Today In Hip-Hop: Three 6 Mafia Releases ‘When The Smoke Clears: Sixty 6, Sixty 1′

On this day, June 13, in hip-hop history… 2000: Memphis rap collective Three 6 Mafia released their album When The Smoke Clears: Sixty 6, Sixty 1. The group rose to prominence in the late ’90s on the strength of their dark, gritty, street style. The Mafia's fourth album was the first to be certified Platinum. Often regarded as their best work, the LP featured the popular song “Sippin’ On Some Syrup" featuring UGK. It debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard 200. The album also served as Three 6 Mafia’s final body of work featuring all original members. Shortly after its release, ...

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