Music Birthday: Shirley Murdock

🔊🥳 Today, May 22, 1957, Shirley Murdock was born in Toledo, Ohio. Kelly Price popularized Murdock’s 1986 ‘As We Lay’ single with her own soulful cover. Price’s version peaked at no. 64 on the US Hot 100 in August 2000. The original song is included on side two of Murdock’s debut studio album, “Shirley Murdock!”

Music Birthday: Kelly Price

🔊🥳Today, April 4, 1973, Kelly Cherelle Price was born in New York, New York. Price, along with Faith Evans, was featured on the late Whitney Houston song ‘Heartbreak Hotel.’ This Soulshock & Karlin-production peaked at no. 2 on the US Hot 100, and it’s included on Houston’s 1998 “My Love is Your Love” studio album.

Music Birthday: Regina King

🔊🎉Today, January 15, 1971, Regina Rene King was born in Los Angeles, California. We know King from classic films & shows like Friday, and 227. But, did we know King directed & appeared in Jahiem’s visual for ‘Finding My Way Back?’ Well, she did, and she also directed the video for Kelly Price & Stokley’s…

Music Birthday: Lil Mama

🔊🎉Today, October 4, 1989, Lil Mama was born Niatia Jessica Kirkland, in NYC, NY. ‘Shawty Get Loose,’ her collaboration with Chris Brown, peaked at no. 1 on the US Hot 100. Song is a production by T-Pain, for Lil Mama’s debut album “VYP: Voices of the Young People.”

HomageCollage: Kelly Price, ‘Friend of Mine’

🔊❤️Today 1998 – Kelly Price’s ‘Friend of Mine’ soulful single was certified gold, by the Recording Industry Association of America – ‘Friend of Mine’ has co-production by Stevie J., R. Kelly, Anthony Dent, and J-Dub, and comes from Price’s “Soul of a Woman” debut album – Album went platinum in the US by April 1999.