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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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Jamal – Last Chance, No Breaks (October 10, 1995)

After releasing their very disappointing album, The Untold Truth (you can read my review on that album right here), Illegal members, Jamal and Malik, amicably, decided to go their separate ways and pursue solo careers. Both parties would stay with … Continue reading

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KRS-One – KRS-One (October 10, 1995)

After 1992’s Sex And Violence, KRS-One decided it was time to call it quits for the legendary BDP crew and officially went dolo, releasing his first solo album, Return Of The Boom Bap in ’93. The album found KRS-One, for … Continue reading

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AZ – Doe Or Die (October 10, 1995)

  On Illmatic’s “Life’s A Bitch”, a young unknown high-pitched raspy-voiced emcee named AZ made arguably the greatest debut cameo appearance in hip-hop history, matching the soon to be god emcee, Nas, bar for bar. His swift flow and stellar … Continue reading

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Kool G Rap – 4, 5, 6 (September 26, 1995)

With DJ Polo by his side, Kool G Rap released three albums on the Cold Chillin’ imprint between 1989 and 1992. The first two releases (Road To The Riches and Wanted: Dead Or Alive) were respectable albums, while the third … Continue reading

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