Michael Jackson Remembered for Appeal to All Races, Cultures American music superstar Michael Jackson died June 25 after suffering cardiac arrest at his home in Los Angeles. He was 50 years old. One of the most-recognized performers in the world, Jackson's blend of pop, rock and soul appealed to people of all races and cultures. Michael Jackson's life was described as one of excess and loneliness. He was loved by millions of fans around the world, and had amassed a fortune, but he was often a prisoner of his own fame.
Synopsis Born in New York City in 1971, Tupac Shakur, known by his stage name 2Pac, was an American rapper. Shakur has sold more than 75 million albums worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists in the world. Most of Tupac's songs are about growing up amid violence and hardship in ghettos, racism, other social problems and conflicts with other rappers during the East Coast-West Coast hip hop rivalry. Shakur was shot and killed in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1996. CONTENTS Synopsis Early Life Debut as 2Pac Controversy Violent Death QUOTES "In my death, people will understand what I was talking about."
I realized Elton John somehow demanded a certain level of respect that crosses all demographics. Again, a sharp contrast from a typical rock concert. Merandi-4 At that moment it struck me how long Elton John has been entertaining. It has truly been decades of wowing the world with his incredibly consistent and beautiful music. Elton John’s career started in the 60‘s and he has sold over 220 million albums (thebiographychannel).
When he was ten years old Elvis sang in front of several hundred people at the annual Mississippi-Alabama Fair and Dairy Show and won a prize for singing Old Shep for a contest sponsored by a local radio- station. For his eleventh birthday he got his first guitar which his Uncle Vester and the church pastor taught him how to play. Elvis would
Jimi Hendrix was one of the most influential musicians in music history. Jimi Hendrix was one of the most exciting and creative guitar players ever. He mixed Blues and Rock & Roll together to create some of the most unique music ever played. Jimi had only four years of fame, but unlike others, has become even bigger in the 20 years after his death. Jimi's parents, Al Hendrix and Lucille Jeter got married in Seattle, Washington on March 31, 1942.
This song hit home to be because one of the first concerts my fiancée and I ever went to was for an artist that Luke Bryan opened up for. He was a no name back then, but this was his hit song at the time. My fiancée and I sang the song, off key, at the top of our lungs, and just laughed the entire time. It was a great night for the both of us. After that song he sang his biggest hits which made the crown erupt in hoots and hollers.
Elvis Presley Elvis Presley was one of the most famous singers in all of America in the 20th century. Elvis Presley was born in a two bedroom house in Tupelo, Mississippi, on January 8, 1935. He’s full name was Elvis Aaron Presley. He had a brother named Jessie but had died at birth. He got his first guitar on January 8th 1946 when he was 11 years old.
Starr played key roles in the Beatles' films and appeared in numerous others. After the band's break-up in 1970, he released "It Don't Come Easy", "Photograph" and "Back Off Boogaloo", followed by the 1973 top ten album Ringo. He narrated the first two seasons of the children's television series Thomas & Friends. Since 1989, he has successfully toured with twelve variations of Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band. In 2011 Rolling Stone readers named Starr the fifth-greatest drummer of all time.
He was introduced to up-and-coming hip-hop artist Kanye West, and the two musicians work together on one another's demos. Legend's debut album, 2004's Get Lifted, went platinum thanks in part to the hit single "Ordinary People," a song that he originally penned for the Black Eyed Peas. He went home with three Grammy Awards for Get Lifted: for best R&B album, best R&B male vocal performance and best new artist. Legend's musical talent has made him a mainstream star. In 2006, he performed at Super Bowl XL in Detroit, the NBA All-Star Game, and the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Pittsburgh.
Dropping out of school at the age of fourteen, he entered the rap world at a very young age and was quickly introduced to some of the most legendary icons from all around the world. He has put out some of the most famous albums of all time, as well as songs that will be listened to constantly until the day rap dies. Shortly after dropping out of the seventh grade, he released his first album Tha Block is Hot, going double platinum and reaching a spot of number three on billboard album charts (Star Pulse). In 2004, he released the first album of the ever-famous Tha Carter trilogy. Tha Carter trilogy has become easily the most controversial set of albums ever to be released by any rapper.