Music Birthday: Tank

Today, January 1, 1976, Tank was born Durrell Babbs, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Before his R&B hits like ‘Please Don’t Go’ and ‘Your One,’ Tank lent those lush vocals to Aaliyah’s posthumous single, ‘Come Over.’  The song was written by Johnta Austin, and produced by Jazze Pha, Bryan-Micahael Cox and Kevin Hicks – it’s included on…

Music Birthday: Jonathan McReynolds

Today, September 17, 1989, Jonathan Caleb McReynolds was born in Chicago, Illinois. McReynolds is a masterful urban contemporary gospel artist, incorporating Rhythm and Blues, Jazz and Soul in his music. On April 24 of this year, McReynolds released a short, but impactful project called “People.”  This album has only one feature, as compared to his…

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…