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…

Beyonce: “I Am… Sasha Fierce”

Today, November 18, 2008, Beyonce released her third studio album, “I Am… Sasha Fierce.” This dual album is complete with one message: Beyonce is beautifully and boldly human – just like us. She gives a subtle “I Am” side, with soft tracks like ‘Satellites’ and ‘Ave Maria.’ And, then the unabashed ego side, “Sasha Fierce,’…

Music Birthday: 2 Chainz

Today, September 12, 1977, 2 Chainz was born Tauheed Epps in College Park, Georgia. Along with Beyonce, 2 Chainz is featured on a hot track called ‘Turnt’ by The-Dream. The song was produced by The-Dream, and written by Beyonce, 2 Chainz and The-Dream. It comes from The-Dream’s “IV Play” album, released in May 2013.  Stream…