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Shaquille O’Neal – Shaq Diesel (October 26, 1993)

Before he was a part of TNT ‘s NBA commentary team, along side Ernie Johnson, Kenny “The Jet” Smith and Charles “Turrible” Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal was a pretty damn good basketball player, and arguably the most dominant paint player in … Continue reading

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Too Short – Get In Where You Fit In (October 26, 1993)

The only thing constant in life is change…and Too Short’s monotone slow flow. Since 1985  the Oakland native has been spitting pimpology, and while many hip-hop legends and vets have altered their style in an attempt to stay relevant (with … Continue reading

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Erick Sermon – No Pressure (October 19, 1993)

When it comes to hip-hop groups with more than one emcee, EPMD is easily in my top five. From 1988 to 1992 the duo (technically, the trio, if you count DJ Scratch) put out 4 very impressive albums, which were … Continue reading

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Black Moon – Enta Da Stage (October 19, 1993)

By 1993, the paradigm in hip-hop had shifted. New York, the mecca of hip-hop, had dominated the streets and charts since its commercial beginnings with the Sugarhill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight” back in 1980, but thanks in large part to Dr. Dre and … Continue reading

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Salt ‘N’ Pepa – Very Necessary (October 12, 1993)

After two gold selling albums, 1990’s Black’s Magic earned Salt ‘N’ Pepa their first platinum plaque, thanks to some pretty solid singles (and Herby Luv Bug aka Geppetto). After working Blacks’ Magic for nearly three years the ladies would return in … Continue reading

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Leaders of the New School – T.I.M.E. (October 12,1993)

In my opinion, the Leaders of the New School’s debut album, Future Without A Past, was a hot mess with a few bright spots. So, when LONS returned with their follow-up in 1993, I wasn’t rushing to the store to buy … Continue reading

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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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