Monthly Archives: January 2023

Makaveli – The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory (November 5, 1996)

In February of 1996, 2Pac made history becoming the first rapper to release a double album in All Eyez On Me. The historic project would go on to reach diamond status and the streets and critics would hail the project … Continue reading

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YoYo – Total Control (October 29, 1996)

By 1996, YoYo was a seasoned vet in the game, known mainly for her conscious messages, specifically focused on the upliftment of Black women, hence the formation of her Intelligent Black Woman Coalition aka IBWC. Under the tutelage of Ice … Continue reading

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Ghostface Killah – Ironman (October 29, 1996)

Wu-Tang Clan made quite the first impression with their 1993 multi-platinum selling debut album, Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). The album was not only a commercial success, but a critical darling, and along with Black Moon’s Enta Da Stage, it … Continue reading

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Originoo Gunn Clappaz – Da Storm (October 29, 1996)

In October of 1993, Black Moon seemingly came out of nowhere, releasing their debut album, aptly titled, Enta Da Stage. It took some time for the album to build momentum, but soon the combination of Buckshot’s versatile and energetic rhyming … Continue reading

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Da Brat – Anuthatantrum (October 29, 1996)

The last time we heard from Da Brat was earlier in ‘96 with a few token appearances on MC Lyte’s first SoSo Def release, Bad As I Wanna Be. Prior to that she was making history as the first solo … Continue reading

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