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What went down on this day in music history?

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From births to lawsuits, let’s check out what went down on this day in the music history books…

Sam-Cooke What went down on this day in music history? What went down on this day in music history? Sam Cooke1931:  US soul singer, Sam Cooke, was born on this day. He died on 11 December, 1964.

dj-jazzy-jeff What went down on this day in music history? What went down on this day in music history? dj jazzy jeff

1965: DJ Jazzy Jeff was born on this day and went on to achieve a UK No.1 hit in 1993 with the single ‘Boom! Shake The Room’.

stevie_wonder What went down on this day in music history? What went down on this day in music history? stevie wonder

1977: Stevie Wonder went straight to the top spot on the US singles chart with ‘I Wish’, which became his 5th US No.1 hit record.

LL-Cool-J What went down on this day in music history? What went down on this day in music history? LL Cool J

1991: First signee of Def Jam, L.L. Cool J’s album Mama Said Knock You Out was certified platinum by the RIAA.

mariah-carey- What went down on this day in music history? What went down on this day in music history? mariah carey

1992: Mariah Carey’s stepfather took her to court seeking damages, claiming that she’d owed him money for her Manhattan apartment, a car and dental work in her early years. He’d initially agreed to pay for it on the understanding that she would repay him when she became successful.

ToniBraxton What went down on this day in music history? What went down on this day in music history? ToniBraxton

1998: Toni Braxton filed for Chapter 7 protection in US Bankruptcy Court in LA, listing liabilities of more than $1 million. She’s suffered bankruptcy throughout her career. Let’s hope her album with Babyface that’s set for release in February does well for the R&B singer.

snoop-dogg- What went down on this day in music history? What went down on this day in music history? snoop dogg

1998: Snoop Dog filed a $10 million suit in Los Angeles Superior Court against Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman, its parent Coopers & Lybrand and former Gelfand accountant Steven Cantrock. The suit charged that they had mismanaged Snoop Doggy Dogg’s money.

  • donovan

    Word up