On this day in Hip-Hop history, Jay Dee aka J Dilla released his debut studio album Welcome 2 Detroit.
On this day in 2001, Jay Dee aka J Dilla released his debut studio album Welcome 2 Detroit on BBE. Dilla produced the entire album except for the track "The Clapper," which was co-produced by Karriem Riggins.
The album featured local guest artists like Dwele, Blu, Elzhi, Frank-N-Dank, Beej, Hodge Podge and Lacks, and Phat Kat.
Welcome 2 Detroit spawned the single "Pause." An instrumental version of the album would be released in August, 2005.
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2001 - City High released the single "What Would You Do?" on Interscope.