Today In Hip-Hop: Luniz Releases ‘Operation Stackola’ Debut

On this day, July 4, in hip-hop history… 1995: The hip-hop duo of Knumskull and Yukmouth set to put on for their region with a forward-thinking type of gangsta rap. On Operation Stackola, Luniz incorporated playful and hard-hitting lyrics that were weaved together by smooth funk. It was a crucial West Coast album that was often overlooked. Luniz had the hip-hop anthem of the ‘90s under their name: “I Got Five On It.” The Bay Area rhymeslingers poured tight rhymes over the blunted production, where they talked about collecting money to cop a big sack. The song blew up quickly and motivated ...

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