Music Birthday: Darrel Walls

Today, February 8, 1991, Darrel Walls of sibling gospel group The Walls Group was born in Houston, Texas. Effortlessly adding to the divine harmonies of the group’s debut album, “Fast Forward,” Darrel and his siblings maximized their opportunity to work with Brandy and her 90’ hit, ‘Always on My Mind.’   The group sampled ‘Always on…

Scarface: “M.A.D.E”

Today, October 2, 2007, Scarface released his ninth album “Made.” This album has production by industry giants Mike Dean, Drumma Boy, Nottz, and more. Nottz is the master behind the beat on ‘Girl You Know’ ft. Trey Songz.  The song samples the 70’s hit, ‘Cause I Love You,’ by Lenny Williams. Scarface isn’t the only…

Music Birthday: Travis Scott

🔊🥳 Today, April 30, 1992, Travis Scott was born Jacques Beemon Webster II in Houston, Texas. Scott co-produced a 2013 track for Kanye West and Frank Ocean called ‘New Slaves.’ The song is Grammy nominated, and it’s included on West’s “Yeezus” album. ‘New Slaves,’ now certified gold in the US, was co-produced by Scott, along…

HomageCollage: Willie Nelson, “God’s Problem Child”

🔊💜Today, April 28, 2017, Willie Nelson released his 66th studio album “God’s Problem Child.” This album peaked at no. 10 on the US Billboard 200, and it was entirely produced by Buddy Cannon, producer of many of Kenny Chesney songs, and it also reached no. 64 in the United Kingdom.

Music Birthday: Amber Bullock

🔊🥳Today, April 11, 1986, Amber Bullock was born Amber Briana Lawrence-Bullock in St. Louis, Missouri. After winning season four of BET’s Sunday Best gospel singing competition, Bullock released an album called “So in Love,” which peaked at no. 3 on the US Billboard Top Gospel Albums Chart. Kirk Franklin is featured on the album’s title…

Music Birthday: Paul Wall

🔊🥳Today, March 11, 1981, Paul Wall was born Paul Michael Slayton in Houston, Texas. In 2005, Paul Wall collaborated with Kanye West & GLC for the recording of ‘Drive Slow.’ The song is a Kanye West production for West’s “Late Registration.” The song is also included on “The People’s Champ,” Paul Wall’s no. 1, platinum-selling…

Music Birthday: LeToya Luckett

🔊🥳Today, March 11, 1981, LeToya Nicole Luckett-Walker was born in Houston, Texas. Her second studio album “Lady Love” was released in August 2009, and on September 11, it peaked at no. 12 on the US Billboard 200. The album spawned four singles, the third of which was ‘Regret’ featuring Ludacris. The song saw no. 78…

Music Birthday: Lil Flip

🔊🥳Today, March 3, 1981, Lil Flip was born Wesley Eric Weston Jr. in Houston, Texas. May 7, 2004, ‘Game Over (Flip)’ peaked at no. 15 on the US Hot 100. The song is a production by Nick “FURY” Loftin for Flip’s sophomore studio album “U Gotta Feel Me.” The following week, the song also peaked…