The Game has recently celebrated 18-year anniversary of his debut album The Documentary and gave out some flowers to Dr. Dre, 50 Cent and a few other people who were instrumental in the making of his classic album.
“18 years ago today… A hip hop classic was born. All I wanted to do was tell my story and make sure my son would never live the life I did. Snoop Dogg passed me the torch, Busta Rhymes kept me focused… Dr. Dre laid the foundation and 50 Cent helped put the puzzle together.” – said the Compton rapper.
The The Game continues: “I took Jonathan Mannion to the depths of Compton, California and showed him the heart of what I survived. He captured the essence of my city, my hood and brought to the world my vision. Always remember, it is no longer a dream once it becomes reality.”
Lots of his peers reacted on the post. Producer Symbolyc One commented: “Used to wear this album out!!!!” Busta Rhymes also replied: “Congrats King. We had fun goin’ Bar for bar late studio nights family!!” DJ Premier said: “Certified Classic!” And DJ Paul commented: “Classic as f—k, All styles was on here.”
The critically acclaimed album The Documentary debuted at No. 1 on the US Billboard 200 and is certified Double Platinum by RIAA. (The certification has not been updated for ages. It might be 5x platinum by now.)
The Documentary included hits such as “Hate It Or Love It” and “How We Do” with 50 Cent, some of the best Dr. Dre beats and features guest appearances from Eminem, Mary J. Blige, Nate Dogg, Faith Evans, and more.
You can check The Game’s anniversary post below:
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