On this day in Hip-Hop history, Eminem and Elton John performed "Stan" at the Grammy Awards.
On this day in 2001, Eminem and Elton John performed "Stan" at the 43rd Grammy Awards. In response to a protest by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation the day of the Awards for what some perceived as homophobic lyrics in Eminem's music, Em invited Elton John, an openly gay man, to perform with him on stage. Sir Elton John sang the Dido chorus for the song "Stan."
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1995 - DJ Quik released his third album Safe + Sound on Profile Records.