Music Birthday: Eartha Kitt

🔊🎉Today, January 17, 1927, Eartha Mae Kitt was born in North, South Carolina. In 1997, 44 years after her version of ‘Santa Baby’ was released, it was sampled in the song of the same name, by Rev Run, Mase, Diddy, and Snoop Dogg. The 90’s homage version also featured Salt-N-Pepa, Onyx, and Keith Murray. On December 9, 2008, Kitt’s classic Christmas tune was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. 

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