Today In Hip-Hop: Scarface Releases ‘The Fix’

On this day, August 6, in hip-hop history... 2002: The Godfather of Southern Hip-Hop and Houston, TX Royalty, Scarface released his seventh studio album, The Fix. Longstanding member of The Geto Boys (formally The Ghetto Boys), Scarface played a key role in shaping the sound of Hip-Hop and carving out a lane in music  that came to be known as Southern Gangsta Rap. Shortly after being tapped by Def Jam Records and taking on the role as head of Def Jam South, Scarface released his most successful and highly acclaimed classic, The Fix. Scarface’s The Fix went on to be the only album released in 2002 to ...

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