The Notorious B.I.G.: “Ready to Die”

Today, September 13, 1994, The Notorious B.I.G. released his debut studio album “Ready to Die.” This album peaked at no. 15 on the US Billboard 200, and no. 1 on the Billboard’s Catalog Albums Chart.  The first album released on Diddy’s Bad Boy record label, “Ready to Die” remains a classic hip-hop album, inspiring artistsContinue reading “The Notorious B.I.G.: “Ready to Die””

Music Birthday: Biggie Smalls

🔊🥳 Today, May 21, 1972, Notorious B.I.G. was born Christopher George Latore Wallace in New York City, NY. Jay-Z has a song called ‘Oceans’ ft. Frank Ocean. This song homages Biggie with Jay’s lyric: Only Christopher we acknowledge is Wallace…. ‘Oceans’ is track five on Jay-Z’s double platinum “Magna Carta… Holy Grail” studioalbum.

Music Birthday: Naturi Naughton

🔊🥳 Today, May 20, 1984, Naturi Cora Maria Naughton was born in East Orange, New Jersey. Naturi, with 3LW, was featured on a song by Naughty By Nature called ‘Feels Good (Don’t Worry Bout A Thing)’—the song reached no. 53, and is included on Naughty By Nature’s sixth studio album “IIcons.”