Music Birthday: Harry Styles

Today, February 1, 1994, Harry Edward Styles was born in Redditch, Worcestershire, England. The One Direction training wheels were completely removed with the 2019 release of “Fine Line,” his second solo studio album. This album reached no. 1 on the American iTunes Chart, 10 points higher than his eponymous debut two years prior. Too, it…

HomageCollage: Michelle Williams, “Heart to Yours”

🔊💜Today, April 16, 2002, Michelle Williams released her debut studio album “Heart to Yours.” The contains features from Mary Mary (‘So Glad’), Isaac Carree (‘You Care for Me’), Shirley Caesar (‘Steal Away to Jesus’), Destiny’s Child (‘Gospel Medley’), and Carl Thomas (‘Heaven’). The album peaked at no. 57 on the US Billboard 200.

Music Birthday: Pleasure P

🔊🎉Today, December 27, 1984, Pleasure P was born Marcus Ramone Smith Cooper, in Miami, Florida. ‘Under,’ a song from his debut solo studio album “The Introduction of Marcus Cooper,” peaked at no. 78 on the US Hot 100. Song is production by Durrell Babbs, better known as Tank. 

Music Birthday: Demi Lovato

🔊🎉Today 1992 – Demetria Devonne Lovato was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico – Her collaboration with Clean Bandit, ‘Solo,’ earned platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America – Song also reached no. 58 on the US Hot 100. 

HomageCollage: Notorious B.I.G., ‘Juicy’

🔊❤️Today 1994 – The Notorious B.I.G.  debuted his solo single, ‘Juicy,’ featuring Total, and it reached no. 27 on the US Hot 100 – Song earned gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America, and it’s been sampled by many: Katy Perry’s ‘Swish Swish,’ J. Cole’s ‘Villuminati,’ and Halsey’s ‘New Americana.’ 

HomageCollage: Beyoncé, “Dangerously in Love”

🔊❤️Today 2003 – Beyoncé debuted with the iconic “Dangerously in Love,” which went to no. 1 on the US Billboard 200, and earned 4x platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America – At the 46th Annual Grammy Awards, “Dangerously In Love” won for Best Contemporary R&B Album.