Today In Hip-Hop: Ma$e Releases ‘Harlem World’

On this day, October 28, in hip-hop history... 1997: It wasn't surprising that Ma$e would become the next big star on Bad Boy Records after his smash guest appearances on both Puff Daddy's No Way Out and The Notorious B.I.G.'s Life After Death. 1997's Harlem World solidified Ma$e's position as the Prince of Bad Boy and a burgeoning hip-hop megastar in his own right. Released in October 1997, Harlem World was a smash-hit landing at No. 1 on the Billboard charts and selling in excess of 3 million records. The combination of Ma$e's buttery flow and the Bad Boy pop sensibility was a ...

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