On this day in Hip-Hop history, dead prez released their debut studio album Let's Get Free.
On this day in 2000, dead prez released their debut studio album Let's Get Free on Loud. The album was produced by the group along with Hedrush, Kanye West, and Lord Jamar of Brand Nubian. Guest artists featured on the album included Tahir and People's Army, and Maintain.
Let's Get Free spawned the singles "It's Bigger Than Hip-Hop," which reached #43 on the Rap chart; "Hip-Hop," which peaked at #49 on the Rap chart; and the underground hit "I'm an African." The album peaked at #73 on the Billboard 200. It reached #22 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart.
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1987 - Run-D.M.C. released the single "It's Tricky" on Profile.
2000 - Ghostface Killah released his second studio album Supreme Clientele on Epic Records.
2000 - Drama released his debut album Causin' Drama on Atlantic.
2018 - Love Bug Starski passed away.