On this day in Hip-Hop history, Ultramagnetic MC's released their debut album Critical Beatdown.
On this day in 1988, the Ultramagnetic MC's released their debut studio album Critical Beatdown on Next Plateau. The album was primarily produced by crew member Ced-Gee and featured a blend of electronic music and extensive funk samples.
Critical Beatdown achieved modest success at its release and reached #57 on the R&B chart. It is considered an influential example of New York rap from hip-hop's "golden era."
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1994 - Paris released his third album Guerrilla Funk on Priority.
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Russell Simmons (1957) - American entrepreneur, record producer and author. CEO of Rush Communications and Cofounder of Def Jam Recordings.