On this day in Hip-Hop history, AZ released his fifth album A.W.O.L.
On this day in 2005, Brooklyn MC AZ released his fifth studio album A.W.O.L. on Quiet Money. The album was the first to be released on AZ's own label and spawned the hit single "The Come Up" which was produced by DJ Premier.
The album reached #10 on the Rap chart and featured guest artists like Ghostface Killah and Raekwon of the Wu-Tang Clan.