Young Money: “We Are Young Money”

Today, December 21, 2009, Young Money released their compilation album, “We Are Young Money.” This tuneful, lyrically-potent hip-hop album peaked at no. 1 on the US Billboard Top Rap Albums chart, and no. 9 on the Billboard 200.  ‘Bedrock’ featuring the southern songbird Lloyd was released as a single, a production by Kane Beatz, and…

Jidenna: ‘Knickers’

Today, December 21, 2015, Jidenna released his ‘Knickers’ single. The song is starred as a fan favorite on Apple Music, and it’s included on several HomageCollage playlists. Nana Kwabena produced this creative single, alongside Jidenna himself.  As it turns out, ‘Knickers’ is not included on Jidenna’s debut studio album “The Chief,” but it still has…

Megan Thee Stallion: “Good News”

Today, December 4, 2020, Megan thee Stallion’s “Good News” peaked at no. 2 on the US Billboard 200. Features from fellow celebrated artists City Girls, Young Thugs, DaBaby, 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Beyonce, Popcaan, SZA, Mustard and Lil Durk add incredible style and hype to Megan’s debut album. Seven songs from “Good News” reached the…

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…

Music Birthday: 2 Chainz

Today, September 12, 1977, 2 Chainz was born Tauheed Epps in College Park, Georgia. Along with Beyonce, 2 Chainz is featured on a hot track called ‘Turnt’ by The-Dream. The song was produced by The-Dream, and written by Beyonce, 2 Chainz and The-Dream. It comes from The-Dream’s “IV Play” album, released in May 2013.  Stream…

Tyga: ‘I’m So Raw’

🔊💜Today, May 16, 2010, Tyga released ‘I’m So Raw,’ from his “Fan of a Fan” mixtape with Chris Brown. The song samples ‘So Appalled’ by Kanye West, Jay-Z, RZA, Swizz Beatz, CyHi The Prynce, and Pusha-T. The song by Tyga is laced with pop culture references, confidence, and sex appeal.

Music Birthday: Pusha T

🔊🥳 Today, May 13, 1977, Push T was born Terrance LeVarr Thornton in New York City, NY. Pusha T’s “DAYTONA” album peaked at no. 3 on the US Billboard 200. 1/5 albums produced by Kanye in Wyoming, “DAYTONA” led the pack with a top ten peak, and spawned these two Hot 100 singles: ‘If You…

Music Birthday: Craig Mack

🔊🥳 Today, May 10, 1970, Craig Jamieson Mack was born in The Bronx, New York City, NY. Mack did a song with Diddy in 1994 called ‘Making Moves With Puff.’ This song, a production by Rashad Ringo Smith, is included on Craig Mack’s “Project Funk Da World” album. In 1996, Dru Hill sampled ‘Making Moves…