This is just a quick, but poignant shout to the late Heavy D (Dwight Arrington Myers) on what would’ve been his 45th birthday. As well rising to fame as a rapper with Heavy D and Boyz, Myers was also known for heading Uptown Records which steered the then newcomer, Mary J Blige‘s career and other R&B acts in the 90s. Heavy also turned his … Continue reading Remembering Heavy D 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