Photo 19 Oct Today in Hip-Hop history. Black Moon’s debut album “Enta da Stage” was released under Nervous Records / Duck Down Music on October 19, 1993. Today marks its 21st Anniversary.
Cover photo by the great Chi Modu.

Today in Hip-Hop history. Black Moon’s debut album “Enta da Stage” was released under Nervous Records / Duck Down Music on October 19, 1993. Today marks its 21st Anniversary.

Cover photo by the great Chi Modu.

Photo 19 Oct Mike G of the Jungle Brothers., Little Red and Kool DJ Red Alert out on the block uptown in Harlem, USA, 1993. For years, NYC radio fans have been listening to Little Red’s voice on the radio introducing his pop’s show. Most people have no idea how old he is because the intro was recorded when he was kid.
Photo by Chi Modu.

Mike G of the Jungle Brothers., Little Red and Kool DJ Red Alert out on the block uptown in Harlem, USA, 1993. For years, NYC radio fans have been listening to Little Red’s voice on the radio introducing his pop’s show. Most people have no idea how old he is because the intro was recorded when he was kid.

Photo by Chi Modu.

Photo 18 Oct Salt-N-Pepa by Janette Beckman in NYC, 1987.

I shot this for a 12-inch single and it was the first time that I’d actually seen this particular type of styling. I think Dapper Dan might have made these jackets. They didn’t have a stylist. They just turned up in this stuff. This is what they decided to wear, just outrageously fabulous. This stuff is not retouched.

Salt-N-Pepa by Janette Beckman in NYC, 1987.

I shot this for a 12-inch single and it was the first time that I’d actually seen this particular type of styling. I think Dapper Dan might have made these jackets. They didn’t have a stylist. They just turned up in this stuff. This is what they decided to wear, just outrageously fabulous. This stuff is not retouched.

Photo 18 Oct Nas records his first album in New York City, 1994.
Time is illmatic!
Photo by Lisa Leone.

Nas records his first album in New York City, 1994.

Time is illmatic!

Photo by Lisa Leone.

Photo 18 Oct Today in Hip-Hop history.Happy 20th Anniversary for two of the greatest albums of all-time! 

Today in Hip-Hop history.

Happy 20th Anniversary for two of the greatest albums of all-time!
 

Photo 18 Oct 1996…

1996…

Photo 17 Oct Today in Hip-Hop history. Whodini’s second album “Escape” was released under Jive Records on October 17, 1984. Today marks its 30th Anniversary.

Today in Hip-Hop history. Whodini’s second album “Escape” was released under Jive Records on October 17, 1984. Today marks its 30th Anniversary.

Photo 17 Oct Today in Hip-Hop history. Steady B’s fourth studio album “Going Steady” was released under Jive Records on October 17, 1989. Today marks its 25th Anniversary.

Today in Hip-Hop history. Steady B’s fourth studio album “Going Steady” was released under Jive Records on October 17, 1989. Today marks its 25th Anniversary.

Photo 17 Oct Group Home by Danny Hastings for The Source Magazine, Issue #75, December 1995.

Group Home by Danny Hastings for The Source Magazine, Issue #75, December 1995.

Photo 17 Oct Today in Hip-Hop history. Reflection Eternal’s debut album “Train of Thought” was released under Rawkus Records on October 17, 2000. Today marks its 14th Anniversary.

Today in Hip-Hop history. Reflection Eternal’s debut album “Train of Thought” was released under Rawkus Records on October 17, 2000. Today marks its 14th Anniversary.

Photo 16 Oct Today In Hip-Hop History:

Inspired and led by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, more than a million Black men gathered in Washington, D.C. to declare their right to justice to atone for their failure as men and to accept responsibility as the family head.

Rosa Parks in the historic million Man march in Washington, D.C., October 1995.
Photo by Chi Modu for The Source Magazine.

Today In Hip-Hop History:

Inspired and led by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, more than a million Black men gathered in Washington, D.C. to declare their right to justice to atone for their failure as men and to accept responsibility as the family head.

Rosa Parks in the historic million Man march in Washington, D.C., October 1995.

Photo by Chi Modu for The Source Magazine.

Photo 15 Oct Today in Hip-Hop history. Poor Righteous Teachers’s  fourth and final studio album “The New World Order” was released under Profile Records on October 15, 1996. Today marks its 18th Anniversary.

Today in Hip-Hop history. Poor Righteous Teachers’s  fourth and final studio album “The New World Order” was released under Profile Records on October 15, 1996. Today marks its 18th Anniversary.

Photo 15 Oct Today in Hip-Hop history. Jeru the Damaja’s second album “Wrath of the Math” was released under FFRR Records on October 15, 1996. Today marks its 18th Anniversary.Cover photo by Danny Hastings.

Today in Hip-Hop history. Jeru the Damaja’s second album “Wrath of the Math” was released under FFRR Records on October 15, 1996. Today marks its 18th Anniversary.

Cover photo by Danny Hastings.

Photo 14 Oct Today in Hip-Hop history. Rawkus Records first acclaimed compilatiom “Soundbombing” was released on October 14, 1997. Today marks its 17th Anniversary.
"DJ Evil Dee is on the mix, come on kick it!"

Today in Hip-Hop history. Rawkus Records first acclaimed compilatiom “Soundbombing” was released on October 14, 1997. Today marks its 17th Anniversary.

"DJ Evil Dee is on the mix, come on kick it!"

Photo 13 Oct Message to the Black Man, East Flatbush Section of Brooklyn, 1980.
Photo by Jamel Shabazz.

Message to the Black Man, East Flatbush Section of Brooklyn, 1980.

Photo by Jamel Shabazz.


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