#BlackHistoryMonth: 20 Albums You Won't Believe Turns 20 in 2019!

For Black History Month, we would like to take you back. Way back. Back to twenty-years ago when R&B and hip-hop music reached a pivotal moment not just in black culture but also mainstream pop culture. Lauryn Hill ’s The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (Lauryn Hill) album took home five Grammys including the coveted Album of the Year. Lil Wayne first splashed on the music scene with Tha Block Is Hot and Mariah Carey was crowned the Artist of the Decade earning her 14th No. 1 single.

So here on Power 105.1 we’re featuring some of our favorite R&B/Hip-Hop albums that will be reaching its 20th anniversary this year.

Destiny's Child - The Writing's on the Wall

TLC - Fanmail

Jennifer Lopez - On the 6

Mariah Carey - Rainbow

702 - 702

Donell Jones - Where I Wanna Be

Mary J. Blige - Mary

Brian McKnight - Back At One

Eric Benét - A Day In The Life

Christina Aguilera - Christina Aguilera (Expanded Edition)

Eminem - The Slim Shady LP

Missy Elliott - Da Real World

Nas - I Am

Foxy Brown & Althea - Chyna Doll

Eve - Let There Be Eve...Ruff Ryders' First Lady

Jay-Z - Vol. 3... Life and Times of S. Carter

Dr. Dre - 2001

Lil Wayne - Tha Block Is Hot

The Notorious B.I.G. - Born Again

Puff Daddy - Forever

What was your favorite album 20 years ago? Let us know your thoughts!

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