Today In Hip-Hop: Salt-n-Pepa Releases ‘Hot, Cool, & Vicious’

On this day, December 8, in hip-hop history... 1986: Twenty-eight years ago today, female hip-hop collective Salt-n-Pepa stepped on the scene with their debut album Hot, Cool, & Vicious. With the release of this album, Salt, Pepa, and DJ Spinderella became one of the first all-female rap group to release a full length project, which later earned them the title of being the very first American female rap group to have an album reach gold and platinum status. The 1987 re-release of Hot, Cool, & Vicious featured "Push It," one of Salt-n-Pepa's most iconic singles to this day. The single also climbed its ...

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