This Day In Hip Hop and Rap History
 


This Day In Hip Hop and Rap History


February 26th – Dr. Dre released the hit single “The Watcher”, on his own Aftermath Records, on this day in 2001.

“The Watcher” was from Dre’s multi-platinum selling sophomore solo album “2001”.

The chart-topping “2001” was released in 1999.

Dre produced the track along with Mel-Man.

“The Watcher” also featured Eminem and Knoc-turn’al.

Jay-Z recorded a sequel to the track called “The Watcher 2” from his 2002 album “The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse” which Dre produced, which also featured Rakim and Truth Hurts.