On this day in Hip-Hop history, Whodini released their third album Back in Black.
On this day in 1986, Whodini released their third album Back in Black on Jive. The album was recorded in London and produced by Larry Smith. The group's DJ, Grandmaster Dee, made his vocal debut on the set.
Back in Black spawned the classic joints "Fugitive" and "Last Night (I Had a Long Talk with Myself)" and the singles "One Love," which reached #10 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart; "Growing Up," which peaked at #58 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart; and "Funky Beat," which reached #19 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart. The album peaked at #35 on the Billboard 200 and reached #4 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart. It was certified gold by the RIAA in June, 1986.
Also on this day...
2003 - Bone Crusher released his debut album AttenCHUN! on So So Def/Arista.
2008 - The Roots released their eighth studio album Rising Down on Def Jam.
2016 - Drake released Views on Young Money.
This day in Birthdays...
Master P (1970) - American rapper, entrepreneur, songwriter, actor, record executive, record producer, philanthropist, and former basketball player from New Orleans, Louisiana.