Music Birthday: James Fortune

🔊🎉Today, November 29, 1978, James Fortune was born in Richmond, Texas. His contemporary gospel R&B album with FIYA, “Live Through It,” peaked at no. 13 on the US Billboard 200. Album has features by Carvena Jones, Alexis Spight, Zacardi Cortez, Tasha Cobbs-Leonard, Isaac Carree, Kirk Franklin, Da’ T.R.U.T.H., Israel Houghton, and more. 

HomageCollage: Prince, “Purple Rain”

🔊❤️Today 1984 – Prince made his acting debut in the promotional “Purple Rain,” a film written and directed by Albert Magnoli – This film was the last to win the Academy Award for Best Original Song Score until Ludwig Göransson won the same award for 2018’s “Black Panther.”