The Album is the only studio album by American hip hop group The Firm. It was released on October 21, 1997 by Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records. The project was created by rapper Nas, his manager Steve Stoute and producers Dr. Dre and Trackmasters, who came up with the idea of forming a hip hop supergroup. The original line-up included Nas, AZ, Foxy Brown and Cormega who were all featured on the […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE THE FIRM RELEASED THEIR DEBUT & ONLY STUDIO ALBUM THE FIRM THE ALBUM
T.I.M.E. (The Inner Mind’s Eye) is the second and final studio album from Long Island hip hop group Leaders of the New School. This effort didn’t fare nearly as well as their debut album A Future Without a Past…, receiving mixed reviews. After the album’s release, the group began having both creative and personal problems resulting in their disbandment. Elektra Records […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE OCT 12, 1993 LEADERS OF THE NEW SCHOOL RELEASED THEIR SECOND & FINALE STUDIOB;
Ready to Die is the debut studio album by American rapper The Notorious B.I.G., released on September 13, 1994, by Bad Boy Records and Arista Records. The album features productions by Bad Boy founder Sean “Puffy” Combs, Easy Mo Bee, Chucky Thompson, DJ Premier, and Lord Finesse, among others. It was recorded from 1993 to 1994 at The Hit Factory and D&D Studios in New York City. The partly autobiographical […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE SEPTEMBER 13, 1994 THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM READY TO DIE
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
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.