Music Birthday: Murda Beatz

Today, February 11, 1994, Murda Beatz was born Shane Lee Lindstrom in Fort Erie, Canada. On February 12, 2020, Murda Beatz’ ‘Do Not Disturb’ collaboration with Smokepurpp, Offset and Lil Yatchy earned gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America.  The song, released March 28, 2018, is a joint production by Murda Beatz and…

Music Birthday: KYGO

Today, September 11, 1991, Kygo was born Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll in Singapore. Kygo has a song with Ellie Goulding called ‘First Time,’ and it reached no. 6 on the US Billboard Dance Club Songs Chart. The song was co-produced with Kygo by Hitimpulse – producer of Cher Lloyd’s ‘Lost,’ and remixer of Rihanna’s ‘Bitch Better Have…

HomageCollage: Dave Mac, “Trouble”

🔊🔊💜Today, April 18, 2016, Dave Mac released his second album, “Trouble.” This album has features from Soul, RoZe, and Kimani—with two tracks starred as fan favorites on Apple Music, ‘Trouble’ ft. RoZe, and ‘Come Down,’ “Trouble” is another hot set of songs by the Canadian Dave Mac.

HomageCollage: Drake, “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late”

🔊💜Today, February 13, 2015, Drake released the mixtape, “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late.” The set peaked at no. 1 on the US Billboard 200, and has the saucy song ‘Energy.’ Boi-1da and OB O’Brien produced ‘Energy,’ and it peaked at no. 26 on the Hot 100. At the 58th Annual Grammy Awards, Drake’s…

HomageCollage: Dave Mac, “The Update”

🔊💜Today, January 20, 2017, Dave Mac released his third album “The Update.” This contemporary hip-hop set is 13 tracks long, brimming with meditative & inspirational lyrics, and catchy melodies. The song ‘Keep It Low’ boasts amazing self-confidence, and encourages the same. Another standout track on “The Update” is the Hendersin collaboration ‘Grow Up.’ The song…

Music Birthday: Drake

🔊🎉Today, October 24, 1986, Aubrey Drake Graham was born in Toronto, Canada. Back in 2014, Drake was featured on Nicki Minaj’s ‘Truffle Butter’ for “The Pinkprint,” along with Lil Wayne. Song samples ‘What They Say,’ by Maya Jane Coles, and was sampled in Leonce’s ‘Truffle Track.’ Song reached no. 12 on the American iTunes Songs…

Music Birthday: Shania Twain

🔊🎉Today 1965 – Shania Twain was born Eilleen Regina Edwards in Windsor, Ontario, Canada – Twain’s first career Grammy was won at the 38th Annual Grammy Awards, for her second album “The Woman in Me” – Album peaked at no. 5 on the US Billboard 200, and spent 107 weeks on chart – Furthermore, this is…

Music Birthday: Paul Anka

🔊🎉Today 1941 – Paul Albert Anka, OC was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – He co-wrote ‘This Is It’ by Michael Jackson in 1983, which was originally titled ‘I Never Had’ prior to its official release in 2009.