On this day in Hip-Hop history, the Beastie Boys released their final album Hot Sauce Committee (Pt 2)
On this day in 2011, the Beastie Boys released their eighth and final studio album Hot Sauce Committee Part Two on Capitol. The album was self-produced by the Beasties and was originally intended to be released as two parts, however, the initial release for Part One in 2009 was delayed after group member MCA was diagnosed with cancer. Guest artists featured on the set included Nas, and Santigold.
Hot Sauce Committee Part Two spawned four singles: "Lee Majors Come Again," which was the lead single off the album and was featured in EA's game Skate 3; "Too Many Rappers," which reached #93 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was nominated for a Grammy; "Make Some Noise," which peaked at #12 on the Rock chart; and "Don't Play No Game That I Can't Win," which peaked at #80 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart. The album debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200 and topped both the R&B/Hip-Hop and Rap charts.
Also on this day...
1999 - Naughty By Nature released their fifth album Nineteen Naughty Nine: Nature's Fury on Arista.
2004 - Jay Z released the single "99 Problems" on Roc-A-Fella.
2010 - B.o.B. released B.o.B. Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray on Atlantic.
2015 - Yelawolf released his second studio album Love Story on Shady/Interscope.