Maverick A Strike
6th August 1997
Maverick a Strike is the debut studio album by Scottish musician Finley Quaye. It was released on 6 August 1997 through 550 Music and Epic Records.
Alternative/Indie, R&B, Soul, Pop, Reggae, Hip Hop
Enter The Wu-Tang
9th November 1993
Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) is the debut studio album by American hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan, released on November 9, 1993, by Loud Records. Recording sessions took place during late 1992 to early 1993 at Firehouse Studio in New York City, and the album was produced by the group's de facto leader RZA.
Hip Hop, East Coast Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop, Gangsta Rap, Alternative Hip Hop
Emergency on Planet Earth
14 June 1993
Emergency on Planet Earth is the debut studio album by English funk and acid jazz band Jamiroquai, released on 14 June 1993 under Sony Soho Square. Prior its release, the band debuted in 1992 with "When You Gonna Learn" under Acid Jazz Records, and front-man Jay Kay was given a major-label deal with Sony Music.
Funk, Acid Jazz
21st October 1983
Soul Mining is the debut album by British post-punk/synth-pop band the The (the 1981 album Burning Blue Soul was originally released by the band's frontman Matt Johnson as a solo album, but later reissues credited it to the The). After a bidding war between major record labels which resulted in the group signing with CBS Records, Johnson began recording the album in New York City, but the initial recording sessions were aborted after the album's first two singles and Johnson returned to London where he wrote and recorded the rest of the record.
Pop, New Wave, Post-punk, Synth-pop
12th June 1990
Mariah Carey is the self-titled debut studio album by American singer-songwriter Mariah Carey, released on June 12, 1990, by Columbia Records. Its music incorporates a range of contemporary genres with a mix of slow ballads and up-tempo tracks.
Pop, R&B, Contemporary, Soul, Dance, Adult Contemporary
19th April 1994
Illmatic is the debut studio album by American rapper Nas. It was released on April 19, 1994, by Columbia Records. After signing with the label with the help of MC Serch, Nas recorded the album in 1992 and 1993 at Chung King Studios, D&D Recording, Battery Studios, and Unique Recording Studios in New York City.
Hip Hop, Gangsta Rap, East Coast Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop