On this day in Hip-Hop history, Gravediggaz released their second album The Pick, the Sickle, and the Shovel.
On this day in 1997, horrorcore supergroup the Gravediggaz made up of Prince Paul, Poetic, Frukwan, and RZA released their second studio album The Pick, the Sickle, and the Shovel on Gee Street. The album was mostly produced by Wu members True Master, 4th Disciple, and Darkim Be Allah.
The Pick, the Sickle, and the Shovel reached #20 on the Billboard 200. It reached #7 on the R&B chart.
Also on this day...
1997 - Ma$e released the hit single "Feel So Good" on Bad Boy.
1997 - LL Cool J released his seventh studio album Phenomenon on Def Jam.