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: Kid Capri

🔊🎉Today, February 7, 1967, Kid Capri was born David Anthony Love Jr., in The Bronx, NY. Capri produced ‘Brown Skin Woman’ for KRS-One’s “Return of the Boom Bap” solo album. He also produced ‘Stop Frontin’’ for this album, which peaked at no. 37 on the US Billboard 200. ‘Stop Frotnin’’ contains samples of ‘Latoya’ by…

Music Birthday: 9th Wonder

🔊🎉Today, January 15, 1975, 9th Wonder was born Patrick Denard Douhit, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. 9th Wonder produced Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DUCKWORTH.’ for his fourth studio album, “DAMN.” This song’s title is Lamar’s last name, and it samples Ted Taylor’s ‘Be Ever Wonderful.’ On the US Hot 100, ‘DUCKWORTH.’ reached no. 63. And, on the American…

Music Birthday: Illenium

🔊🎉Today, December 26, 1990, Illenium was born Nicholas D. Miller, in Chicago, Illinois. From his new 2019 album “Ascend,” ‘Take You Down’ peaked at no. 29 on the US Billboard Dance Club Songs Chart. “Ascend” peaked at no. 14 on the Billboard 200.

Music Birthday: Funk Flex

🔊🎉Today 1967 – Funk Flex was born Aston George Taylor Jr., in The Bronx, NY – His “FunkMaster Flex: 60 Minutes of Funk, Vol. IV” album earned gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America. 

Music Birthday: Danger Mouse

🔊🎉Today 1977 – Danger Mouse was born Brian Joseph Burton in White Plains, New York – He produced ‘River Lea’ for Adele’s third album, “25,” which went on to earn him a Grammy Album of the Year – Danger Mouse also produced ‘Crazy’ by Gnarls Barkley.

Music Birthday: Dot da Genius

🔊🎉Today 1986 – Dot da Genius, of WZRD, was born Oladipo Omishore, in Brooklyn, NY, NYC – His production on Kid Kudi’s ‘Day ‘N’ Nite’ it peaked at no. 3, and become Kudi’s highest charting single on the US Hot 100 – Song supported Kudi’s debut disc, “Man on the Moon: The End of Day.”