Strictly Business (25th Anniversary Expanded Edition)
Label: FRONTLINE CATALOG (P81)
Exceptional 1988 debut from Long Island duo Erick Sermon and Parrish Smith. Overflowing with sample-heavy beats and top-notch rhymes, Strictly Businessis a classic from start to finish. Nearly every song on here can pack dance floors to this day. Check out "I'm Housin'," "It's My Thing," and "You Gots To Chill."