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Count Bass-D – Pre-Life Crisis (September 26, 1995)

Dwight Conroy Farrell, better known by his alias, Count Bass D (which pays homage to the legendary jazz musician/band leader, Count Basie) is a musician, producer and emcee that most of you have probably never heard of. Then again, some … Continue reading

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Das EFX – Hold It Down (September 26, 1995)

It’s wild to think that by 1995 Das EFX already had two albums under their belt. After hitting the scene hard in ’92 with their platinum selling debut album, Dead Serious where their unique “iggity” style made quite the impact … Continue reading

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Prince Markie Dee – Love Daddy (September 8, 1995)

Do you know what today is???? Yep, you guessed it! If you live in the states, its Election Day! If you haven’t voted already make sure you get out there and vote. Now back to our regularly scheduled program… To … Continue reading

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Junior M.A.F.I.A. – Conspiracy (August 22, 1995)

After the success of his definitive debut album, Ready To Die and a few classic remixes and cameos, Biggie Smalls was a viable candidate for king of New York and seemingly had the world in his chubby palms. Instead of … Continue reading

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Twinz – Conversation (August 22, 1995)

The Twinz (not to be confused with the New Orleans-based female duo and one time Rap-A-Lot Record affiliate, the Ghetto Twinz, or the Ying Yang Twins, or any other twin rap duo you would like to insert here) are the … Continue reading

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Raekwon – Only Built 4 Cuban Linx (August 1, 1995)

After the success of the Wu-Tang Clan’s mammoth 1993 debut album, Enter The Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers, the hip-hop world was eagerly awaiting to see what the Shaolin crew would do next. Method Man quickly became the breakout star, thanks to … Continue reading

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Grits – Mental Releases (July 18, 1995)

The Grits are a Tennessee based rap duo made up of Teron “Bonafide” Carter and Stacy “Coffee” Jones. Bonafide and Coffee met while they were both backup dancers for the Christian rock/rap group DC Talk, who were huge in the … Continue reading

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Guru – Jazzmatazz Vol. II: The New Reality (July 18, 1995)

In the early nineties, not only was Guru the emcee for the soon to become legendary duo, Gang Starr, he was also venturing out to pursue his solo music endeavors as well. In ’93 he dropped the first installment of … Continue reading

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Happy 29th Birthday!

The first hip-hop album that I ever fell in love with turns 29 years old today!!! Read my review on The Low End Theory here and share your thoughts. Also, let me know what your favorite song is in the … Continue reading

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Special Ed – Revelations (June 27, 1995)

After releasing his first two albums, Youngest In Charge and Legal at 16 and 18, respectively, Special Ed made his mark on the game, then suddenly disappeared from the scene for nearly four years. Rumor has it that the Brooklyn … Continue reading

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