On this day in Hip-Hop history, YG released his second studio album Still Brazy.
On this day in 2016, YG released his second studio album Still Brazy on Def Jam. The sociopolitically inspired album was produced by Terrace Martin, Ty Dolla $ign, Hit-Boy, P-Lo and others. Guest artists featured on the set included Drake, Lil Wayne, Nipsey Hussle, and more.
Still Brazy spawned the singles: "Twist My Fingaz," which was the lead single; "FDT," which was the protest song, Fuck Donald Trump, and reached #50 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart; and "Why You Always Hating'?," which peaked at #62 on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached #18 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart. The album debuted at #6 on the Billboard 200. It reached #3 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart.
Also on this day...
1997 - Capone-N-Noreaga released their debut album The War Report on Penalty.
1997 - The Lost Boyz released their second album Love, Peace, & Nappiness on Uptown.
2011 - Pitbull released his sixth album Planet Pit on J Records.
2016 - The Game released the soundtrack Streets of Compton on eOne Music.
This day in Birthdays...
Krayzie Bone (1973) - American rapper, singer, producer, and entrepreneur from Cleveland, Ohio. Member of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.
Kendrick Lamar (1987) - American rapper, songwriter, and record producer from Compton, California.