In Hip Hop History Today: M.O.P. release Firing Squad on October 22, 1996
Firing Squad is hardcore rap group M.O.P.’s second album released on Relativity Records in 1996. It features production by DJ Premier, Big Jaz, Ali Dee, and M.O.P. & Laze E. Laze and guest appearances by Kool G. Rap, Teflon, and Battle. The whole album was mixed and overseen by DJ Premier, a tradition that would also carry on over the next two M.O.P. albums. The album is broken down track-by-track by M.O.P. in Brian Coleman’s book Check the Technique. Listen to Firing Squad below.