IT WAS ON THIS DATE JUNE 20, 1995 GRAND PUBA RELEASED HIS SOPHMORE SOLO STUDIO ALBUM 2000

2000 is the second solo studio album by American rapper Grand Puba. It was released on June 20, 1995, through Elektra Records. Recording sessions took place at Soundtrack Studios, Platinum Island Studios, Battery Studios, V. Dubbs Studios, Acme Recording Studios, Fiber Studios, and Chung King Studios in New York. Production was handled by Mark Sparks, Minnesota, DJ Alamo, Chris Liggio and Dante Ross. The album peaked at number 48 on the Billboard 200 and at number 5 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums in the United States.

The album spawned two singles: “I Like It (I Wanna Be Where You Are)” and “A Little of This”. Its lead single, “I Like It (I Wanna Be Where You Are)”, reached #91 on the Billboard Hot 100, #68 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, #21 on the Hot Rap Songs, and was featured in the soundtrack for the video game Tony Hawk’s Underground 2. The album’s second single, “A Little of This” featuring backing vocals from Kid, made it to #90 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and also #21 on the Hot Rap Songs.

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