Today In Hip-Hop: Main Source Releases ‘Breaking Atoms’ Debut

On this day, July 23, in hip-hop history… 1991: East Coast rap group, Main Source, released their classic debut, Breaking Atoms, twenty-three years ago today. The album is remembered as a one of the last seminal records of the golden age of hip-hop. The group consisting of Large Professor, Sir Scratch and K-Cut, Breaking Atoms has gone on to be seen as significantly influential to hip-hop introducing the world to rapper/producer Large Professor and marking the debut of legendary rapper, Nas. Noted for it’s rich, jazzy sonics and intricate layered percussion, Breaking Atoms would spawn several hit singles. Lead single, “Looking At ...

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