IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 19, 1999 SILKK THE SHOCKER RELEASED HIS THIRD STUDIO ALBUM MADE MAN

Made Man is the third studio album by American rapper Silkk the Shocker, released on January 19, 1999, on No Limit Records, Priority Records, and EMI. Production for the album was handled by hip hop producers Master P and Beats By the Pound and features guest appearances from Snoop Dogg, Mýa and Jay-Z.

The album debuted at number one on both the US Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. The album made Silkk one of the best selling artist of the late 1990s. On April 12, 1999 Made Man was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.

The music video for the single “Ghetto Rain” was also No Limit Records’s first claymation music video.

It debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 selling 240,244 copies in its first week making it Silkk the Shocker’s Second Platinum album and his first platinum album debuting at number one on the US Billboard 200. It sold more its first week than his previous album Charge It 2 da Game (1998). Made Man went on to be certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in April 1999.

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