On this day in Hip-Hop history, LL Cool J released the single "I'm Bad."
On this day in 1987, LL Cool J released the single "I'm Bad" on Def Jam. The leadoff single from Bigger and Deffer was produced by LL and L.A. Posse and sampled "Theme from S.W.A.T." by Rhythm Heritage. The visuals for the single was an action crime caper with an anti drug message. "I'm Bad" peaked at #84 on the Billboard Hot 100. It reached #4 on the R&B chart.
Also on this day...
1989 - Heavy D & the Boyz released their sophomore album Big Tyme on Uptown.
2000 - Three 6 Mafia released their fourth studio album When the Smoke Clears: Sixty 6, Sixty 1 on Loud.
2000 - Slum Village released their second album Fantastic, Vol. 2 on GoodVibe.
2000 - Quasimoto released their debut album The Unseen on Stones Throw Records.
2006 - Busta Rhymes released his seventh album The Big Bang on Flipmode in collaboration with Aftermath.
2006 - Yung Joc released the single "It's Goin' Down" on Atlantic.