On this day in Hip-Hop history, Salt-N-Pepa released their fourth album Very Necessary.
On this day in 1993, Salt-N-Pepa released their fourth album Very Necessary on Next Plateau. The album was self-produced by Salt and by Hurby "Luv Bug" Azor. The R&B group En Vogue were featured guests on the album.
Very Necessary spawned a few major hit singles. "Shoop," which reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100, "Whatta Man," which featured En Vogue and hit #3 on the chart, and "None of Your Business," which peaked at #32 on the Billboard Hot 100 and won the Grammy for best rap performance.
The fourth album from the all-female rap group spent eighty-nine weeks on the Billboard 200 and peaked at #4 on the chart. It reached #6 on the R&B chart. It was certified multi-platinum.
Also on this day...
1993 - Leaders of the New School released their second and final studio album T.I.M.E. (The Inner Mind's Eye) on Elektra.
1999 - Warren G released his third studio album I Want It All on Restless.
1999 - Mos Def released his solo debut album Black on Both Sides on Rawkus.
1999 - Sole' released the single "4, 5, 6" on DreamWorks.