On this day in hip-hop history, Clipse released their debut studio album Lord Willin'.
On this day in 2002, Clipse released their debut studio album Lord Willin' on Star Trak/Arista. The Virginia hip-hop duo of Malice and Pusha T would have their album certified gold.
Lord Willin' was produced by their mentors, the Neptunes. The album featured that summer's smash hit "Grindin'," which reached #30 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #8 on the Rap chart. The single "When the Last Time" topped the R&B/Hip-Hop and Rap charts at #1.
The album itself reached #4 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
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