Today in Hip-Hop: Ol’ Dirty Bastard Drops ‘Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version’

On this day, March 28, in hip-hop history... 1995: Brooklyn MC and founding Wu-Tang Clan member Ol' Dirty Bastard was one of hip-hop's craziest, most eclectic and beloved personas back in the 1990s. Today, March 28, 2015, marks the 20th anniversary of ODB's solo debut album, Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version. ODB named his debut album after the group's debut collective record, Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers (1993) but brought a completely signature style to his own solo effort. Mixing hardcore hip-hop with R&B elements and strange, funny lyrical arrangements, the Grammy-nominated Dirty Version is still hailed as one of ...

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