On this day in Hip-Hop history, the soundtrack for New Line Cinema's Friday was released.
On this day in 1995, the soundtrack to New Line Cinema's Friday was released on Priority. The soundtrack featured contributions from Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Cypress Hill, 2 Live Crew, Scarface, and many more. Fridayreached #1 in both the Billboard 200 and the R&B chart. It was certified multi-platinum by the RIAA in June, 1996.
Also on this day...
1995 - BMG Records released the compilation Pump Ya Fist: Hip-hop Inspired by the Black Panthers.
2000 - Da Brat released her third studio album Unrestricted on So Def.
2006 - Proof was shot and killed in Detroit, Michigan.
2014 - Outkast performed their first reunion show at Coachella.