Tat tat tatted up! Tattoos are obviously a permanent staple in society seen on people of all ages and backgrounds. Clearly they’re not limited to rappers, rock n roll stars, and rebellious teenagers. It’s often asked “what are they going to do when they’re older?” Well senior citizen, Isobel Varley shows that she wears hers […]
Forbes Magazine has compiled a list of the top five earners who happen to be hip-hop entrepreneurs that double as performers. The list was made in the same fashion that their top billionaire list was done. It valued current holdings, past earnings, financial documents and they consulted with analysts, attorneys, managers and other industry insiders […]
1984: Musician and entertainer Michael Jackson wins 8 Grammy Awards. His album, “Thriller” remains one of the top-grossing albums of all time.
1869: Congress adopted the 15th Amendment, making it illegal for the US to deny the right to vote based on “race, color or previous condition of servitude.”
1928: Singer “Fats” Domino was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.
1864: After graduating from New England Female Medical College, Rebecca Lee Crumpler becomes the first black woman to receive an M.D.
1965: Constance Baker Motley is elected Manhattan Borough president, the highest elective office held by a Black woman in a major American city.
1989: DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince win the first Rap Grammy for the hit single “Parents Just Don’t Understand.”
On February 21, 1965, former Nation of Islam leader and influential Black Civil Rights activist Malcolm X was assassinated in New York City.
1940: Soul singer William “Smokey” Robinson born in Detroit, Michigan. Smokey was an original member of Motown’s first vocal group, The Miracles.
On this day, Toni Morrison was born in Lorain, Ohio in 1931. She went on to win the Pulitzer Prize for her novel “Beloved.”
Today is the birthdate of wildly successful Basketball player and lucrative business man, Michael Jeffrey Jordan. Born in Brooklyn, New York in 1963.