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…

Music Birthday: Shaggy

🔊🎉Today, October 22, 1968, Shaggy born Orville Richard Burrell, in Kingston, Jamaica. His ‘Angel’ ft. Rayvon is the follow-up to ‘It Wasn’t Me’ ft. Rickardo Ducent,’ and it reached no. 1 on the US Billboard200, just like ‘It Wasn’t Me.’ Song supported his “Hot Shot” album on the Hot 100 for 28 weeks. 

HomageCollage: Cherish, “Unappreciated”

🔊❤️Today 2006 – “Unappreciated,” the first studio album from Cherish, was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America – On the Billboard 200, album didn’t go unappreciated, it peaked at no. 4 – Album spawned ‘Do It To It,’ which went to no. 12 on the Hot 100, and ‘Unappreciated,’ no. 41 –…

Music Birthday: Omi

🔊🎉Today 1986 – Omi was born Omar Samuel Pasley, in Clarendon Parish, Jamaica – His ‘Cheerleader’ song was covered by Pentatonix – Song was co-produced by Jamaican producer Clifton Dillon, and comes from Omi’s debut album “Me 4 U” – “Me 4 U” has co-production by Salaam Remi, on three songs: ‘Stir It,’ title track,…

Music Birthday: DAWN

🔊🎉Today 1983 – Dawn Richard, of Danity Kane, was born in New Orleans, LA – In 2011, ‘Marvin’s a Room Remix,’ her collaboration with Chris Brown, Se7en, J. Valentine, and Kevin Cossom, peaked at no. 77 on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. 

HomageCollage: Donna Summer, ‘Bad Girls’

🔊❤️Today 1979 – ‘Bad Girls’ by Donna Summer peaked at no. 1 on the US Hot 100 – Song was released as a single for Summer’s seventh studio album of the same name, which went to no. 1 on the Billboard 200, and earned double platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America.