Today In Hip Hop: Naughty By Nature Releases Self-Titled Album

On this day, September 3, in hip hop history... 1991: After unleashing their debut album Independent Leaders under the moniker New Style in 1989, the gritty New Jersey-bred trio now known as Naughty by Nature unveiled what would soon to be their highly successful self-titled album that would cultivate the ambiance of music during the golden age of hip-hop culture. Due to the large attainment of their infectious Jackson 5 influenced hit single “O.P.P.”, the album peaked for weeks in the fall season of 1991 at the top of the Billboard charts while fueling the prompt success of the rebellious collective. Naughty ...

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