This Day In Hip Hop and Rap History
 


This Day In Hip Hop and Rap History


July 3rd – Ludacris releases the smash hit single, “Area Codes”, on Def Jam South Records, on this day in 2001.

“Area Codes” was from Ludacris’ Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum selling third album “Word Of Mouf”.

“Area Codes” was also featured in the New Line Cinema action-comedy “Rush Hour 2”, starring Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan, released the same year.

“Area Codes’ was also featured in the 2001 Universal Pictures action-drama “The Fast And The Furious”, starring Vin Diesel and the late Paul Walker.

“Area Codes” was produced by Jazze Pha and featured Nate Dogg.