Today marks the 11th anniversary of the death of R&B’s eternal “baby girl”, Aaliyah Dana Haughton. In August 25th 2001, after filming a video for her single “Rock The Boat” in Bahamas, Aaliyah and eight others, including her personal entourage and the pilot, died instantly when their plane burst into flames shortly after take off. The world of hip hop and R&B, artists and fans … Continue reading MUSIC – Remembering Aaliyah, 11 years after her passing.
Today, July 11th, is the birthday of Kimberly Denise Jones aka, Lil’ Kim, Queen Bee who turns 38. Lil Kim was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and didn’t have the best of a family life growing up. Her love for rapping and meeting Christopher Wallace, aka, The Notorious B.I.G. propelled her into a high celebrity status. As a member of Junior M.A.F.I.A. Kim stood … Continue reading Happy Earthday to Lil’ Kim, July 11th
Today, July 1st sees rapper/singer, songwriter, producer and actress, Melissa Arnette Elliot, better known as Missy “Misdemeanour” Elliot turn 41. Hardcore R&B fans will be familiar with Missy’s early recordings with the female group Sista (who also featured on Jodeci‘s albums) in the early 90’s, but it was her songwriting skills with fellow former Swing Mob member, Timbaland that put Missy on the map. Crafting … Continue reading Happy Earthday, Missy Elliot. Rapper/Producer turns 41, June 1st 2012