On this day in Hip-Hop history, Lupe Fiasco released his debut album Food & Liquor.
On this day in 2006, Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco dropped his debut album Food & Liquor on Atlantic. The critically acclaimed debut featured production by Kanye West and the Neptunes. Jay Z was credited as executive producer.
Food & Liquor reached #8 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the Rap chart. Lupe was nominated for four Grammys, including best rap album, and won a Grammy for best urban/alternative performance for the single "Daydreamin'," which featured Jill Scott.
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2000 - Cam'ron released his second studio album S.D.E. on Epic.