There are many events in rap history that are either unknown or forgotten, from album releases to deaths to random ass events most of us can't even recall. As an attempt to remember those moments, Complex will share an event that helped shape hip-hop in a sometimes minor, sometimes major way. Join us as we look back on This Day in Rap History.
February 28, 1996
On February 28, 1996, at the 38th Grammy Awards, Naughty by Nature's 1995 album Poverty's Paradise won the first Grammy for Best Rap Album. The album peaked at number 3 on the Billboard 200 Chart and number one on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart. The hit single from the album "Feel Me Flow" peaked at the 17th spot on Billboard's Hot 100.