KiDD Crash: ‘Why We Gotta Go There’

Today, December 1, 2020, the official music video for ‘Why We Gotta Go There’ by KiDD Crash has nearly 130 views. After being released to YouTube just four days ago, that rising view count speaks to Crash’s star power, you can call it “staying power.” ‘Why We Gotta Go There’ is track four on KiDD…

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…

Rest in Paradise: Peter Tosh

Today, September 11, 1987, Peter Tosh was murdered in a home invasion in Kingston, Jamaica. Prior to this all-too-common tragedy, Tosh enjoyed a super successful music career as part of The Wailers, and as his own act.  In 2019, Farruko and Bad Bunny sampled Peter Tosh’s ‘Legalize It’ single in their ‘La Cartera’ collaboration, promoting…

Toiné Houston: “I Be.”

🔊💜Today, May 23, 2019, Toiné Houston released “I Be.” Houston’s album has these three tracks starred as fan favorites on Apple Music: ‘I Be,’ ‘Flippant,’ and ‘You and I.’ On May 3, 2020, Houston released the video to ‘Flippant’ on YouTube—the visual was directed by Josh “Chicago” Jones.

Music Birthday: Trent Reznor

🔊🥳 Today, May 17, 1965, Michael Trent Reznor was born in New Castle, Pennsylvania. Reznor produced the score album to The Social Network, a 2010 David Fincher film adaptation about the founding of Facebook. Reznor co-produced “The Social Network” with Atticus Ross, and it reached no. 20 on the US Billboard 200. The album is…

Music Birthday: London On Da Track

🔊🥳Today, March 27, 1991, London On Da Track was born London Tyler Holmes in Atlanta, Georgia. London produced ‘My Type’ by Saweetie, a song included on the latter’s “ICY” extended play. The song peaked at no. 54 on iTunes, and it’s “ICY” parent peaked at no. 70.

HomageCollage: Logic, “Supermarket (Soundtrack)”

🔊💜Today, March 26, 2019, Logic released “Supermarket,” the soundtrack album to his novel of the same name. The album peaked at no. 56 on the US Billboard 200, and on Apple Music, has four tracks starred as fan favorites: ‘Bohemian Trapsody,’ ‘Can I Kick It’ ft. Juto, ‘Time Machine,’ and ‘Pretty Young Girl.’