Music Birthday: Sheryl Crow

Today, February 11, 1962, Sheryl Susanne Crow was born in Kennett, Missouri. On February 4, 1997, Crow’s “Tuesday Night Music Club” album was certified 7x platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.  “Tuesday Night Music Club” is Crow’s debut album, and it was entirely produced by Bill Bottrell – co-producer of Michael Jackson’s “Dangerous”…

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: Hozier, “Wasteland, Baby!”

🔊💜Today, March 1, 2019, Hozier released his second studio album, “Wasteland, Baby!” This album became Hozier’s first no. 1 on the US a Billboard 200 when it peaked on March 15, 2019. Two of the three singles released in support of the album peaked on the Billboard Triple A Songs Chart: ‘Almost (Sweet Music) (no….

Music Birthday: Corrine Bailey Rae

🔊🥳Today, February 26, 1979, Corrine Jacqueline Bailey Rae was born in Leeds, United Kingdom. On March 2, 2007, ‘Like a Star’ peaked at no. 56 on the US Hot 100. The song, a production by Steve Chrisanthou, comes from Bailey Rae’s eponymous debut studio album, “Corrine Bailey Rae.” The album peaked at no. 4 on…

HomageCollage: Tweet, “Charlene”

🔊💜Today, February 26, 2016, Tweet released her third studio album, “Charlene.” This album is eponymous, and it peaked at no. 42 on the US Billboard 200. “Charlene” spawned the Nisan Stewart co-production, ‘Never Shoulda Left Ya.’ The song peaked at no. 23 on the Billboard Adult R&B Songs Chart. 

HomageCollage: Sy Smith, “Sometimes a Rose Will Grow in Concrete”

🔊💜Today, February 16, 2018, Sy Smith released her fifth studio album “Sometimes a Rose Will Grow in Concrete.” This album was released just two days before Smith’s birthday, and it’s acclaim became a great gift. Standout tracks on “Sometimes a Rose Will Grow in Concrete” are ‘Perspective,’ ‘Camelot,’ and ‘Can’t Get Over You.’ Sy Smith…

HomageCollage: Toni Braxton + Babyface, “Love Marriage & Divorce”

🔊💜Today, February 4, 2014, Toni Braxton & Babyface released “Love, Marriage & Divorce.” The album peaked at no. 4 on the US Billboard 200, and spawned ‘Roller Coaster’ as a single. The song was produced by Babyface, and sampled in ‘Friendship’ by Swedish producer Xenias. ‘Roller Coaster’ reached no. 17 on the Billboard Adult R&B…

HomageCollage: Kid Ink, “Full Speed”

🔊💜Today, January 30, 2015, Kid Ink released his third studio album, “Full Speed.” This album peaked at no. 14 on the US Billboard 200, and spawned three singles in support. Each other singles charted the Hot 100: ‘Be Real’ ft. DeJ Loaf (no. 43), ‘Body Language’ ft. Usher & Tinashe, and ‘Hotel’ ft. Chris Brown…