Nov.28th – Rawkus Records released the compilation Lyricist Lounge 2 , on this day in 2000.
This was the 2nd installment in Rawkus’ popular compilation series.
The album featured tracks by Erick Sermon , Beanie Sigel , Q-Tip , Mos Def , Dilated Peoples , Royce The 5’9 , Redman , dead prez , Q-Tip , M.O.P. , Kool G. Rap , Saukrates , Ghostface Killah , Macy Gray and the late Big L and The Notorious B.I.G. to name a few.
Producers manning the board for the cuts on the compilation included ; Hi-Tek , the late J Dilla , Nottz , Scott Storch , The Alchemist , Rockwilder , DJ Mighty Mi , Madlib , DJ Roddy Rod , Erick Sermon and DJ Premier and the late Guru of Gang Starr.
“Lyricist Lounge 2” contained the hits “Get Up” by The Cocoa Brovaz and “Oh No” by Mos Def , Pharoahe Monch and Nate Dogg.