On this day in 1998, legendary duo Gang Starr released their 5th studio album Moment Of Truth. This would be their most successful album to date having reached Gold status. This album includes the singles You Know My Steez, Royalty & The Militia.
On this day in 1992, Kris Kross released their classic debut studio album Totally Krossed Out. This album (produced mainly by Jermaine Dupri) was certified 4x Platinum. It peaked at #1 on Billboard's Hot 200 Albums Chart & the R&B Albums Chart. This album includes the singles Jump, Warm It Up, It's A Shame & I Missed The Bus.
On this day in 1993, Jam Master Jay protege's Onyx released their classic debut studio album Bacdafucup. This album was certified Platinum and won a Soul Train Music Award in 1994 for Best Rap Album. This album includes the singles Throw Ya Gunz, Slam & Shifftee.
On this day in 1993, LL Cool J released his fifth studio album 14 Shots To The Dome. This album was certified Gold. It includes the singles How, I'm Comin', Backseat (Of My Jeep), Stand By Your Man and Pink Cookies In A Plastic Bag Getting Crushed by Buildings.
On this day in 1988, Philadelphia natives DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince released their second album He's The DJ, I'm The Rapper. This is the duo's most successful album to date. It was certified Triple Platinum. It includes the singles Parents Just Don't Understand (which put the duo in the history books by winning the first ever Hip Hop Grammy for Best Rap Single), Nightmare On My Street and Brand New Funk.