On this day in Hip-Hop history, Drake released his debut album Thank Me Later.
On this day in 2010, Drake released his debut album Thank Me Later on Young Money. The album featured production by Kanye West, Swizz Beatz, Timbaland, Noah "40" Shebib, Boi-1da, and others. Guest artists featured on the set included Lil Wayne, Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, T.I., Swizz Beatz, Jay Z, Young Jeezy, and The-Dream.
Thank Me Later spawned the singles: "Find Your Love," which reached #5 on the Billboard Hot 100; "Miss Me," which was certified gold; "Fireworks," which featured Alicia Keys; "Up All Night," which featured Nicki Minaj; "Fancy," which was nominated for a Grammy; and "Over," which reached #1 on the Rap chart. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200. It was certified multi-platinum by the RIAA.
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2002 - Paul Wall and Chamillionaire released Get Ya Mind Correct on Pain in Full.
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Ice Cube (1969) - American emcee, songwriter, producer, writer, actor, director and businessman from Los Angeles, California. Founding member of the hip-hop groups N.W.A., Westside Connection, and Da Lench Mob.