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. 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.
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’….
“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.