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She has the two most irritating songs on the radio right now but they’re catchy as all hell. Meghan Trainor, the voice behind All About That Bass and Lips Are Moving, is taking the world by storm in just a short amount of time. All About That Bass was nominated for a Grammy earlier this year, while it didn’t snatch up any awards – thank God, by the way – Trainor has taken it in stride. I really wouldn’t know but she is in rotation at least twice every hour. Let us dive in and learn ten things about twenty-one-year-old singer Meghan Trainor.
The RZA is one of the most iconic names in the hip-hop industry. When you think Wu Tang you think RZA and vice versa. He’s moved from being a rapper in a huge rap group to becoming one of the best producers in the game to eventually stepping in front of the camera to act. With two movies out in theaters including Brick Mansions, I felt it was time to reintroduce you to rapper RZA with ten interesting facts.
Future released his second album this past week, Honest to so-so reviews. Honest is receiving much better reviews than his previous album, his debut Pluto, which bombed with critics. The sophomore album has scored six, count ‘em, six singles including Move That Dope and the highly controversial Karate Chop (remix). You “bought” the album and gave it a good listen but now here are ten facts about Future’s album Honest.
SZA – no, not the newest member of Wu Tang – the only female artist under Top Dawg Entertainment released her third extended play last week. She’s been signed to TDE for about a year now, who include other artists like Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Isaiah Rashad and more; SZA’s sound doesn’t compare to her label mates. She has a neo-soul, jazz sound that’s reminiscent to old school R&B artists. For those who don’t know who she is here are ten facts you must know about SZA.
With Out Among the Stars out this past Tuesday, this weekend we celebrate the life of Johnny Cash. Johnny Cash has influenced more musicians than any of the artists today. With a very large catalog of music and more [possibly] on the way and a cult following, Cash is quite possibly bigger now in death than he was when he was still alive. Here are ten interesting facts about the legend, the Man in Black, Johnny Cash.
>Ray Charles is quite possibly one of the most influential musicians of recent memory. Like Stevie Wonder, he was a sightless pianist skilled with a soulful vocals and repertoire of beautiful and classic music. Ten years ago Mr. Charles passed away but not before the filming of the biopic of which he inspired. Ray, the film based on the life and trials and tribulations of Ray Charles released ten years ago, in 2004. To celebrate the ten-year anniversary, we at So So Active bring you ten interesting facts about the film Ray.
My Krazy Life, the debut album by YG, dropped earlier this week to great reviews from critics and an ‘okay’ rating from me a couple days ago. He hasn’t been in the rap game for that long but there are some things that we need to know about him. First of all, his name is Keenon Jackson and he’s twenty-four years old. That’s just one fact of the many facts you need to know about the rapper.
Last weekend, actor and singer Jared Leto won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Dallas Buyers Club. He hasn’t had this much exposure in such a long while but now he’s exploded. Not literally. With a plethora of brand new fans that have come to his whim, you need to know everything about the My So Called Life Star. Here are the ten most interesting facts about Jared Leto.
As the show comes on in the background as I write this ‘ten-facts’ article, I come to a realization that South Park is much bigger than most other shows. It may not be as big as The Simpsons but it’s pretty high up there, culture and impact wise. South Park has been on the air for many, many years on Comedy Central and has spawned one movie and a handful of games, one of which just released this past week. Everyone knows Cartman, Kyle, Kenny, and Stan but do you know everything about South Park? Here are ten must know facts that every fan must know about South Park.
It’s been twenty years since the release of The Notorious B.I.G.’s debut album Ready To Die. The album was met with terrific reviews and remains a staple album in the years since its release. Some call the album a classic and you couldn’t disagree with them. No matter how many new albums and artists step into the limelight, Juicy, Big Poppa, One More Chance, and Warning will still remain in many of the radio’s rotations. Once a snippet of Biggie’s songs comes on the radio you’re destined to continue rapping it out for the rest of the day. And who can’t, baby baby uh! Sadly, Biggie was slain a few years after Ready to Die but die hard fans still listen to this track in one shot from time to time. Think you’re a fan, here are ten must know facts about Biggie’s first album, Ready to Die.