On this day in Hip-Hop history, 2Pac released the single "California Love."
On this day in 1995, 2Pac released the single "California Love" on Death Row. The song was released as 2Pac's comeback single after his release from prison. It was his first single released as an artist as a member of Death Row.
"California Love" was produced by Dr. Dre. The single reached and spent two weeks at #1 on the BillboardHot 100. It reached #1 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart and the Rap chart. It was nominated for a posthumous Grammy Award in 1997. It sold over two million copies and was certified multi-platinum by the RIAA.