Today in Hip-Hop: Chill Rob G Drops ‘Ride the Rhythm’

On this day, May 19, in hip-hop history... 1989: On May 19, 1989, New Jersey MC Chill Rob G dropped his debut album, Ride the Rhythm, under Wild Pitch and EMI Records. As an original member of Jersey's Flavor Unit, Rob G signed to Wild Pitch Records in 1987 and made his solo debut with Ride the Rhythm. An encompassing 12-track effort, Ride the Rhythm featured heavy production from Flavor Unit's DJ Mark the 45 King and showcased Rob G's funky, versatile flow. The album spawned four standout out singles, "Let Me Show You", "Court Is Now in Session", "Let the Words ...

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