Music Birthday: Nicole Bus

🔊🎉 Today, May 2, 1989, Nicole Bus was born in the Netherlands. Bus’s lovely contemporary R&B single ‘You’ was produced by Needlz, who had a birthday last month. The song samples ‘As Long As I’ve Got You,’ by The Charmels. Snoop also sampled the song for his 2017 ‘Neva Left.’ Nicole Bus’s ‘You’ peaked atContinue reading “Music Birthday: Nicole Bus”

Music Birthday: Needlz

🔊🥳Today, April 19, 1978, Needlz was born Khari Cain in Lansing, Michigan. Needlz produced Nicole Bus several songs on Nicole Bus’s debut studio album “Kairos,” including the sensual ‘You’ single—track 6 on the album. The song peaked at no. 12 on the US Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart, and on YouTube, has more than 3M views.Continue reading “Music Birthday: Needlz”

HomageCollage: Lloyd, “Street Love”

🔊💜Today, March 13, 2007, Lloyd released his second studio album, “Street Love.” Lloyd tapped Lil Wayne for the first single ‘You,’ a song that in the month prior, reached no. 9 on the US Hot 100. The song was produced by Big Reese, and Jasper Cameron. It’s samples Destiny’s Child’s ‘Soldier,’ and sampled in ToryContinue reading “HomageCollage: Lloyd, “Street Love””