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DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – Code Red (October 12, 1993)

We last heard from DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince in 1991 with their platinum selling album Homebase, whose commercial success was directly linked to the album’s hit first single “Summertime”. Not only did the duo have a successful … Continue reading

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Souls Of Mischief – ’93 Til Infinity (September 28, 1993)

And today’s post completes the trilogy of September 28th 1993 releases. When Del The Funky Homosapien came on the scene in ’91 with his debut album I Wish My Brother George Was Here (read my thoughts on that album here) he definitely introduced … Continue reading

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KRS-One – Return Of The Boom Bap (September 28, 1993)

Part deux of the September, 28 1993 releases. We last heard from KRS-One (not withstanding his cameo appearances on other artists’ albums) on BDP’s 1992 release, Sex And Violence, which would be the final album released by Boogie Down Productions. As I … Continue reading

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YZ – The Ghetto’s Been Good To Me (September 28,1993)

September 28, 1993 was a busy day for hip-hop. Here is the first of three reviews for albums that dropped that day. When you think of New Jersey hip-hop, some of the common names that come to mind are Queen … Continue reading

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De La Soul – Buhloone Mindstate (September 21, 1993)

After releasing great back to back debut and sophomore albums, by 1993 De La Soul was quickly establishing themselves as some of hip-hop’s newest generals. They came on the scene in ’89 proudly representing the daisies, but that era quickly came to an end when … Continue reading

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Poor Righteous Teachers – Black Business (September 14, 1993)

We last heard from Poor Righteous Teachers in 1991 on their sophomore effort Pure Poverty, and while it didn’t move as many units as their gold selling debut album, Holy Intellect, some critics and fans considered it classic record (I … Continue reading

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Illegal – The Untold Truth (August 24, 1993)

With the success of Another Bad Creation’s platinum selling Coolin’ At The Playground Ya Know! and Kris Kross’ triple platinum debut Totally Krossed Out, record labels were suddenly open to signing kid hip-hop acts in the early nineties. You had Chi-Ali. Da … Continue reading

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