September 13, 1996 - Tupac Shakur died from multiple gun shot wounds. On the night of September 7, 1996, Shakur attended the Bruce Seldon vs. Mike Tyson boxing match with Suge Knight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. As he rode in Knight's 1996 black BMW 750iL sedan as part of a larger convoy, He was hit in the chest, pelvis, and his right hand and thigh. - THIS IS NOT MUSIC, THIS IS A TRIP: http://instagram.com/cmputrbluu - #thisdayinmusic
August 21, 2004 - Terror Squad started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Lean Back'. It also topped the R&B charts for more than a month. The single, produced by Scott Storch, is off of Terror Squad's album True Story. It features Fat Joe with Remy Ma performing the second verse. - THIS IS NOT MUSIC, THIS IS A TRIP: http://instagram.com/cmputrbluu #thisdayinmusic
August 30, 1997 - The Notorious B.I.G. featuring Puff Daddy & Mase went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Mo Money Mo Problems', a No.6 hit in the UK. It is the second single from Biggie's album Life After Death. Released posthumously, the single topped the Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks in 1997, replacing "I'll Be Missing You" from the chart, Puff Daddy's song about B.I.G's death - THIS IS NOT MUSIC, THIS IS A TRIP: http://instagram.com/cmputrbluu - #thisdayinmusic
October 14, 1997 - LL Cool J released his seventh album Phenomenon. The album was certified Platinum, The album is executively produced by Sean "Puffy" Combs and therefore features production from his in-house roster of producers The Hitmen. - THIS IS NOT MUSIC, THIS IS A TRIP: http://instagram.com/cmputrbluu - #thisdayinmusic
Tupac. If you know me, you know that this man is my all-time favorite rapper HANDS DOWN! Even though I can't meet him, it would be incredible to see him in a hologram performance like the one at Coachella. Rest in peace, 2Pac! You are remembered...
November 22, 1998 - Alanis Morissette was at No.1 on the US album chart with her fourth album ‘Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie.’ The first single from album 'Thank You' received a Grammy Award nomination for "Best Female Pop Vocal Performance". •• #AlanisMorissette #thisdayinmusic #1990s
December 26, 1999 - Singer, songwriter Curtis Mayfield died aged 57 from diabetes. A member of The Impressions, (1965 No.7 single 'Lilies Of The Field') and solo, (1972 US No.4 single 'Freddie's Dead). On August 13, 1990, Mayfield was paralyzed from the neck down after stage lighting equipment fell on him at an outdoor concert in Brooklyn, NY. Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1995. Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on March 15, 1999. •• #curitsmayfield #thisdayinmusic #1990s