Mint Condition: “E-Life”

Today, November 17, 2017, Mint Condition released “E-Life.” This album has 13 soulful songs that speak to love and life on an adept level. Complete with feather-like vocal textures; sultry, funky beats and truthful lyrics, leading to the acclaim it deserves. Speaking of acclaim, “E-Life” peaked at no. 119 on the US Billboard 200, and…

Outkast: “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below”

Today, September 23, 2003, Outkast released their fifth studio album, “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below.” As of May 2006, the album is an 11x platinum-seller. Outkast released these four singles to support the album: ‘Hey Ya!,’ ‘The Way You Move’ ft. Sleepy Brown, ‘Roses,’ and ‘GhettoMusick/Prototype.’  On the American iTunes Songs Chart, these singles scored positions: ‘The…

Miley Cyrus: “SHE IS COMING”

🔊💜Today, May 31, 2019, Miley Cyrus released her second extended play “SHE IS COMING.” This album further actualizes the beautiful transformation of not only a child star, but a child star of a legend in music. Cyrus’ “SHE IS COMING” prominently plays with pop & hip-hop, especially in it’s ‘MOTHER’S DAUGHTER’ track. Andrew Wyatt produced…

Denzel Curry: “ZUU”

🔊💜Today, May 31, 2019, Denzel Curry released his fourth studio album “ZUU.” This album peaked at no. 32 on the US Billboard 200, and spawned two singles: ‘Ricky’ and ‘Speedboat.’ The former single was produced by FnZ (Finatik N Zac), producers of Kanye’s ‘Everything We Need,’ and it sampled ‘Mafia Niggaz’ by Three 6 Mafia,…

Music Birthday: Normani

🔊🥳 Today, May 31, 1996, Normani Kordei Hamilton was born in Atlanta, Georgia. Normani’s first single to reach the US Hot 100, Khalid collaboration ‘Love Lies,’ peaked at no. 9 on September 7, 2018. Ever since, she’s charted two more hits: Sam Smith collaboration ‘Dancing With A Stranger,’ peaked at no. 7 in April 2019,…

Music Birthday: Waka Flocka Flame

🔊🥳 Today, May 31, 1986, Waka Flocka Flame was born Juaquin James Malphurs in New York City, NY. Waka Flocka has a classic HBCU Greek stroll song called ‘No Hands.’ The song features Wale & Roscoe Dash, two hip-hop connoisseurs, and it was produced by Drumma Boy. Waka Flocka released ‘No Hands’ as a single…

Music Birthday: D.M.C

🔊🥳 Today, May 31, 1964, DMC was born Darryl Matthews McDaniels in Harlem, New York City, NY. On May 23, 2019, Run-D.M.C earned a few certifications from the Recording Industry Association of America: ‘It’s Tricky’ 2x platinum, and ‘Walk This Way’ 1x. Rick Rubin & Russell Simmons produced ’Walk This Way,’ a cover of Aerosmith’s…

Music Birthday: Londynn B

🔊🥳 Today, May 30, 1994, Londynn B was born in New York City, NY. After finishing a top contestant on Netflix’s Rhythm & Flow in 2019, she teamed up with fellow contestant Troyman, and winner D Smoke, on a Troyman track called ‘Blessings.’ This song was produced by 27 Heart Beats—producer of Gavin Cambridge’s ‘We…