On this day in Hip-Hop history, Foxy Brown released her debut studio album Ill Na Na.
On this day in 1996, Foxy Brown released her debut studio album Ill Na Na on Def Jam. The album featured production from the Trackmasters, Teddy Riley, Divine Allah, Rich Nice, George Pearson, and Charly Charles. Notable guest artists featured on the Brooklyn rapper's debut set were BLACKstreet, Dru Hill, Jay Z, Method Man, Kid Capri, and Havoc of Mobb Deep.
Ill Na Na spawned the classic hit singles "Get Me Home," which reached #42 on the Billboard Hot 100, "Big Bad Mama," which peaked at #53 on the Billboard Hot 100, and "I'll Be," which reached #5 on the R&B chart. "I'll Be" was a reworking of the 1985 hit "I'll Be Good" by Rene & Angela. The album debuted at #7 on the Billboard 200 and #2 on the R&B and Hip-Hop chart. It is certified multi-platinum.
Also on this day...
1996 - Mobb Deep released their third album Hell on Earth on Loud.
2002 - Talib Kweli released his debut studio album Quality on Rawkus.
2010 - Nicki Minaj released her debut album Pink Friday on Universal.