On this day in 1998, Terror Squad member Big Pun released his highly anticipated debut album Capital Punishment. This album was certified Platinum, making Pun the first (solo) Latino rapper to reach this plateau. Sadly, this would be the only album released during his lifetime. This album includes the singles I'm Not a Player, Still Not a Player, You Came Up & Twinz (Deep Cover 98).
On this day in 1994, Atlanta based duo Outkast (the first rap act signed to LaFace Records) released their debut studio album Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik. This album was certified Platinum. It includes the singles Player's Ball, Git Up, Git Out as well the title track Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik.
On this day in 1985, Grandmaster Flash (with his newly formed group following the breakup of The Furious Five) released the album They Said It Couldn't Be Done. It includes the singles Sign Of The Times, Girls Love The Way He Spins and Larry's Dance Theme.
On this day in 2000, Cypress Hill released their 5th studio album Skull & Bones. This album was certified Platinum. It includes the singles (Rock) Superstar, (Rap) Superstar, Can't Get The Best Of Me as well as Highlife.