Over time, Hip Hop and R&B have continually amassed millions of new fans to become the two of world’s favorite genres, but what events lead to it’s growth? What releases/deals changed the landscape of the music recording industry? Each week, we select an event of historical significance in hip hop history and provide a bit of insight. Steer your sights below.
R&B History + Hip-Hop History
November 7, 2017: Goodie Mob Released Their Debut Album “Soul Food”
November 2, 2017: Happy Birthday Prodigy!
October 28th, 1997: Mase Releases Harlem World
October 18th, 1994: Death Row Records Releases “Murder Was the Case”
October 13th, 1992: 25 Years Ago, Nasty Nas Released His Debut Single “Halftime”
September 14, 1999: A Look At Ol’ Dirty Bastards Final Official Album, Nigga Please
September 5th, 1989: Young MC’s Debut Album, Stone Cold Rhymin’ Hits Shelves
August 31, 1959: Happy Birthday Fab 5 Freddy!
August 24, 1993: Tha Alkaholiks Release Their Debut Album, 21 & Over
August 19th, 2003: T.I. Shifts Hip Hop Culture Forever with the Release of Trap Muzik
August 11, 1973:DJ Kool Herc Throws His Historic Back To School Jam
August 1, 1995: Only Built 4 Cuban Linx: The Anniversary of the Purple Tape
June 28th, 1988: Public Enemy Releases Politically-Charged Album, It Takes a Nation of a Million to Hold Us Back
June 28th, 1988: Big Daddy Kane Releases Debut Album, Long Live the Kane
June 13th, 2000: Quasimoto Drops Debut Album, The Unseen
June 1st, 1957: Sam Cooke Hits the Studio to Record “You Send Me”
May 24th, 1994: Jeru the Damaja releases debut album, The Sun Rises in the East