On this present day in Hip Hop historical past, famed rap duo Gang Starr launched their first compilation album, Full Clip: Decade of Gang Starr.
Dropping a yr after the duo’s hottest album Second of Reality, this compilation album contained a few of the group’s greatest singles stemming from their prolific 10-year profession.
It’s widespread information Gang Starr had one of many longest profitable careers in Hip Hop and this double LP biggest hits compilation is proof of their longevity. Solely after the passing of 2Pac had there been a biggest hits compilation spanning two discs. The sheer quantity and high quality of this mission completely describe the flexibility of one in all rap’s most underrated tandems. Commercially, the mission did pretty nicely peaking at #33 on the Billboard 200 chart and making appearances on music charts within the Netherlands, France, Germany, and Sweden. The album was licensed gold within the yr of its launch and continues to promote copies throughout the globe. Following this launch, the group went on to take a four-year hiatus earlier than placing out their last LP The Ownerz in 2003.