On this day in hip-hop history, Craig Mack released the hit single "Flava In Ya Ear" on Bad Boy.
On July 26, 1994, Craig Mack kicked out his single, "Flava In Ya Ear," released on Bad Boy. The platinum-selling hit single produced by Easy Mo Bee would be featured on Mack's debut album Project: Funk da World released that same year.
"Flave In Ya Ear" was nominated for a Grammy and reached #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #1 on the Rap chart. The track was remixed and featured an all-star cast of artists including LL Cool J, Busta Rhymes, Rampage, and the Notorious B.I.G. This helped popularize remixing already charting tracks by adding other MCs.
Also on this day...
1988 - Eric B. & Rakim released their sophomore album Follow The Leader on Uni.
1989 - 3rd Bass released their debut single "Steppin' to the A.M." on Def Jam.
2005 - Young Jeezy released his third album Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 on CTE/Def Jam.
2011 - Jay Rock released his debut solo album Follow Me Home on Top Dawg Records.