This Day in Hip Hop and Rap History
Host: Chuck D w/ Duke Eatmon & Ron Maskell
April 7th, 2012
April 7th – Jadakiss of The L.O.X. released his third solo album “The Last Kiss” on D-Block Records, on this day in 2009.
The album debuted at number 3 on Billboard’s Hot 200 Albums Chart and featured guest appearances by Young Jeezy, Mary J. Blige, Jadakiss’ former L.O.X. co-horts Sheek Louch and Styles P. as well as Raekwon and Ghostface Killah of The Wu-Tang Clan just to name a few.
“The Last Kiss” also featured production by Swizz Beatz, The Neptunes, Baby Grand and The Alchemist amongst others.
The album spawned the hit singles “What If” (featuring Nas), “By My Side” (featuring Ne-Yo, “Can’t Stop Me” (featuring Ayanna Irish), “Who’s Real” (featuring Swizz Beatz and OJ Da Juiceman), “Death Wish” (featuring Lil’ Wayne) and “Letter To B.I.G.” (featuring Faith Evans) which was also featured in the 2009 Fox Searchlight Pictures Biggie Smalls biopic “Notorious.”