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Beastie Boys – Aglio E Olio (November 13, 1995)

The last time we heard from the Beastie Boys was in May of ’95 with their money grab EP, Root Down, which even though it seemed ridiculous to put together a whole EP based around a single from an album … Continue reading

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Goodie Mob – Soul Food (November 7, 1995)

Homage must be paid to Outkast, whose 1994 debut album, Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik’s critical acclaim and commercial success helped open the door for other Southern emcees and forced the rest of hip-hop to start to take the south serious, because, as 3 … Continue reading

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Genius/Gza – Liquid Swords (November 7, 1995)

During the mid-nineties, the Wu-Tang Clan could do no wrong. After releasing their classic 1993 debut album (Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)), the group members decided to venture out and do solo and side projects: Rza would be the first, … Continue reading

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Erick Sermon – Double Or Nothing (November 7, 1995)

I’ll get straight to the point, because life is short and time is valuable: Erick Sermon’s debut solo album, No Pressure, was a lukewarm mess. With three or four dope songs buried in a slew of mediocrity and trash (Sorry … Continue reading

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Cypress Hill – III: Temples Of Boom (October 31, 1995)

I want to start this post off by saying rest in peace to MF Doom and Double K from People Under The Stairs. Thank you both for your contributions to this genre that we all love.  By 1995, the Los … Continue reading

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Tha Dogg Pound – Dogg Food (October 31, 1995)

The Chronic and Doggystyle (and I’ll throw the Above The Rim Soundtrack in there too) laid a solid multi-platinum foundation for the legendary and notorious label, Death Row Records. Dr. Dre’s crispy clean G-Funk bangers paired with a bunch of … Continue reading

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Fat Joe – Jealous One’s Envy (October 24, 1995)

Through the years, Fat Joe has carved out a path for himself in hip-hop, and somehow has managed to stay relevant in the genre for nearly thirty years now. Arguably the weakest link in the DITC chain of talented emcees … Continue reading

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Onyx – All We Got Iz Us (October 10, 1995)

In 1993 Onyx made a lasting first impression with their high-energy animated hardcore style that would arguably go on to be copy catted just as much as Das EFX’s stuttering style the year prior. The hyper-energetic four man crew out … Continue reading

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WC And The Maad Circle – Curb Servin’ (October 3, 1995)

After a short stent with DJ Aladdin as the duo Low Profile (you can read my thoughts on their sole group album here), WC left his partner in rhyme and teamed up with his little brother, Crazy Toones (rip), Coolio … Continue reading

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Souls Of Mischief – No Man’s Land (October 10, 1995)

October 10, 1995 was a busy release day in hip-hop! This is the fourth and final post for that date…for now. Enjoy the read and Happy Holidays!!! Souls of Mischief made quite the first impression with their debut album, 93 … Continue reading

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