This Day In Hip Hop and Rap History

This Day In Hip Hop and Rap History

November 22nd – Redman releases his sophomore album, “Dare Iz A Darkside”, on Def Jam Records, 20 years ago, on this day in 1994.

The album by the legendary Newark, New Jersey MC would go gold.

“Dare Iz A Darkside” was produced by Erick Sermon, Rockwilder and Redman as well.

Singles off of the album included, “Rockafella” and “Can’t Wait”.

The album’s cover is a reference to the Funkadelic 1971 set “Maggot Brain”.

The track “Cosmic Slop”, featuring Erick Sermon and Keith Murray, shares its name with a 1973 Funkadelic album.

Hurricane G would guest on the track “We Run N.Y.”.

“Dare Iz A Darkside” would go to the top of Billboard’s U.S. R&B Albums Chart.