Music Birthday: BeBe Winans

Today, September 17, 1962, Benjamin “BeBe” Winans was born in Detroit, Michigan. His third solo studio album, “Love and Freedom,” was released by Motown Records in 2000, and it peaked at no. 30 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart. The album includes the hit single Brian McKnight and Joe collaboration, ‘Coming Back Home.’ It also has…

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: Daz Dillinger

🔊🥳 Today, May 25, 1973, Daz Dillinger was born Delmar Drew Arnaud in Long Beach, California. On September 29, 2006, Dillinger’s eighth studio album “So So Gansta” peaked at no. 2 on the US Billboard Top Rap Albums Chart. This album spawned ‘Weekend’ as a single, it was produced by Jermaine Dupri. On Apple Music,…

Zedd: “True Colors”

🔊💜Today, May 15, 2015, Zedd released his sophomore studio album “True Colors.” The Album peaked at no. 4 on the US Billboard 200, and spawned four singles: ‘I Want You to Know’ ft. Selena Gomez, ‘Beautiful Now’ ft. Jon Bellion, ‘Papercut’ ft. Troye Sivan, and ‘True Colors’ ft. Tim James. Two of singles we’re platinum…

Depeche Mode: “Exciter”

🔊💜Today, May 14, 2001, Depeche Mode released their 10th studio album “Exciter.” On August 15, 2001, “Exciter” earned gold certification from the RIAA. Before that however, on June 1, the album peaked at no. 8 on the Billboard 200. “Exciter” spawned the lead single ‘Dream On,’ and it reached no. 85 on the Hot 100.

HomageCollage: Ciara, “Jackie”

🔊💜Today, May 1, 2015, Ciara released her sixth studio album “Jackie.” This album peaked at no. 17 on the US Billboard 200, while it’s lead single ‘I Bet’ peaked at no. 43 on the Hot 100. Harmony Samuels and Chris “TEK” O’Ryan produced ‘I Bet,’ and it’s been remixed by a few artists, including T.I.,…

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.

Music Birthday: FKJ

🔊🥳Today, March 26, 1991, French Kiwi Juice (FKJ) was born Vincent Fenton in Tours, France. FJK produced a remix of Bondax’s ‘Giving It All’ in 2013. The song is included on Bondax’s 2014 compilation album “Bondax & Friends – The Mix Album.