Today In Hip-Hop: The Fugees Release ‘The Score’

On this day, February 13, in hip-hop history...   Today marks 18 years since the Fugees first killed us softly with their multi-platinum sophomore album The Score. The New Jersey trio created a masterpiece that generated many hits and won two Grammy Awards, one that was for Best Rap Album. The Fugees managed to blend their essence of jazz, rap and reggae with old school R&B that captivated the masses and launched the group to superstardom. In 1996 The Score ranked number one on both the Billboard 200 and the R&B/Hip Hop charts. It also spun hits such as “Ready or Not” which ...

Read More