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 1999, Naughty By Nature released their 5th studio album (their 4th under the name Naughty By Nature) Nineteen Naughty Nine: Nature's Fury. This album was certified Gold. It includes the singles Dirt All By My Lonely, Live Or Die, Jamboree and Holiday.
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.