This Day In Hip Hop and Rap History

This Day In Hip Hop and Rap History

March 1st – Hammer releases his fifth album, “The Funky Headhunter”, on Giant Records, on this day in 1994.

This would be the Oaktown superstar’s second album since dropping the “MC” from his stage name.

He would reclaim the “MC” on his next album on 1995’s “Inside Out”.

The platinum-selling set would feature production by Teddy Riley, The Whole 9, Stefan Adamek, The Hines Brothers and G-Bomb.

Tha Dogg Pound would guest on the track “Sleepin’ On A Master Plan”.

Hit singles from the album would include “It’s All Good” and the Riley produced “Pumps And A Bump”, whose controversial music video also included an appearance by legendary football star Deion “Prime Time” Sanders.