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#Envogue CELEBRATES 30 years of their DEBUT ‘Born To Sing’ with Expanded Anniversary album! [VID]

On this day EN VOGUE released their debut album ‘Born To Sing’!

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Hip-Hop Icon & #LHHMia star #Trina RECREATES her ground-breaking debut ‘Da Baddest’ 20 years later!

Trina commemorates her debut album ‘Da Baddest’ 20 years later by recreating her iconic album cover!

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WAKE UP JAM #Drake ‘HoustAtlantaVegas’ [audio]


11 years ago Today… #Drake’s NOW ICONIC mixtape ‘So Far Gone’ dropped and the rest is history!

This track jumpstarted so many remixes..but nothing like the original..



ON THIS DAY… 25 YEARS of #TLC’s ‘CrazySexyCool’! [Vids]

.One of my favorite TLC albums.. ‘CrazySexyCool’ turned 25 yesterday!

CrazySexyCool is the second studio album by American girl group TLC. It was released on November 15, 1994, by LaFace and Arista Records.

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ON THIS DAY…. 9 years ago #KanyeWest dropped ‘Monster’ feat. #JayZ #BonIver #RickRoss & #NickiMinaj [vid]


ON THIS DAY, OCTOBER 23rd, 2010–Kanye dropped ‘MONSTER’ with the now ICONIC verse from Nicki Minaj!!!!
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ON THIS DAY…#JanetJackson released ‘Unbreakable’! [Details]

On this day, OCTOBER 2, 2015, Janet Janet released her 11th studio album, ‘Unbreakable’ to critical acclaim! The Album debuted at #1 on Billboard!



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ON THIS DAY… In 1998 #JayZ drops ‘Vol 2…It’s A Hard Knock Life’ [Vids]

On this day back in 1998, Jay-Z dropped his 3rd album ‘Volume 2… It’s A Hard Knock Life’! Iconic!

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ON THIS DAY.. 16 years ago #OutKast dropped ‘SpeakerBoxxx/TheLoveBelow’ [vid]

ON THIS DAY…16 years ago, Outkast released their DOUBLE ALBUM, ‘Speakerboxxx/The Love Below’!!!

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WAKE UP JAM: #JanetJackson “Rhythm Nation” [The Film]

ON THIS DAY Janet Jackson released her fourth studio album ‘Rhythm Nation 1814. The project was released on September 19, 1989, by A&M Records. Although label executives wanted material similar to her previous album, Control (1986), Jackson insisted on creating a concept album addressing social issues. Collaborating with songwriters and record producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, she drew inspiration from various tragedies reported through news media, exploring racism, poverty, and substance abuse, in addition to themes of romance. Although its primary concept was met with mixed reactions, its composition received critical acclaim. Jackson came to be considered a role model for youth because of her socially conscious lyrics.

The songs range from mechanized dance rhythms to soft balladry, giving it appeal across multiple radio formats. It became the singer’s second consecutive album to top the Billboard 200 albums chart in the United States. Certified six-times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), it became the country’s best-selling album of 1990 and has sold an estimated 12 million copies worldwide. Due to its innovative production and lyrical exploration, critics have come to regard it as the pinnacle of Jackson’s artistic achievement. It has been cited as an influence in various musical trends, inspiring numerous artists.

It is the only album in the history of the US Billboard Hot 100 singles chart to have seven commercial singles peak within the top five positions. It is also the only album to produce number one hits on the chart in three separate calendar years (1989–1991). The 30-minute Rhythm Nation 1814 film, a screenplay depicting two aspiring musicians whose lives are disrupted by substance abuse, aired on MTV to promote the album. Jackson received nine Grammy Award nominations, becoming the first woman to be nominated for Producer of the Year and winning Best Long Form Music Video for Rhythm Nation 1814.

Her Rhythm Nation World Tour 1990 became the most successful debut concert tour by a recording artist, in addition to setting venue records in Japan. She was regarded as a fashion icon, with her “Rhythm Nation” attire being emulated by youth. Proceeds from the tour were used to establish the Rhythm Nation Scholarship and fund other educational programs. Jackson received the MTV Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award and the star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her significant contributions to popular culture.

ON THIS DAY… #KanyeWest DROPS ‘Graduation’! [vids]


ON THIS DAY… September 11, 2007, Kanye West DROPPED his 3rd album ‘GRADUATION’ to CRITICAL ACCLAIM!!!


Graduation is the third studio album by American rapper Kanye West, released on September 11, 2007 by Roc-A-Fella Records. Recording sessions took place during 2005 to 2007 at Chung King Studios, Sony Music Studios, Chalice Recording Studios, and the Record Plant. It was primarily produced by West himself, with contributions from DJ Toomp, Mike Dean, Nottz, Brian “All Day” Miller, Eric Hudson, Warryn Campbell, Gee Roberson, Plain Pat, and Jon Brion. The album also features guest appearances from recording artists such as Dwele, T-Pain, Lil Wayne, DJ Premier, and Chris Martin of Coldplay. The album’s cover art and its interior artwork were designed by Japanese contemporary artist Takashi Murakami.
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Saturday Slingback: #ToniBraxton ‘You Mean The World To Me’ [vid]



On this DAY 26 years ago, Toni Braxton released her DEBUT self-entitled album, ‘Toni Braxton’. The WHOLE project was a BOP, but we are just focusing on this one today for the SATURDAY SLINGBACK…. ‘You Mean The World To Me’….all my followers and FANS that stop in…. this is FOR YOU!!!
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#IStandWithNicki #NickiMinaj praises #Lilkim #RemyMa & #FoxyBrown in vintage clips! [Vid]

Nicki Minaj will go down in history as one of the greatest rappers of all time. This is undeniable. This multi-faceted entertainer has forever changed the face of pop culture. Her accolades are endless. Her track record..impeccable. Her star power unmatched. Many critics have tried to pan the international super star as being ungrateful and have slammed her for not paying homage to the greats before her like Lil’kim and Foxy Brown and others. But on the 12th anniversary of the release of her very 1st mixtape, Nicki reminds the fans that she always stood for ALL female rappers in the beginning…even some that would become her foes later. And yes, we here at The Gamutt have stated countless times, Nicki was a huge fan of the original ‘Queen Bee’, Lil’ Kim. From her own mouth…Nicki acknowledged the greats that opened the doors for her….

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