Music Birthday: Bobby Darin

🔊🥳 Today, May 14, 1936, Bobby Darin was born Walden Robert Cassotto in New York City, NY. Darin has a 1959 song called ‘Mack the Knife,’ and it peaked at no. 1 on the US Hot 100. In April 1998, Timbaland & Magoo sampled ‘Mack the Knife’ in their ‘Clock Strikes’ single. ‘Clock Strikes’ isContinue reading “Music Birthday: Bobby Darin”

Music Birthday: Timbaland

🔊🥳Today, March 10, 1972, Timbaland was born Timothy Zachary Mosley in Norfolk, Virginia. Timbaland produced ‘Big Pimpin’m by Jay-Z & UGK, a song included on Jay-Z’s fourth studio album “Vol. 3… Life and Times of S. Carter.” The song was released as the final single, and it peaked at no. 18 on the US HotContinue reading “Music Birthday: Timbaland”

Music Birthday: Aaliyah

🔊🎉Today, January 16, 1979, Aaliyah Haughton was born in New York City, New York. Her confident ‘More Than a Woman’ single samples ‘Mayada El-Hennawy,’ by Alouli Ansa. Timbaland produced ‘More Than a Woman’ for Aaliyah’s eponymous third, and final studio album. Drake sampled ‘More Than a Woman’ on his ‘Is There More,’ Erica Campbell sampledContinue reading “Music Birthday: Aaliyah”