Music Birthday: Martin Lawrence

🔊🥳Today, April 16, 1965, Martin F. Lawrence was born in Frankfurt, Germany. His “Talkin’ Shit” comedy album peaked at no. 76 on the US Billboard 200 in October 1993. This album serves as Lawrence’s debut album, arriving via East West Records/Warner Music Group. In addition to Martin Lawrence, the album was production by Biff DawesContinue reading “Music Birthday: Martin Lawrence”

Music Birthday: Eddie Murphy

🔊🥳Today, April 3, 1961, Eddie Murphy was born Edward Regan Murphy in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. Murphy has a comedy album, his second album, called “Eddie Murphy: Comedian (Live),” and it earned him a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album at the 26th Annual Grammy Awards. Arriving through Columbia Records, the comedy albumContinue reading “Music Birthday: Eddie Murphy”

Music Birthday: Chris Rock

🔊🎉Today, February 7, 1965, Chris Rock was born Christopher Julius Rock, in Andrews, South Carolina. His 1999 comedy album, “Bigger & Blacker,” peaked at no. 44 on the US Billboard 200. The album also peaked at no. 23 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart. This comedy album was created from Rock’s HBO comedy specialContinue reading “Music Birthday: Chris Rock”