Music Birthday: Monifah

🔊🎉Today, January 28, 1972, Monifah Carter was born in Manhattan, New York. Her 1997 collaboration with Mase, ‘I Need to Be,’ sampled ‘Summer Breeze’ by The Isley Brothers, and ‘Tomorrow’ by The Brothers Johnson. The song comes from Mase’s debut studio album, “Harlem World.” ‘I Need to Be’ is a production by Deric “D-Dot” Angelettie; producer of ‘Hypnotize’ by The Notorious B.I.G., and ‘Been Around the World’ by Diddy, Biggie, and Mase. 

Published by Taylor Valery

Through the lense of A&R and music writer Taylor Valery, HomageCollage celebrates some of music's best creators and creations.

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