Rest in Paradise: Tyrone Davis

Today, February 9, 2005, Tyrone Davis passed away in Hinsdale, Illinois. Davis has a 1979 song called ‘Ain’t Nothing I Can Do,’ and 24 years later, Beyonce sampled it in the ‘Be With You’ track of her debut solo studio album ‘Dangerously In Love.”   Tyrone Davis and Beyonce share a commonality – Columbia Records. Both…

Music Birthday: Shakira

Today, February 2, 1977, Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll was born in Barranquilla, Columbia. 19 years after its fall 2001 release, Shakira’s hit single ‘Whenever, Wherever’ is still a popular jam. The single’s appearance atop the American iTunes Songs Chart on February 3, 2020, served as a sweet belated birthday gift to the ‘Hips Don’t Lie’…

Music Birthday: Tinashe

🔊🎉Today, February 6, 1993, Tinashe Jorgensen Kachingwe was born in Lexington, Kentucky. On October 3, 2014, Tinashe released her alternative R&B debut studio album, “Aquarius.” The album peaked at no. 17 on the US Billboard 200, and included ‘Watch Me Work’ as a Best Buy (and Japanese) bonus track, and it was produced by Nic…

HomageCollage: Tinashe, “Aquarius”

🔊❤️Today, October 3, 2014, Tinashe released here debut album, “Aquarius.” Album reached no. 17 on the US Billboard 200, and no. 2 on Billboard’s Top R&B Albums chart. On “Aquarius,” you can hear features from Schoolboy Q, A$AP Rocky, Future, and more. This album has ‘2 On,’ and according to an interview with The Recording…