Oct. 18 in Hip-Hop Historical past

On this present day, Digable Planets launched their beloved second album, Blowout Comb. Additionally, two Houston legends Scarface and Bun B dropped two nice initiatives as properly. Test it out beneath.

1991: Insane Clown Posse start their rampage with their debut album Carnival of Carnage

Insane Clown Posse have been rocking the mic and carrying clown make-up for almost 30 years. All of it started with their debut album Carnival of Carnage, which they dropped on this present day in 1991 on their very own Psychopathic Information label.

ICP’s Shaggy 2 Dope and Violent J solely garnered regional success with the album however it was a superb begin. By means of their chaotic dwell reveals, in-store appearances and merchandising, they had been in a position to arrange a strong fan base that has now organically grown to hundreds of thousands of Juggalos throughout the nation. Throughout their profession, ICP have been deemed essentially the most hated band on the planet, and regardless of their success, they’re nonetheless the Rodney Dangerfield of rock-rap –– they get no respect.

“Have a look at us now. We’re nonetheless scrubs,” stated Shaggy 2 Dope (by way of LA Weekly). “No Grammys, no Hollywood events, no celeb appearances, none of that. We simply do not depend. Even after promoting 5 million albums, we simply do not depend. It is in our blood. For eternity, we’re gonna be the fucking underdog. It doesn’t matter what occurs.”

“The very last thing we wanna come off like, and I actually imply this, is that we’re bitching and complaining about our profession,” added Violent J. “I really like the place we’re. I really like that we’re ‘The Most Hated Band within the World.’ I really like how misunderstood we’re — that is what makes us so particular to our followers.”

1994: Digable Planets ship their landmark second album Blowout Comb

Following the success of their 1993 debut album Reachin’ (A New Refutation of Time and House), Digable Planets was given an enormous…

Oct. 18 in Hip-Hop Historical past