This Day In Hip Hop and Rap History

This Day In Hip Hop and Rap History

April 24th - O.C. releases his third solo album “Bon Appetit” on JCOR Records on this day in 2001.

O.C., a member of the Diggin’ In The Crates Crew, had fellow D.I.T.C. members Lord Finesse and Buckwild handle much of the production on “Bon Appetit”, with previous collaborator Ahmed handling some beat-making duties as well.

“Bon Appetit” contained the single “Bonafide”, featuring Jay-Z, which was released two years prior to the album’s launch.

The European version of “Bon Appetit” featured another previously released single “Half Good, Half Sinner” and another track called “Ex-O-Cise (No Hook Theory)”.

Bon Appetit’s production style, which incorporated plenty of old school soul samples, would have an influence on Jay-Z’s classic album “The Blueprint”, released later that year.

Other guests on “Bon Appetit” would include A.G., UNI, TL, A-Bless and The Ghetto Dwellaz.