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Today In Hip Hop History: Erykah Badu’s Debut LP ‘Baduizm’ Turns 25 Years Old!

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On this date in 1997, the debut album from neo-soul queen Erykah Badu entitled Baduizm was released on Universal Records through the Kedar imprint. This LP catapulted the Texan songstress into the Grammy Award-winning music icon that she has become two decades later. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Produced primarily by Madukwu Chinwah, Bob Powers, […]

The Fugees Cancel 25th Anniversary of ‘The Score’ Tour Due To COVID-19

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According to a press release from The Fugees, their 25th Anniversary of The Score Tour has been cancelled due to the rising numbers of COVID cases around the country. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to the release, “We anticipate and understand disappointment but our anniversary tour will not be able to happen.” It continued, “The […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Nas’ Second LP ‘It Was Written’ Turns 25 Years Old!

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On July 2, 1996, Nas unleashed the follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut, 1994’s Illmatic entitled It Was Written, the album featured production from DJ Premier, Dr. Dre, and Havoc. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information This time around, the fresh-faced, 22-year-old Brooklyn-born emcee consciously pushed the album in a more mainstream direction, hoping to secure a wider fan […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Jay-Z’s Classic Debut Album ‘Reasonable Doubt’ Turns 25 Years Old!

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On June 25, 1996, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Dame Dash and Kareem “Biggs” Burke embarked on a creative journey that has morphed into a billion-dollar movement today with the release of the Reasonable Doubt LP. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Released courtesy of their independent Roc-A-Fella imprint, Jay’s premier album was promoted and sanctioned by the […]

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