This week In Soul Artists 02/52

Lizz Wright, Shirley Bassey, Donny Hathaway, Teddy Pendergrass, Gil Scott-Heron, Mary J. Blige, Eternal, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Bootsy Collins, LL Cool J, The Jimmy Castor Bunch, Bobby Womack

Happy Birthday Trombone Shorty. ‘Troy Story’

This day (January 2, 1986), in New Orleans, Louisiana, is born Troy Andrews a.k.a Trombone Shorty, a trombone and trumpet player from New Orleans.Tracklist : 1 . Do to Me, When the Saints Go Marching In (2019) 2 . Brain Stew, Bulls On Parade (2018) 3 . Where It At? (2017) 4 . St. James Infirmary (2015) 5 . @ NBA All Star Game Halftime Show (2014) 6 . @ L’Olympia (2013) 7 . Hurricane Season (2012)…

N.W.A. release their debut album : ‘Straight Outta Compton’ (1988)

N.W.A.'s 'Straight Outta Compton' is their debut studio album produced by Dr. Dre with DJ Yella and released August 8, 1988 by Ruthless Records.1 . Straight Outta Compton (Official Video) 2 . Express Yourself 3 . Dopeman (Houston, 1989) Track Listing : 1.Straight Outta Compton (Ice Cube, Mc Ren, The D.O.C., Eazy-E) - 04:18 . {Samples : "Funky Drummer" By James Brown; "You'Ll Like It Too" By…

Atlantic release En Vogue’s debut album : ‘Born to Sing’ featuring ‘Hold On’ (1990)

En Vogue's 'Born to Sing' feat. 'Hold On' is their debut studio album released on April 3, 1990 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Party (Denzil Foster, Thomas Mcelroy) - 01:10 . 2.Strange (En Vogue, Denzil Foster, Thomas Mcelroy) - 04:39 . 3.Lies (En Vogue, Denzil Foster, Thomas Mcelroy, Shaheed) - 04:16 . 4.Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (Hughie Prince, Don Raye) - 00:54 . 5.Hold On (En Vogue, Denzil…

Kanye West releases his debut album : ‘The College Dropout’ featuring ‘Through the Wire,’ ‘Jesus Walks,’ ‘All Falls Down’ and ‘Slow Jamz’…

Kanye West's 'The College Dropout' is his debut studio album released on February 10, 2004 by Roc-A-Fella Records.1 . All Falls Down (w/ Syleena Johnson) 2 . All Falls Down (w/ Syleena Johnson & Miri Ben Ari, "Letterman") 3 . Jesus Walks (Version 2) 4 . Jesus Walks (Clear Channel Stripped) 5 . Workout Plan 6 . Work Out Plan (Late Orchestration) 7 . Slow Jamz (w/ Twista & Jamie Foxx,…