On this day in Hip-Hop history, Ice Cube released the hit single "Pushin' Weight."
On this day in 1998, Ice Cube released the hit single "Pushin' Weight" on Priority. The single was self-produced by Cube and by N.O. Joe. The cut featured Ice Cube's protege Mr. Short Khop.
"Pushin' Weight" peaked at #1 on the Rap chart. It was certified gold.
Also on this day...
2004 - Ja Rule released the single "New York," on The Inc.
2005 - Jay Z and Nas squashed their longstanding beef at a concert in New Jersey.