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Particular person explainer movies of three definitive hip-hop albums can be featured all through Black Music Month ’96 Once more. Every of the movies is a two-minute mini-documentary exploring the historical past of the album.
The video coming June 10 delves into ATLiens, Outkast’s second studio album, the American hip-hop duo’s outer space-inspired musical lens on modern Atlanta from road hustlers to extra-terrestrials. June 17’s mini-doc tells the story behind Ironman, the debut solo album from American rapper/Wu-Tang Clan cofounder Ghostface Killah. On June 24, a brand new Licensed quick video explores the historical past of It Was Written, the 1996 tour de power that catapulted Nas from the New York hip-hop underground into the American cultural mainstream with iconic tracks like “If I Dominated The World (Think about That)” (that includes Lauryn Hill) driving the album into the #1 slot on the Billboard 200.
Each Friday throughout June 2021, Licensed will rediscover treasures from The ’96 Vault, inviting followers inside to expertise deep cuts and uncommon gems from their favourite artists, albums, periods and exhibits from the period. Out there on all platforms, The ’96 Vault presents ultra-rare remixes, iconic radio edits, instrumental jams, beforehand unreleased and out-of-print recordings and shock content material.
Out there Friday, June 4:
Kris Kross – “Stay and Die for Hip-hop” (from Younger, Wealthy & Harmful)
Xzibit – “Paparazzi” (from On the Velocity of Life)
Mobb Deep – “Entrance Traces (Hell On Earth)” (from Hell On Earth)
Celly Cel – “Killa Kali” (from Killa Kali)
Out there Friday, June 11:
Xzibit – “The Basis” (from On the Velocity of Life)
Keith Murray – “The Rhyme” (from Enigma)
Sadat X – “Grasp ‘Em Excessive” (from Wild Cowboys)
Out there Friday, June 18:
UGK – “One Day” (from Ridin’ Soiled)
M.O.P. – “Lifeless & Gone” / “Stick To Ya Gunz” (from Firing Squad)
Too $hort – “Gettin’ It” EP (from Gettin’ It (Album Quantity Ten))
Out there Friday, June 25:
9 – “Lyin King” (from Cloud 9)
Smoothe Da Hustler – “Hustler’s Theme” (from As soon as Upon a Time in America)
Cella Dwellas – “We Acquired It Hemmed” (from Realms ‘n Actuality)
Licensed is devoted to the historical past and affect of R&B and Hip-Hop, music that continues to form the tradition. With unique entry to Sony Music Leisure’s (SME) archives, Licensed gives entry to uncommon and unreleased albums, singles, remixes, pictures and video footage from iconic SME labels like Jive, Loud, Ruffhouse, J Information, Arista, LaFace, So So Def, Profile, RCA Information, Epic, and Columbia—all to assist inform the tales of undisputed classics of Hip-Hop and R&B.
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