On this day in Hip-Hop history, Gang Starr released their third album Daily Operation.
On this day in 1992, Gang Starr released their third album Daily Operation on EMI. The album was self-produced and contained samples from Aretha Franklin, Schoolly D, Eric B. & Rakim, and Charles Mingus, and others. Artists Lil Dap and Jeru the Damaja were featured as guests on the set.
Daily Operation spawned the hits "Ex Girl to Next Girl" and "Take It Personal," which both reached the top five on the Rap chart. The album reached #65 on the Billboard 200. It peaked at #14 on the R&B chart.
Also on this day...
1979 - Robert Ford wrote the Billboard article titled "Jive Talking N.Y. DJs Rapping Away in Black Discos."
1998 - Rawkus Records released the compilation album Lyricist Lounge, Volume One.
2009 - Sadat X released his fifth solo album Brand New Bein' on Loud.
2015 - Silento released his debut single "Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)" on Capitol.