On this day in Hip-Hop history, Scarface released his sixth album The Last of a Dying Breed.
On this day in 2000, Scarface released his sixth album The Last of a Dying Breed on Rap-A-Lot. The album featured production from Scarface, Mike Dean, N.O. Joe, Mr. Lee, Swift, Tone Capone, and Erick Sermon. Guest artists featured on the set included UGK, Devin The Dude, Jayo Felony, Daz, Kurupt, Redman, Too $hort, and Jay Z.
The Last of A Dying Breed spawned the single "It Ain't Part II," which reached #77 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart. The album debuted at #7 on the Billboard 200.
Also on this day...
1989 - MC Lyte released her sophomore album Eyes on This on Atlantic.
2000 - Jedi Mind Tricks released their second album Violent by Design on Superegular.
2004 - VH1 hosted its first Hip Hop Honors at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York.
2006 - Sadat X released his third solo album Black October on Female Fun Music.
This day in Birthdays...
Black Thought (1971) - American rapper and lead emcee of The Roots from Philadelphia, PA.
Talib Kweli (1975) - American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, and activist from Brooklyn, New York.