Today In Hip-Hop: De La Soul Released ‘Buhloone Mindstate’ 20 Years Ago

On this day in hip, September 21, in hip-hop history... 1993: The climate is a little different these days but 20 years ago, the worst thing you could do as a hip-hop artist was go "pop." Respect was earned by rappers who could achieve success without having to resort to the type of radio-friendly moves that might have earned you fans in the mainstream but the disdain of hip-hop. The trick was to find balance. Rap fans didn't hate you for getting money but the trick was finding success on your own terms - hip-hop's terms.  Buhloone Mindstate, De La ...

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