I’m talking about , which was only fifteen years ago — but that’s how much the world of music has changed.
“I always say, if big bands like the Rolling Stones can get together and rock out, then why not? ’ It’s funny, because if a Fugee album comes out, people would actually want to go pick the physical version up.” If bandmate Lauryn Hill is any indication, though, Jean isn’t going to be getting what he wants any time soon.
Jay-Z’s “Reasonable Doubt” was one of those records.
And the Fugees’ “The Score” was one of those records.
Back then, in the nineties, a record could come out and sell 15 million copies if it struck a chord with the world at the time.
Back then, radio could still make a somebody out of a nobody, and you couldn’t get recorded music for free unless you taped it live off the radio.