On this day in hip-hop history, Sir Mix-A-Lot released his debut album Swass.
On this day in 1988, Sir Mix-A-Lot released his debut album Swass on NastyMix. The album was self-produced and released on the Seatlle MC's own label.
Swass featured a few hit singles, including "Posse on Broadway," and "Rippin" which Kid Sensation appeared as a guest. The title track's hook would later be used for the 2005 Pussycat Dolls single "Don't Cha."
The album spent fifty-eight weeks on the charts and reached #82 on the Billboard 200 and #20 on the R&B chart. Swass was certified platinum.
Also on this day...
1984 - The Swatch Watch New York City Fresh Fest, said to be the first hip-hop arena tour, kicks off in Greensboro, North Carolina.
1989 - Wreckx-N-Effect released their self-titled full-length debut album on Motown.
1998 - Fat Joe released his third studio album Don Cartagena on Terror Squad.
2014 - ILoveMakonnen released his debut single "Tuesday" on Warner.