On this day in Hip-Hop history, T.I. released his third studio album Urban Legend.
On this day in 2004, T.I. released his third studio album Urban Legend on Atlantic. The album featured production from DJ Toomp, the Neptunes, Lil Jon, Jazze Pha, Scott Storch, Swizz Beatz, and others. Notable guests featured on the album were Lil' Kim, Mannie Fresh, Lil Wayne, Nelly, B.G., and Pharrell.
Urban Legend spawned a few hit singles including the lead single "Bring Em Out," which peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100; "U Don't Know Me," which reached #4 on the Rap chart and #23 on the Billboard Hot 100; and "ASAP," which was certified gold and peaked at #14 on the Rap charts. The album reached #7 on the Billboard 200 and was certified platinum.
Also on this day...
1994 - 2Pac was shot 5 times and robbed in the lobby of Quad Studios.
1999 - Rakim released his second solo album The Master on Universal.
2004 - Nas released his seventh studio album Street's Disciple on Columbia.