach, California. Production was handled primarily by Compton’s Most Wanted members MC Eiht and DJ Slip, except for one song, “Compton Bomb”, produced by […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, MAY 24, 1994 JERU THE DAMAJA RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM THE SUN RISES IN THE EAST

The Sun Rises in the East is the debut album by American hip hop rapper Jeru the Damaja, released May 24, 1994 on Payday Records. Production on the album was handled by DJ Premier. The album features fellow Gang Starr Foundation member Afu-Ra. The album cover depicts the World Trade Center on fire only one year after the 1993 bombing of the North Tower. The Sun Rises in the East was […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 26, 1994 OUTKAST RELEASED THEIR DEBUT ALBUM SOUTHERNPLAYALISTICADILLACMUZIK

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. […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 19, 1994 NAS DROPPED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM ILL- MATIC

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. […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 5, 1994 THE ROOTS RELEASED AN EP FROM THE GROUND UP

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 […]

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ON THIS DATE, MARCH 8, 1994 GANGSTARR RELEASED THEIR FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM HARD TO EARN

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, […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 1, 1994 THE ODD SQUAD RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM FADANUF FA ERYBODY

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 […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 29, 1994 THE QUEEN OF HIP HOP/R&B/SOUL MARY J BLIGE RELEASED HER SECOND STUDIO ALBUM “MY LIFE

My Life is the second studio album by American R&B recording artist Mary J. Blige, released on November 29, 1994, by Uptown Records. Many of the topics on My Life deal with clinical depression, Blige’s battling with both drugs and alcohol, as well as being in an abusive relationship. Unlike her debut, What’s the 411? (1992), Blige co-wrote fourteen of the album’s tracks, making it her most […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 22, 1994 REDMAN RELEASED HIS SECOND STUDIO ALBUM “DARE IZ A DARKSIDE”

Dare Iz a Darkside is the second studio album by American rapper Redman. It was released on November 22, 1994, by Def Jam Recordings. The album debuted at 13 on the US Billboard 200.[1] The album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The album cover features Redman buried in the ground up to his neck, a reference to the cover of Funkadelic’s 1971 album Maggot Brain. […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 22, 1994 SLICK RICK RELEASED HIS THIRD STUDIO ALBUM BEHIND BARS

Behind Bars is the third studio album by British-American rapper Slick Rick, released November 22, 1994, on Def Jam Recordings. The album features production from Vance Wright, Pete Rock, Large Professor, Easy Mo Bee and Warren G, as well as guest appearances by Doug E. Fresh, Nice & Smooth, and Warren G. Professional Ratings Upon its release, Behind Bars achieved moderate chart success, peaking at number 51 on the Billboard 200, and […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 15, 1994 METHOD MAN OF THE WU-TANG CLAN RELEASED HIS DEBUT SOLO ALBUM “TICAL”

Tical is the debut studio album by American rapper and Wu-Tang Clan member Method Man. It was released November 15, 1994, by Def Jam Records. It was the first Wu-Tang solo album released after the group’s debut, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). Similar to all first generation solo Wu-Tang projects, Tical was mainly produced by group member RZA, who provided a dark, murky and rugged sound. […]

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