Coldplay: “A Head Full of Dreams”

Today, December 4, 2015, Coldplay released “A Head Full of Dreams.” This angelic album peaked at no. 2 on the US Billboard 200, and no. 1 on iTunes. ‘Up&Up’ was released as one of the album’s singles, and it’s visual was nominated for Best Music Video at the Grammys.  ‘Up&Up’ was produced by Stargate andContinue reading “Coldplay: “A Head Full of Dreams””

Music Birthday: Jill Scott

🔊🥳Today, April 4, 1972, Jill Scott was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Scott has a song with BJ the Chicago Kid called ‘Beautiful Love.’ The song, a production by 9th Wonder, is the final track on Scott’s fifth studio album, “Woman.” The album peaked at no. 1 on the US Billboard 200. Three songs from “Woman”Continue reading “Music Birthday: Jill Scott”

Music Birthday: Common

🔊🥳Today, March 13, 1972, Common was born Lonnie Corant Jaman Shuka Rashid Lynn in Chicago, Illinois. Common’s ‘Communism’ sampled James Taylor and the Original Flying Machine’s ‘Knockin ‘Round the Zoo.’ Also sampled in Nicki Minaj’s ‘Freedom,’ Common’s creative usage of the sample is included on his second studio album “Resurrection.” This album was primarily producedContinue reading “Music Birthday: Common”