VIDEO – The Kushites Under Control

Donnatella Presents – Rickki Connell – The Kushites Under Control Rickki Connell practises Chang Mui and promotes health and fitness for both the body and mind. Rickki also has fabulous taste in music and puts together some great videos too. Eye candy for the guys and tasteful appreciation for the ladies. Check out this video The Kushites Under Control © Rickki Connell Advertisements Continue reading VIDEO – The Kushites Under Control

Celebrity Birthdays – Jimi Hendrix, 27 November (Posthumous)

Today, November 27th 2012, is the Posthumous birthday of Sixties rock icon, Mr Jimi Hendrix. Electric guitar legend Jimi Hendrix (real name, Johnny Allen Hendrix) would have been 70 years old today. Born in Seattle 27th November 1942, Jimi grew up to make a lasting impression with his music (electric guitar, Psychedelic Rock) that has outlived his living years and will continue for many generations … Continue reading Celebrity Birthdays – Jimi Hendrix, 27 November (Posthumous)

Celebrity Birthdays! Rock Icon, Tina Turner Turns 73

Today is the birthday of the Queen of Rock and Roll, Miss Tina Turner who turns 73.   Born in Nutbush, Tennessee, USA 26th November, 1939, Anna Mae Bullock came from a humble and tough start in life before that gravelly powerful voice that many generations would grow to love, started her musical career in the mid-50s. After propelling to fame with Ike Turner, marrying … Continue reading Celebrity Birthdays! Rock Icon, Tina Turner Turns 73

Happy Earthday, Missy Elliot. Rapper/Producer turns 41, June 1st 2012

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

Happy Earthday Prince and Allen Iverson, June 7th

Today, June 7th is the birthdays of music master, Prince Rogers Nelson, who turns 54 and former NBA basketball player,  Allen Iverson, who turns 37. Now before any Prince fans jump on my bones, I know Prince is a Jehovah’s Witness and no longer celebrates his birthday but its not a crime for his fans to celebrate this Earthday in his honour. Born, bred and … Continue reading Happy Earthday Prince and Allen Iverson, June 7th

Happy Earthday To Lenny Kravitz Born 1964

Leonard (Lenny) Albert Kravitz celebrates his 48th birthday today. I have been a fan of the singer, songwriter, musician, actor and interior designer ever since he released “It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over” (dedicated to his then wife, Cosby Show actress Lisa Bonet) in 1991. I love the way Lenny’s vocals can go from growling passion to delicate kisses on the back of your neck … Continue reading Happy Earthday To Lenny Kravitz Born 1964

Happy Earthday Lauryn Hill

  This is a short and sweet “Happy Birthday” shout to the fabulous Lauryn Noelle Hill who celebrates her 37th year today.  The beautiful singer, actress, producer and mother of six is rarely seen in the spotlight but still continues to make music and tours. Her distinguished vocals and rap style gained a whole new generation of hip-hop followers worldwide during her time in The … Continue reading Happy Earthday Lauryn Hill

Remembering The Notorious B.I.G. On His Birth Date

Today I’m calling all the hip-hop heads to ‘throw their hands in the air’ and raise a glass to toast what would’ve been ‘Brooklyn’s Finest‘, the late great Notorious B.I.G.’s 40th birthday. Christopher George Latore Wallace was born in Brooklyn, USA in 1972. He was raised by his mother, Jamaica born, Voletta Wallace who worked two jobs to support herself and her only child. At … Continue reading Remembering The Notorious B.I.G. On His Birth Date

Happy Earthday Janet Jackson

NB:  THIS IS WRITTEN IN UK TIME WHICH IS AHEAD OF THE US TIME.  On May 16th 1966, Gary Indiana, Janet Damita Jo Jackson was born into the infamous Jackson family. The youngest of ten children (one child died at birth), Janet was born into super stardom and was performing alongside her siblings as a toddler. After her ‘secret’ marriage to singer James Debarge (1984) … Continue reading Happy Earthday Janet Jackson