Artist Profile: Chicago

Formed in Chicago, Illinois, in 1967. Chicago was a rock band that was originally named Chicago Transit Authority. They began performing jazz fusion music with politically charged lyrics but later changed to a softer sound and produced several hit ballads. During the ‘70s and the ‘80s, Chicago enjoyed great success and was … Read more

Artist Profile: Ozzy Osbourne

Born as John Michael Osbourne in 1948, Ozzy Osbourne is an English songwriter, actor, and singer who rose to fame during the ‘70s. He was originally known as the frontman of the heavy metal band, Black Sabbath and it is also during that time when he earned the title “The Prince of … Read more

Artist Profile: Tina Turner

Born Anna Mae Bullock, Tina Turner is the iconic singer, songwriter, and actress who was responsible for the hit songs such as Proud Mary, River Deep – Mountain High, A Fool in Love, and What’s Love Got To Do With It. Throughout her career, Tina Turner sold over 200 million records all across the … Read more

Artist Profile: Public Enemy

Formed in 1986 in Long Island, New York, Public Enemy is a hip hop group that consists of Flavor Flav, DJ Lord, Keith Schocklee, and Chuck D. Keith. They are popularly known for their politically charged music, their active interest in the concerns of the African American community, and their criticism of … Read more

Artist Profile: Iron Maiden

Formed in Leyton, East London in 1975, Iron Maiden is a heavy metal band that released over thirty-nine albums throughout their career, including twelve live albums, sixteen studio albums, seven compilation albums, and twelve live albums. Even if the band experienced several line-up changes, they still managed to achieved success during the … Read more

Artist Profile: Beastie Boys

Formed in New York City in 1981, the Beastie Boys was a hip hop group that is composed of Adam Yauch on vocals and bass, Michael Diamond on vocals and drums, and Adam Horovitz on vocals and guitar. Beastie Boys started as a hardcore punk band but they eventually made a full … Read more

Artist Profile: Motley Crue

Formed in Los Angeles, California in 1981, Motley Crue is a rock band that is composed of Tommy Lee on drums, Mick Mars on lead guitars, Nikki six on bass, and Vince Neil on lead vocals. The band has sold over 100 million albums worldwide throughout their career that’s why they are … Read more

Artist Profile: Scorpions

Formed on 1965, Scorpion is a German rock band that is composed of Rudolf Schenker on rhythm guitar, Herman Rarebell on drums, Matthias Jabs on lead guitar, Klaus Meine on vocals, and Francis Buchholz on bass. Throughout the ‘80s, Scorpions received several critical and positive reviews from music critics. They also experienced … Read more

Artist Profile: Cyndi Lauper

Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper or popularly known as Cyndi Lauper is a singer, songwriter, and actress who has been in the entertainment business for over 40 years. She popularized the hit songs Time After Time, True Colors, All Through the Night, and Girls Just Want To Have Fun. Throughout her career, Cyndi … Read more

Artist Profile: Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine

Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine is an American band that plays Latin-influenced music. The band was formed in 1975 by Gloria Estefan’s husband, Emilio Estefan Jr., and it was originally known as the Miami Latin Boys before they changed their name into Miami Sound Machine in 1977. In this article, we … Read more

Artist Profile: Luther Vandross

Luther Vandross was a singer-songwriter and record producer. He started his career as an in-demand background vocalist for several well-known singers such as Diana Ross, Chaka Khan, Donna Summer, David Bowie, Judy Collins, and Ben E. King. He later started his own career which proved to be a successful one because he … Read more

Artist Profile: Peter Gabriel

Born on February 13, 1950, Peter Brian Gabriel or popularly known as Peter Gabriel, is an English singer, record producer, songwriter, and activist who gained popularity as the original lead singer of the band Genesis in 1975. During his solo career, he was able to produce a five-time platinum album, won nine … Read more

Artist Profile: Pixies

Formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1986, Pixies are an alternative rock band that was composed of Joey Santiago on lead guitar, Kim Deal on bass and back-up vocals, Black Francis on vocals and rhythm guitar, and David Lovering on drums. Pixies are known for being one of the bands that rose to … Read more

Artist Profile: REO Speedwagon

Formed in Champaign, Illinois in 1967, REO Speedwagon is a rock band that gained popularity in the United States during the ‘70s and throughout the ‘80s. During their career, REO Speedwagon sold over 40 million records and spawned several hit songs such as Keep on Loving You and Can’t Fight This Feeling. … Read more

Artist Profile: Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five

Formed in the South Bronx of New York City in 1978, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five was a hip-hop group that was composed of Grandmaster Flash or Joseph Saddler, The Kidd Creole, Keith Cowboy, Melle Mel, Raheim, and Mr. Ness. They are popularly known for using break-beat DJing style, turntablism, and … Read more

Artist Profile: DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince

Most of us probably remembered DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince as the musical duo that launched the music and acting career of Will Smith. But during their heyday, this hip-hop duo from West Philadelphia played a big role in making rap music more relatable for pop music fans and young … Read more

Artist Profile: Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman is a singer-songwriter that was best known for her hit songs “Give Me One Reason”, “Fast Car”, and “Baby Can I Hold You.” She is a Grammy Award-winning performer and she helped bring back the spotlight on singer and songwriters in the ‘80s.  She also had several albums and songs … Read more

Artist Profile: De La Soul

De La Soul

De La Soul is a hip-hop trio that was formed in Amytiville, Long Island, New York in 1987. They are famous for their electric sampling, songs with quirky lyrics, and their contributions to jazz rap and alternative hip-hop. Throughout their career, they have made four critically acclaimed albums that changed the world … Read more

Artist Profile: Billy Ocean

Billy Ocean

Born as Leslie Sebastian Charles, Billy Ocean is a  singer who had several R&B international hit songs during the ‘70s and ‘80s. and during that time, Billy Ocean was the most popular Trinidad-British R&B artist. Some of his hit songs include “When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Gets Going” in 1985 … Read more

5 Tips to using instagram likes to help your profile

5 Tips to using instagram likes to help your profile

Instagram is almost dominating the social media space, and a lot of people are using this opportunity for their own gain. Celebrities and other heavily-followed personalities are even been sought after by big companies for influencer marketing. Building an online profile on Instagram is equally important in building social proof about yourself, … Read more