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Ghostface Killah – Ironman (October 29, 1996)

Wu-Tang Clan made quite the first impression with their 1993 multi-platinum selling debut album, Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). The album was not only a commercial success, but a critical darling, and along with Black Moon’s Enta Da Stage, it … Continue reading

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Originoo Gunn Clappaz – Da Storm (October 29, 1996)

In October of 1993, Black Moon seemingly came out of nowhere, releasing their debut album, aptly titled, Enta Da Stage. It took some time for the album to build momentum, but soon the combination of Buckshot’s versatile and energetic rhyming … Continue reading

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Da Brat – Anuthatantrum (October 29, 1996)

The last time we heard from Da Brat was earlier in ‘96 with a few token appearances on MC Lyte’s first SoSo Def release, Bad As I Wanna Be. Prior to that she was making history as the first solo … Continue reading

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House Of Pain – Truth Crushed To Earth Shall Rise Again (October 22, 1996)

I hope you’re all enjoying your holiday season! This will be my final post for 2022, which is crazy to think we’re about to step into 2023. Time is truly, illmatic. Happy New Year! After making his introduction to the … Continue reading

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Above The Law – Time Will Reveal (October 22, 1996)

Over time, Above The Law has become one of my favorite underrated and underappreciated hip-hop groups of all time. I was first introduced to the Pomona, California collective on their 1993 sophomore effort, Black Mafia Life, before going back and … Continue reading

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M.O.P. – Firing Squad (October 22, 1996)

Hailing from Brownsville, Brooklyn, M.O.P. is the hip-hop duo made up of Lil’ Fame and Billy Danze. They will probably always be remembered for their lively adrenaline fueled 2000 hit single, “Ante Up,” that I’m sure has been the muse … Continue reading

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PMD – Bu$ine$$ Is Bu$ine$$ (October 22, 1996)

After releasing four consecutive critically acclaimed gold selling albums and cementing their hip-hop legacy, In 1993, EPMD decided to go their separate ways do to…we’ll just call it a bunch of fuckery (feel free to click here and get more … Continue reading

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Westside Connection – Bow Down (October 22, 1996)

Since the eighties, it’s been commonplace in hip-hop for rappers to link up with one another and make cameos on each other’s songs and projects. The cameo appearance or posse cut is a great way to break up the monotony … Continue reading

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Chuck D – Autobiography Of MistaChuck (October 22. 1996)

Mistachuck – The album opens with a clip from the Spike Lee Joint, Clockers, where a few brothers are debating whether Chuck D is dope or not, and one of the guys (played by Fredro Starr from Onyx) thinks Chuck … Continue reading

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Jeru The Damaja – Wrath Of The Math (October 15, 1996)

After making a few impactful cameos on a couple of Gang Starr records, The Gang Starr Foundation member, Jeru The Damaja would sign a solo deal with Payday Records and in 1994 released his debut album, The Sun Rises In … Continue reading

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