Ghetto Millionaire is the debut album by American rapper Royal Flush, released on August 19, 1997 through TVT Records. The album featured various contributors, including prominent hip-hop producers Da Beatminerz, L.E.S., Buckwild and Hi-Tek. The album reached No. 48 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and No. 30 on the Top Heatseekers chart in Billboard magazine. The album spawned two charting singles, “Worldwide” and “Iced Down Medallions”, the latter of […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE AUGUST 19, 1997 ROYAL FLUSH RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM GHETTO MILLIONAIRE
Funcrusher Plus is the debut studio album by American hip hop group Company Flow. It was released by Rawkus Records in 1997. In 2009, it was re-released on Definitive Jux. The album has been recognized as “a landmark independent hip-hop release”. AllMusic gave the album a perfect 5 star rating, and writer Steve Huey stated: “[Funcrusher Plus] demands intense concentration, but also […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE , JULY 22, 1997 COMPANY FLOW RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM FUN CRUSHER/
The War Report is the debut studio album by American hip hop duo Capone-N-Noreaga (C-N-N). The album features the singles “L.A., L.A.”, “T.O.N.Y.”, “Illegal Life” and “Closer”. Tragedy Khadafi appears on more than half of the album’s songs and served roles as both producer and executive producer. Despite its strong underground overtones, the album was a commercial success, listed on 1997’s Hip Hop/R&B Top […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE JUNE 17, 1997 CAPONE – N – NORIEGA RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM WAR REPORT
Love, Peace & Nappiness is the second album from Queens, New York Hip hop group Lost Boyz. The album wasn’t as widely acclaimed as their debut, Legal Drug Money, but still managed to sell over 500,000 copies. “Me and My Crazy World” was a Billboard Hot 100 hit in 1997. The album was certified Gold by the RIAA on September 17, 1997.Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, JUNE 17 1997 LOST BOYZ RELEASED THEIR SOPHMORE STUDIO ALBUM LOVE PEACE & HAPPINESS!!
Wu-Tang Forever is the second studio album of American hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan, released June 3, 1997, on Loud/RCA Records in the United States. Pressed as a double album, it was released after a long run of successful solo projects from various members of the group, and serves as the follow-up to their debut album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE JUNE 3, 1997 WU TANG CLAN RELEASED THEIR SOPHMORE STUDIO ALBUM WU TANG FOREVER
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