August 27: Biz Markie Releases I Need A Haircut. (1991)

August 27, 1991 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, BizMarkie released his 3rd album i Need A Haircut. The 12th track on the album, Alone Again, was subject to a landmark copyright lawsuit (Grand Upright Music vs. Warner Bros.) that would forever change how music was sampled in Hip-Hop.

ABOVE: Biz Markie – “Alone Again”
ABOVE: Biz Markie – “Toilet Stool Rap”

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