Migos: “Culture”

Today, January 27, 2017, Migos released their second studio album, “Culture.” This Grammy-nominated album includes the hit singles ‘Bad and Boujee’ ft. Lil Uzi Vert, ‘Slippery’ ft. Gucci Mane, and ‘T-Shirt.’  On the American iTunes Chart, “Culture” reached no. 5, becoming their second top 10 album on the chart since 2015’s “Yung Rich Nation.” “Culture”…

Music Birthday: Ludacris

Today, September 11, 1977, Ludacris was born Christopher Brian Bridges in Champaign, Illinois. Two of Luda’s songs peaked on the US Billboard Rap Airplay Chart in the month of September: ‘Move B*tch’ ft. Mystikal and Infamous 2.0 (no. 3), and the Shawnna collaboration ‘Shake dat Sh*t’ (no. 16). Timbaland produced the latter single, and it’s…

Music Birthday: Project Pat

🔊🎉Today, February 8, 1973, Project Pat was born Patrick Earl Houston, in Memphis, Tennessee. In her ‘Bickenhead,’ Cardi B sampled Project Pat’s ‘Chickenhead,’ which comes from his sophomore studio album, “Mista Dont Play Everythangs Workin.” Cardi B‘s ‘Bickenhead,’ a production by Ayo the Producer, Keyzbaby, and NES, peaked at no. 43 on the US Hot…

Music Birthday: Lil Scrappy

🔊🎉Today, January 19, 1984, Lil Scrappy was born Darryl Kevin Richardson, in Atlanta, Georgia. Scrappy was featured on, along with Lil Jon, ‘Neva Eva’ by Trillville. This song comes from the collaborative studio album from Trillville and Lil Scrappy, “The King of Crunk & BME Recordings Presents: Trillville & Lil Scrappy.” ‘Neva Eva’ samples Khia’s…

Music Birthday: Z-Ro

🔊🎉Today, January 19, 1977, Z-Ro was born Joseph Wayne McVey IV, in Houston, Texas. His 2008 “Crack” studio album reached no. 48 on the US Billboard 200. On the Billboard Top Rap Albums Chart, “Crack” reached no. 6, and enjoyed 11 weeks on chart. Z-Ro tapped Pimp C to feature on ‘Top Notch,’ a production…

Music Birthday: Young Dro

🔊🎉Today, January 15, 1979, Young Dro was born D’Jaun Montrel Hart, in Atlanta, Georgia. On September 10, 2007, his ‘Shoulder Lean‘ single earned 2x platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America. The song is a C-Gutta production for Dro’s “Best Thang Smokin’.” On the Hot 100, song reached no. 10.  

HomageCollage: Lil Wayne, “Lights Out”

🔊💜Today, December 19, 2000, Lil Wayne released his sophomore studio album, “Lights Out.” The album peaked at no. 16 on the US Billboard 200, and spent 20 weeks on chart. By June 2001 “Lights Out” earned gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America. 

Music Birthday: Khia

🔊🎉Today, November 8, 1977, Khia Shamone Chambers was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her ‘So Excited’ collaboration with Janet Jackson peaked at no. 1 on the Billboard’s Dance Club Songs Chart. Song was released in August 2006, and it comes from Janet’s “20 Y.O.”