Today In Hip-Hop: Jadakiss Released ‘Kiss Tha Game Goodbye’

On this day, March 27th, in hip-hop history... 2001: At just 26 years old, critics were already wondering if Jadakiss had missed his window. The Yonkers emcee came up as the frontman of The LOX, forging a close relationship with Biggie Smalls and eventually signing to Bad Boy Records. The LOX’s debut LP Money, Power & Respect dropped in ‘98, going platinum and earning rotation across New York. But the trio was frustrated with Puffy’s increasingly polished production, and bolted for a smaller Ruff Ryders imprint shortly after the album was released. Jadakiss was suddenly without major backing for his solo debut, ...

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