#VitalFactz: 30th Anniversary: Eric B. & Rakim (Follow The Leader)
On this day in 1988, Eric B. & Rakim released their second studio album Follow The Leader. This album was certified Gold. It's their highest charting album to date having peaked at #22 on Billboard's Hot 200 Albums Chart & #7 on The R&B Albums Chart. It includes the single Microphone Fiend as well as the title track.