Baller Alert's Today in Hip-Hop 22 Years Since The Fugees Released 'The Score' @balleralert igees The core Baller Alert’s Today in Hip-Hop 22 Years Since The Fugees Released ‘The Score’-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ 22 years ago today The Fugees released their second album ‘The Score’ on Columbia Records ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ The body of work arguably became the hip-hop trio’s best album With an alternative hip-hop sound the group created a sound and moment that would later go on to dominate the hip-hop industry ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ With three smash singles “Ready or Not” “Fu-Gee-La” and “Killing Me Softly” the album was a major success for the group peaking at number one on the Billboard 200 and the Top R&B-Hip-Hop Albums chart ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ With their lead singles The Fugees showcased impeccable lyricism and amazing production techniques that allowed them to gain worldwide recognition ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ By October 3 1997 ‘The Score’ was certified six times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America RIAA ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ The album earned the group two Grammys in 1996 for “Best Rap Album” and “Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals” for “Killing Me Softly” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ In addition to the awards the album has been praised by many publications and included in multiple “Top 100” lists In 1998 the album was listed in The Source's 100 best rap albums list and in 2003 ‘The Score’ was ranked number 477 on Rolling Stone’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ What was your favorite song from the album? Meme



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