On this day in hip-hop history, Coolio dropped his debut album It Takes A Thief.
Today in hip-hop history, 1994, Coolio released his debut album It Takes a Thief on Tommy Boy. The delicious album full of funk and humorous rhymes was produced by Bryan Dobbs.
It Takes a Thief featured four singles, including the funk classic "Fantastic Voyage," which peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #2 on the Rap chart. The song was sampled from the Lakeside's funk track with the same title.
The album reached #8 on the Billboard 200.
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1994 - MC Eiht released his debut solo album We Come Strapped on Epic.
2011 - DJ Khalid released We the Best Forever on Universal Motown.