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…

Quincy Jones: “Quincy”

Today, September 9, 2018, “Quincy” was released at the Toronto International Film Festival. The success of this music documentary resulted in Quincy Jones winning his 28th Grammy Award. “Quincy” won Best Music Film at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards on February 10,  2019.  Netflix officially released the film on September 21, 2018, and it has…

Music Birthday: Jonathan McReynolds

🔊🎉Today 1989 – Jonathan Caleb McReynolds was born in Chicago, IL – His song ‘Cycles’ ft. DOE, samples ‘Break Every Chain (Live), by Tasha Cobbs – Song peaked at no. 16 on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Songs chart, and comes from McReynolds’ “Make Room” album – “Make Room” is the third studio album from McReynold’s, and…

Music Birthday: Bebe Winans

🔊🎉Today 1962 – Benjamin “Bebe” Winans was born in Detroit, Michigan – His single ‘In Harm’s Way,’ from his eponymous debut album of 1997, peaked at no. 83 on the US Hot 100 – Song was produced by Rhett Lawrence, and also saw success on the Billboard Adult R&B Songs chart (no. 6) – Winans…

HomageCollage: Pointer Sisters, “Black and White”

🔊❤️Today 1981 – “Black & White,” by the Pointer Sisters, was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America – This album was produced by Richard Perry, producer of music by Art Garfunkel, Ringo Starr, Diana Ross, and many more – On the US Billboard 200, “Black & White” peaked at no. 12, and…