Today In Hip-Hop: Scarface Releases ‘The Diary’

On this day, October 18, in hip-hop history... 1994: By the time that the early 1990s rolled around, Brad Jordan A.K.A. Scarface had already established himself as the South's greatest lyricist. As a member of the seminal Geto Boys, Scarface had become renowned for his gritty, gangster storytelling and textured lyricism and was well on his way to becoming a true legend in the rap game.  He took a step further into hip-hop canonization with the release of his epic magnum opus, The Diary, on October 18, 1994. The Diary is easily one of hip-hop's greatest album; it's lofty reputation as an operatic masterpiece built from ...

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