On this day, Jan. 20, in hip-hop history....

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2005: T.I. attacked MTV's Total Request Live stage with a pumped performance of his soon-to-be hit single, "Bring Em Out."

Accompanied onstage by Outkast's Big Boi, T.I. entertained the lucky TRL audience members in the Times Square studio with this classic hype track.

"Bring Em Out" was the lead single off the Atlanta rapper's third studio album, Urban Legend. "Bring Em Out" proved to be Tip's first Top 10 single, partially thanks to this nationally televised performance.

The Swizz Beatz-produced, high energy track propelled up the charts and peaked at No. 9 in the Billboard Hot 100. The following year, "Bring Em Out" became certified Gold by RIAA.