On this day in Hip-Hop history, Eazy-E posthumously released Str8 off tha Steetz...
On this day in 1996, Ruthless Records released the posthumous album from Eazy-E, Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton. The album was released ten months after his death. It featured production from DJ Yella, Bobby "Bobcat" Ervin, Naughty by Nature, Roger Troutman, and Eazy-E. Guest artists featured on the album included MC Res, Dresta, and B.G. Knocc Out.
Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton spawned the two singles "Tha Muthaphukkin' Real," which just missed the top forty on the Billboard Hot 100 and #2 on the Rap chart; and "Just tah Let U Know," which peaked at #45 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #4 on the Rap chart. The album reached #3 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the R&B chart. The album was certified gold by the RIAA.
Also on this day...
2007 - X Clan released their third album, Return from Mecca, on Suburban Noize.
2007 - Sean Price released his second studio album Jesus Price Supastar on Duck Down Records.
2015 - Kid Ink released his third studio album Full Speed on RCA.