On this day in Hip-Hop history, Nicki Minaj released her second album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded.
On this day in 2012, Nicki Minaj released her second studio album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded on Young Money. The album featured production from RedOne, Alex da Kid, Kane Beatz, Dr. Luke, Alex P, T-Minus, Rico Beats, and Hit-Boy. Guest artist featured on the set included Cam'ron, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, Nas, Drake, Chris Brown, and Beenie Man.
Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded spawned the hit singles "Starships," which was the lead single and peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100; "Right by My Side," which reached #51 on the Billboard Hot 100; "Beez in the Trap," which peaked at #7 on the Rap chart; "Pound the Alarm," which reached #15 on the Billboard Hot 100; and "Va Va Voom," which peaked at #22 on the Billboard Hot 100. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200. It sold over 250,000 copies its first week and was certified multi-platinum by the RIAA.
Also on this day...
2002 - Cam'ron released the smash hit single "Oh Boy" on Roc-A-Fella.
This day in Birthdays...
Prince Paul (1967) - American DJ, record producer, and recording artist from New York. Best known for his work with Stetsasonic and his production for De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising.