Today in Hip-Hop: Lost Boyz Release ‘Legal Drug Money’

On this day, June 4, in hip-hop history... 1996: On June 4, 1996, the Lost Boyz—a group of four MCs from  from South Jamaica, Queens, NYC that consisted of Mr. Cheeks, Freaky Tah, DJ Spigg Nice and Pretty Lou—hit the ground running when they released their debut album Legal Drug Money. "Renee," "Lifestyles Of The Rich And Shameless," "Jeeps, Lex Coups, Bimaz & Benz," "Get Up," and "Music Makes Me High" were the hit singles that made their debut a classic. "Renee" was undoubtedly their best record on the album. The single broke the Billboard Top 20 and reached Gold status in 1996. It was also featured on the soundtrack of ...

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