Tag Archives: On This Day

WAKE UP JAM: #TI ‘Rubber Band Man’ [Vid]

WAKE IT UP….ExpediTIously!

‘King of the South’ T.I.P. is celebrating 17 years of ‘Rubberband Man’! This song is EPIC! The video…the cameos alone!

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WAKE UP JAM: #NickiMinaj ‘Trini Dem Girls’ [audio]

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On This Day…. 6 years ago, Nicki Minaj DROPPED ‘The PinkPrint’! This was one of my faves from the project that did not ge t released as a SINGLE…. Continue reading WAKE UP JAM: #NickiMinaj ‘Trini Dem Girls’

On This Day… #7YearsofBeyonce [Details]

Everybody remembers where they were when Beyonce DROPPED her GROUNDBREAKING visual ALBUM ‘Beyonce’ on December 13th

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WAKE UP JAM: #WorldAidsDay #JanetJackson ‘Together Again’ [Vid]

WAKE IT UP! Today is WORLD AIDS DAY!

Janet has ALWAYS been a warrior in the fight for HIV/AIDS research.

Let’s celebrate LIFE.

We WILL BE ‘TOGETHER AGAIN’ one day…

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WAKE UP JAM: #MichaelJackson ‘Dangerous’ [LIVE]

WAKE IT UP!

The KING OF POP Michael Jackson is UNMATCHED!

THAT’S THE POST…. Just ‘Dangerous’!

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WAKE UP JAM: #MichaelJackson ‘Stranger In Moscow’ [vid]

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WAKE IT UP!!

On this day…24 years ago… Michael Jackson released ‘Stranger In Moscow’! This video is so hauntingly beautiful….. Continue reading WAKE UP JAM: #MichaelJackson ‘Stranger In Moscow’ [vid]

WAKE UP JAM: #JanetJackson ‘Velvet Rope’ [LIVE]

WAKE IT UP!

On this day in 1997…Janet Jackson released her ‘The Velvet Rope’ album!

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Saturday Slingback: #JanetJackson ‘Miss You Much’ [vid]

On this DAY in 1989, Janet Jackson released her hit single ‘Miss You Much’!!!

“Miss You Much” is a song co-written and recorded by American singer Janet Jackson, released as the lead single from her fourth studio album Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814 (1989). The single spent four weeks at number-one on the US Billboard Hot 100, making it the longest running number-one single of 1989. “Miss You Much” was the second-best selling single of 1989 and the biggest radio airplay song of the year. Billboard later listed “Miss You Much” as Janet Jackson’s all-time biggest Hot 100 single.[2] It is Jackson’s third longest running number-one single, behind “That’s the Way Love Goes” (1993) and “All for You” (2001), which spent eight and seven weeks, respectively, at number-one.

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WAKE UP JAM: #Xscape ‘Feels So Good’ [vid]

WAKE IT UP!

On this day 25 years ago, Xscape BLAZED back on the scene with their sophomore album ” Off The Hook”. On the lead single we were introduced to a softer more sultry side of the ladies on ‘Feels So Good’….

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Moods & Moments: #JanetJackson ‘No Sleeep’ [Vid]

On this day…5 years ago Janet Jackson released her chart-topper ‘No Sleeep’….

Here is a little piece I’m working on inspired by…

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WAKE UP JAM: #BlackMusicMonth #KanyeWest ‘New Slaves’ [LIVE on #SNL]

WAKE IT UP!

Really people…wake up….

7 years ago today, Kanye West released ‘Yeezus’… One of his most experimental and sonically abrasive works to date…touted as one of his best works…..

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On This Day… May 31st 1921 #TulsaMassacre- #BlackWallStreet BURNED to the GROUND! [Details]

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”.- George Santayana. These words are so poignant and a reflection of what we are facing today….

Today in history, marks the 99th anniversary of the bombing and complete destruction of Black Wall Street, also known as the Tulsa Race Riot (massacre) of 1921. A black community where black owned business flourished. In case you don’t know what Black Wall Street was, according to Fain(2017) “In 1921, Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Greenwood District, known as Black Wall Street, was one of the most prosperous African-American communities in the United States.

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