On this day in Hip-Hop history, Jadakiss released his fourth studio album Top 5 Dead or Alive.
On this day in 2015, Jadakiss released his fourth studio album Top 5 Dead or Alive on Def Jam. The album featured production from Swizz Beatz, Rico Beats, Scram Jones, and Just Blaze. Notable guest artists featured on the set were Lil Wayne, Future, Jeezy, Wiz Khalifa, Puff Daddy, Nas, Akon, and Ne-Yo.
Top 5 Dead or Alive debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200 and sold over 60,000 copies its first week. It reached #1 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart.
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