NHL Marcel: “Big NHL”

Today, October 26, 2020, Austin, TX indie rapper NHL Marcel‘s latest release, “Big NHL” – dropped just six days ago – already has two tracks starred as fan favorites on Apple Music: ‘NYC Flow’ and ‘Don’t Get Robbed.’ Starred tracks on Apple Music indicate the most popular tracks on the album, and these two prove…

Scarface: “M.A.D.E”

Today, October 2, 2007, Scarface released his ninth album “Made.” This album has production by industry giants Mike Dean, Drumma Boy, Nottz, and more. Nottz is the master behind the beat on ‘Girl You Know’ ft. Trey Songz.  The song samples the 70’s hit, ‘Cause I Love You,’ by Lenny Williams. Scarface isn’t the only…

Music Birthday: Doug E. Fresh

Today, September 17, 1966, Douglas “Doug E. Fresh” Davis was born in Barbados. In 2011, Doug E. Fresh linked up with neo-soul singer Jill Scott to record a song called ‘All Cried Out Redux.’  The song is included on Scott’s fourth studio album, “The Light of the Sun,” and was produced by Scott herself. ‘All…

Music Birthday: Ludacris

Today, September 11, 1977, Ludacris was born Christopher Brian Bridges in Champaign, Illinois. Two of Luda’s songs peaked on the US Billboard Rap Airplay Chart in the month of September: ‘Move B*tch’ ft. Mystikal and Infamous 2.0 (no. 3), and the Shawnna collaboration ‘Shake dat Sh*t’ (no. 16). Timbaland produced the latter single, and it’s…

Music Birthday: Daz Dillinger

🔊🥳 Today, May 25, 1973, Daz Dillinger was born Delmar Drew Arnaud in Long Beach, California. On September 29, 2006, Dillinger’s eighth studio album “So So Gansta” peaked at no. 2 on the US Billboard Top Rap Albums Chart. This album spawned ‘Weekend’ as a single, it was produced by Jermaine Dupri. On Apple Music,…

HomageCollage: Da Brat, “Unrestricted”

🔊💜Today, April 11, 2000, Da Brat released her third studio album “Unrestricted.” This is the album with the hot single ‘That’s What I’m Looking For,’ a Jermaine Dupri production. The album peaked at no. 5 on the US Billboard 200, and has since certified platinum by the RIAA.

HomageCollage: Big Pun, “Yeeeah Baby!”

🔊💜Today, April 4, 2000, Big Pun released his final studio album “Yeeeah Baby.” The album peaked at no. 3 on the US Billboard 200 on April 21, 2000, and it spawned the posthumous, Donnell Jones collaborative single ‘Its so Hard.’ The song, a production by Younglord, co-producer of 112’s ‘Be With You,’ peaked at no….

HomageCollage: Warren G, “Take A Look Over Your Shoulder (reality)”

🔊💜Today, March 25, 1997, Warren G released his sophomore studio album, “Take a Look Over Your Shoulder (Reality).” This self-produced album peaked at no. 11 on the US Billboard 200, and spawned the classic singles ‘What’s Love Got to do With It,’ and ‘I Shot the Sheriff,’ and ‘Smokin’ Me Out.’ Each of the singles…