IT WAS ON THIS DATE SEPTEMBER 26, 1995 KOOL G RAP RELEASED HIS DEBUT SOLO ALBUM 4,5,6

4,5,6 is the debut studio album by American rapper Kool G Rap, released on September 26, 1995, on Cold Chillin’ Records. The release followed his break-up with DJ Polo in 1993. The album was mostly received neutrally among critics, but was warmly accepted by underground fans. Despite the album’s dark, grimy street sound, it peaked at number one on the […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE SEPTEMBER 16, 1996 DJ SHADOW RELEASED HUS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM ENTRODUCING….

Endtroducing….. is the debut album by American music producer DJ Shadow, released on September 16, 1996, by Mo’ Wax. It is an instrumental hip hop work composed almost entirely of samples from vinyl records. DJ Shadow produced Endtroducing over two years using an Akai MPC60 sampler and other minimal equipment. He edited and layered samples to create new tracks of varying moods and tempos. In the United […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE SEPTEMBER 16, 1979 SUGAR HILL GANG RELEASED RAPPERS DELIGHT

“Rapper’s Delight” is a 1979 hip hop track by the Sugarhill Gang and produced by Sylvia Robinson. Although it was shortly preceded by Fatback Band’s “King Tim III (Personality Jock)”, “Rapper’s Delight” is credited for introducing hip hop music to a wide audience, reaching the top 40 in the United States, as well as the top three in the United Kingdom and number-one […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE AUGUST 29, 1995 JUNIOR MAFIA RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM CONSPIRACY

Conspiracy is the debut studio album by American hip hop group Junior M.A.F.I.A., released on August 29, 1995, by Big Beat Records and Atlantic Records. Upon its release, the album garnered much attention, gaining hype with the release of singles such as “Get Money” and “Players Anthem”. The album features rapper The Notorious B.I.G., who contributes to the album’s production in addition to […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE DEC 15, 1998 DJ CLUE RELEASED “THE PROFESSIONAL” ON ROCK-A-FELLA RECORDS

The Professional is the debut studio album by American record producer DJ Clue?. It was released on December 15, 1998 via Roc-A-Fella Records Professional Ratings Recording sessions took place at Alien Flyers, at Platinum Island Studios, at Desert Storm Studios, at Soundtrack Studios, at The Hit Factory, at Sound On Sound Studios and at D&D Studios in New York City, at Krosswire […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE DEC 10, 2002 THE GZA RELEASED HIS FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM “LEGEND OF THE LIQUID SWORD”

Legend of the Liquid Sword is the fourth solo studio album by American hip hop artist GZA, a member of the Wu-Tang Clan. It was released December 10, 2002. The album is named after the kung fu film Legend of the Liquid Sword. In the songs “Did Ya Say That”, and “Knock Knock”, GZA focuses on the politics of record labels, and expresses his issues in […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE DEC 7, 1999 THE FIRST POST-HUMOUS ALBUM BY THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G “BORN AGAIN” WAS RELEASED

Born Again is the first posthumous compilation album by American rapper the Notorious B.I.G., released by Bad Boy Records and Arista Records on December 7, 1999. It is composed primarily of early recorded verses with newer beats and guest rappers Professional Ratings The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 485,000 albums sold in the first week, and was certified 2x Platinum by the RIAA on January 14, […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOV 25, 1987 RUN-DMC RELEASED THEIR SINGLE “CHRISTMAS IN HOLLIS”

Christmas in Hollis” is a single by Run-DMC that was included on two 1987 Christmas compilation albums featuring various artists: A Very Special Christmas (A&M 3911) and Christmas Rap (Profile 1247). When Bill Adler first asked Run-DMC to contribute to “A Very Special Christmas”—the first in a series of various artists compilation albums produced to benefit the Special Olympics—they refused. After Bill—who was then […]

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NOV 24, 1992 THE PHARCYDE RELEASED THEIR DEBUT ALBUM BIZARRE RIDE 2 THE PHARCYDE

Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde is the debut album of American hip hop group The Pharcyde, released on November 24, 1992 through Delicious Vinyl Records and EastWest Records. The album was produced by former group member J-Swift, and features only one guest appearance, provided by little known Los Angeles rapper Bucwheed (known then as “Buckwheat” from The Wascals). In the […]

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