Music Birthday: Eartha Kitt

🔊🎉Today, January 17, 1927, Eartha Mae Kitt was born in North, South Carolina. In 1997, 44 years after her version of ‘Santa Baby’ was released, it was sampled in the song of the same name, by Rev Run, Mase, Diddy, and Snoop Dogg. The 90’s homage version also featured Salt-N-Pepa, Onyx, and Keith Murray. OnContinue reading “Music Birthday: Eartha Kitt”

HomageCollage: Anthony Hamilton, “Home for the Holidays”

🔊💜Today, November 29, 2014, Anthony Hamilton’s “Home for the Holidays” peaked at no. 80 on the US Billboard 200. This is Hamilton’s sixth studio album, and his first Christmas album. Album was primarily produced by Kelvin Wooten, producer of music by Raphael Saadiq, Kim Scott, Eric Clapton, Sunshine Anderson, Da’ T.R.U.T.H., Emily King, Chrisette Michele,Continue reading “HomageCollage: Anthony Hamilton, “Home for the Holidays””

HomageCollage: B2K, “Santa Hooked Me Up”

🔊❤️Today, October 29, 2002, B2K released “Santa Hooked Me Up,” their first and only holiday set, which is actually an extended play. “Santa Hooked Me Up” went to no. 132 on the US Billboard 200, and no. 5 on the Billboard Top Holiday Albums Chart.