On this day in Hip-Hop history, Above the Law released their debut album Livin' Like Hustlers.
On this day in 1990, the four-man crew (Cold 187um, Go Mack, KMG the Illustrator, and DJ Total K-Oss) from Pomona, California, Above the Law released their debut album Livin' Like Hustlers on Ruthless. The album was produced by the group, Dr. Dre, Laylaw, and was executively produced by Eazy E.
Livin' Like Hustlers spawned the singles "Untouchable," which reached #1 on the Hot Rap Singles chart and "Murder Rap," which also peaked at #1 on the Hot Rap chart. N.W.A. were featured on the joint "The Last Song." The album reached #75 on the Billboard 200. It peaked at #14 on the R&B/HipHop chart.
Also on this day...
2005 - Cormega released his fourth album The Testament on his own Legal Hustle Records.
2015 - Common and John Legend won an Oscar for best original song for their song "Glory."
This day in Birthdays...
J-Live (1976) - American rapper, DJ, and producer from New York.