HomageCollage: Kid Ink, “Full Speed”

🔊💜Today, January 30, 2015, Kid Ink released his third studio album, “Full Speed.” This album peaked at no. 14 on the US Billboard 200, and spawned three singles in support. Each other singles charted the Hot 100: ‘Be Real’ ft. DeJ Loaf (no. 43), ‘Body Language’ ft. Usher & Tinashe, and ‘Hotel’ ft. Chris BrownContinue reading “HomageCollage: Kid Ink, “Full Speed””

HomageCollage: Total, “Total”

🔊💜Today, January 30, 1996, Total released their eponymous debut album. Total released the sensual ‘Kissin’ You‘ as a single to support their eponymous debut album, and it was produced by the incomparable Raphael Saadiq. The song has since been sampled several times, most notably in K. Michelle’s ‘Hard to Do,’ Teairra Marí’s ‘Missin’ You,’ andContinue reading “HomageCollage: Total, “Total””

Music Birthday: Big Freedia

🔊🎉Today, January 28, 1978, Big Freedia was born Freddie Ross, in New Orleans, Louisiana. On top of releasing three albums, and three extended plays, Freedia has been featured on some of the hottest pop songs to-date, including RuPaul’s ‘Peanut Butter’ & ‘Freaky Money,’ Beyoncé’s ‘Formation,’ Diplo & DJ Snake’s ‘Drop,’ and Drake’s ‘Nice for What.’Continue reading “Music Birthday: Big Freedia”