In Hip Hop History Today “Redman released Whut? Thee Album” October 6, 1992
Whut? Thee Album is the debut studio album by rapper Redman; it was released on October 6, 1992, by Def Jam Recordings. While taking place at Ian London Studios, North Shore Soundworks and Power Play Studios, recording sessions began in 1991 and continued into 1992. The album heavily features production from mentor and fellow Hit Squad member Erick Sermon, as well as Redman himself under his birth name, with additional production from Pete Rock. Upon its release, Whut? Thee Album debuted at number 49 on the US Billboard 200. In June 1993, the album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), exceeding the sales of 500,000 copies in the United States. Listen to Whut? Thee Album above.