On this day in Hip-Hop history, Atmosphere released their debut album Overcast!
On this day in 1997, Minneapolis hip-hop group, Atmosphere, released their debut album Overcast! on Rhymesayers. The album was produced by group member, Ant. Guest artists featured on the set included Beyond.
Overcast! spawned the single "Scapegoat," which was a college radio hit and sparked national attention for the group. The album would help influence a generation of Twin City rappers.
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2010 - Wyclef Jean filed for candidacy in the 2010 Haitian presidential election.
This day in Birthdays...
Funkmaster Flex (1968) - American DJ, rapper, record producer, actor, and radio talent from The Bronx, New York.
MCA (1964-2012) - American rapper, musician, songwriter, and filmmaker from Brooklyn, New York. A founding member of the hip-hop group Beastie Boys.