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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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Luniz – Operation Stackola (July 4, 1995)

The Luniz (originally known as the LuniTunes) are the Oakland based rap duo made up of Yukmouth and Knumskull, and will forever be remembered for giving the world, arguably the biggest weed smoker’s anthem of all time, “I Got 5 … Continue reading

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Skee-Lo – I Wish (June 27, 1995)

When it comes to one hit wonders, Antoine Roundtree, better known to the world as Skee-Lo, could be the poster child. In the summer of 1995, “I Wish” became one of the biggest hits of the year, as it received … Continue reading

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Grand Puba – 2000 (June 20, 1995)

After Brand Nubian’s debut album, One For All, Grand Puba left the group but stayed on the same label (Elektra) to pursue a solo career, which was pretty much inevitably. Puba, with his top-notch flow and polished delivery, was easily … Continue reading

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Miilkbone – Da’ Miilkrate (June 20, 1995)

Thanks to the commercial success of groups like The Beasties Boys, Vanilla Ice and 3rd Bass, by the mid-nineties, major labels were ready and very willing to find and sign the next hot white rapper to a deal. Insert New … Continue reading

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