Music Birthday: Amy Winehouse

Today, September 14, 1983, Amy Jade Winehouse was born in London, England. Amy covered the song by The Zutons, called ‘Valerie,’ and it’s included on her “Back to Black: B-Sides” bonus album. The song is 1 of 6 productions on “Back to Black” by Mark Ronson, others include ‘Rehab,’ ‘Back to Black, ‘You Know I’mContinue reading “Music Birthday: Amy Winehouse”

The Notorious B.I.G.: “Ready to Die”

Today, September 13, 1994, The Notorious B.I.G. released his debut studio album “Ready to Die.” This album peaked at no. 15 on the US Billboard 200, and no. 1 on the Billboard’s Catalog Albums Chart.  The first album released on Diddy’s Bad Boy record label, “Ready to Die” remains a classic hip-hop album, inspiring artistsContinue reading “The Notorious B.I.G.: “Ready to Die””

Rest in Paradise: Gil-Scott Heron

🔊🙏🏾 Today, May 27, 2011, Gil Scott-Heron passed away in New York City, NY. Scott-Heron has a song called ‘The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,’ and Travis Scott sampled it in his ‘Apple Pie.’ ‘The Revolution Will Not Be Televised‘ is included on Gil’s debut live album “Small Talk at 125th and Lenox,” and thenContinue reading “Rest in Paradise: Gil-Scott Heron”