On this day in Hip-Hop history, Slick Rick released his second studio album The Ruler's Back.
On this day in 1991, Slick Rick released his second studio album The Ruler's Back on Def Jam. The album was produced by Vance Wright, Mr. Lee, and Slick Rick. Russell Simmons was the executive producer.
The Ruler's Back spawned the singles "I Shouldn't Have Done It," which reached #50 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart and #2 on the Rap chart; "Mistakes of a Woman in Love With Other Men;" and "It's A Boy." The album peaked at #29 on the Billboard 200. It reached #18 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart.
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1996 - Nas released his second studio album It Was Written on Columbia.
2011 - Kendrick Lamar released his debut album Section.80 on Top Dawg.
2013 - Far East Movement released the single "The Illest" on Cherrytree.
This day in Birthdays...
DJ Tony Touch (1969) - American singer-songwriter, DJ, producer, and hip-hop break dancer of Puerto Rican descent from Brooklyn, New York.