On this day in hip-hop history, J Dilla released his third studio album The Shining.
On this day in 2006, J Dilla released his third studio album The Shining on BBE Records.
The Shining was incomplete at the time of J Dilla's passing on February 10, 2006. It was the first posthumous album. The Shining Instrumentals was released later that same year in October.
J Dilla's The Shining debuted and peaked at #103 on the Billboard 200. It reached #35 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and #9 on the Top Independent Albums chart.
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