On this day in Hip-Hop history, Slick Rick released his third album Behind Bars.
On this day in 1994, Slick Rick released his third album Behind Bars on Def Jam. The album featured production from Pete Rock, Vance Wright, Large Professor, Easy Mo Bee, and Warren G. Notable guest artists featured on the album were Doug E. Fresh, Nice & Smooth, and Warren G.
Behind Bars spawned two hit singles: "Behind Bars," which reached #12 on the Rap chart and "Sittin' In My Car," which peaked at #11 on the Rap chart. The album reached #51 on the Billboard 200. It reached #11 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart.
Also on this day...
1994 - Redman released his sophomore album Dare Iz a Darkside on Def Jam.
2010 - Kanye West released his sixth album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy on Roc-A-Fella.