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Day: November 1, 2017

R&B

Heatwave

Heatwave was formed in the early 70s by a group of U.S. servicemen stationed in Germany. The band went though many changes in personnel and

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Spirituals

Harry T. Burleigh

Harry T. Burleigh Born Henry Thacker Burleigh on  December 2, 1866 in Erie Pennsylvania Discovered musical talent after learning to sing spirituals from his grandfather

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Hip-Hop

Gucci Mane

This southern-influenced rapper ,Radric Delantic Davis professionally known as Gucci Mane is an American hip hop singer and recording artist who has pioneered ‘trap music’—a

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Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur is one of the best selling music artist of all time. Shakur was born on June 16, 1971, in the East Harlem section

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Aloe Blacc

  Born Egbert Dawkins III in 1979 to Panamanian parents, Aloe Blacc developed a passion for music beginning with trumpet in the third grade. Blacc

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Hip-Hop

Jay Z

  Born Shawn Corey Carter December 4, 1969 (age 47) Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Occupation Rapper businessman Years active 1986–present Net worth $810 million (May 2017)[1] Spouse(s) Beyoncé

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Uncategorized

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar (K-Dot) has earned his respect and success throughout the music industry by achieving critical and commercial success. Kendrick Lamar was born in Compton,

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Gospel

Fred Hammond

Fred Hammond was born December 27th,  1960 in Detroit MI. Gospel singer, bass player, and record producer Has won multiple Grammy, Dove, and Stellar awards

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Classical

Florence Price

Background Florence Price was a classical music composer born to a mixed race family that was real respected despite the racial tensions of the time

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Uncategorized

Beyonce

Born Beyoncé Giselle Knowles September 4, 1981 (age 36) Houston, Texas, U.S. Residence Bel Air, California[1] Other names Beyoncé Knowles-Carter Occupation Singer songwriter dancer actress record producer

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