BONUS EPISODE: September 29, 1998 (9-29-98). A Day To Go Down In History

22m | Sep 18, 2023

In this bonus episode, B. Cox looks back at one of the greatest and consequential hip-hop release dates on the last 25 years: September 29, 1998. On this date, five highly anticipated hip-hop albums hit the stores: Jay-Z's Vol 2...Hard Knock Life, Outkast's Aquemini, A Tribe Called Quest's The Love Movement, Black Star's Mos Def and Talib Kweli Are... and Brand Nubian's comeback album Foundation. Each album had its reasons among fans to be highly anticipated. B. Cox looks into these reasons and what atmosphere was like trying acquire all of these releases despite them all being released the same day.

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Show Notes

OkayPlayer: September 29, 1998 Was Rap Music's Last Great Release Date

RockTheBells: RTB Rewind: The Greatest Release Day In Hip-Hop History

The Ringer: Was September 29, 1998, the Greatest Rap Album Release Day Ever?

Level Man: Sept 29, 1998's Iconic Rap Albums, Ranked

Hip-Hop DX: Is September 29, 1998 Still Hip-Hop's Greatest Day?

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