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Jazz Icon Louis Daniel Armstrong was born on August 4, 1901 in New Orleans and was an American trumpet player and vocalist. Armstrong is one of the most influential people in jazz. He died on July 6, 1971 in Corona, New York.


American jazz vocalist Billie Holiday is ranked as one of the greatest female jazz singers of all time. .. She was born on April 7, 1915 in Philadelphia on a holiday. Her holidays are remembered from the 1930s and 1950s with her sensational swing music songs and unconventional influence on jazz music. She died on July 17, 1959 in New York, NY.

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Rapper Kendrick Lamar Duckworth was born on June 17, 1987 in Compton, California. Kendrick is the most cited. An influential rapper of his time. All his projects are ranked as one of the best rap albums in history. These albums are DAMN, To Pimp a Butterfly, good kid, m. A. A. d city, and his recent project, Mr. Morale & the BigSteppers.

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Rihanna was born on February 20, 1988 in Barbados. Singer, businessman and fashion designer were discovered by New York-based songwriter and record producer American Evan Rogers. Only a few of her most significant achievements are her 9 Grammy Awards, 12 Billboard Music Awards, and 13 American Music Awards. Among her best works, her outstanding album is "Anti", which includes her hits "work" and "Needed Me". Her companion blockbuster project was her other studio album, "Loud."

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Soul Icon Samuel Cooke was born on January 22, 1931 in Clarksdale, Mississippi. He is one of the most famous soul singers. And undoubtedly the inventor of the soul, Cook was a major figure in his time. He died on December 11, 1964, after being shot three times.

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Aretha Franklin was born on March 25, 1942 in Memphis, Tennessee. Franklin helped pave the way for the "Queen of Souls" and many black soul artists. Her greatest history includes "Chain Of Fools," "Baby I love you," "I Say A Little Prayer," and "Respect." She died of pancreatic cancer in Detroit on August 16, 2018, when Franklin died.


Bob Marley was born on February 6, 1945. She's on the Jamaican Nine Mile. Legendary reggae artists have touched a lot of people in his music, as fans around the world consider him one of the pioneers of reggae music. His biggest hits include "No Woman, No Cry," "Redemption Song," and "Get Up, Stand Up." Marley was a defender of marijuana, wrote songs about the benefits of plants, and smoked for the Rastafarian religion. Marley was also an advocate of black rights and he opposed poverty. Marley died of melanoma on May 11, 1981 at the Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami.


Laurin Noel Hill is known as one of the most versatile female vocalists to date. Hill had only one solo album, "Lauryn Hill's Misunderstanding," because she didn't feel supported by her. After she quit her only project, she's a label for making another album. Her biggest hits from her album include "Lost Ones" and "Doo Wop". The singer, rapper, songwriter and actress was born on May 26, 1975 in Newark.

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Tupac Shakur is especially called physique "gangsta rap" in the 1990s. Born June 16, 1971 in New York City, the California-raised artist is remembered for his versatile career in manipulating his best work as an actor and rapper. His most famous albums, "Me Against the World" and "All Eyes on Me," put Tupac at the top of the music industry. His biggest hits include "Keep ya head up," "Temptations," and "God Bless the Dead." Tupac died on September 13, 1996, after an unknown shooter shot him in a white Cadillac.


East Coast Hip Hop Legend Notorious B. I. G. It is praised as the root of the "Gangsta rap" scene in New York City. Born May 21, 1972 in Christopher Wallace in Brooklyn, Biggie has grown into one of the faces of hip-hop around the world. His outstanding studio album "Ready To Die" was at the forefront of the East Coast rap in 1994. His biggest hits from the album are "Juicy," "Gimme The Loot," "Machine Gun Funk," and "4. Big Poppa." Biggie was shot dead on a drive on March 9, 1997, in a shooting in Los Angeles.


Michael Jackson's influence on the music scene is very unprecedented in the world of pop culture. Appeared at a young age. Early to mid-1980s. Before he swept the world as a solo artist, Jackson was already known from his Jackson 5 days (a brother pop group consisting of Jackson and his four brothers). Countless hits that surpassed Billboard, some of the many blockbusters include "Black or White," "Beat It," "Thriller," and "Billy Jean." King of Pop was born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana. He died in Los Angeles with cardiac arrest on June 25, 2009, after a doctor gave him a deadly drug combination.

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Singer Beyonce was born on September 4, 1981 in Houston. The Multi-Grammy Award winner first appeared in his music scene in 1990 as the lead singer for Destiny's Child in the R&B group. After leaving the group and becoming a solo artist, Beyonce reached a greater height by releasing her solo projects like Dangerously. in Love (2003), B'Day (2006), and Lemonade (2016). Beyoncé's Grammy-winning songs were his most notable hits, "Crazy in Love" and "Closer I Get To You."

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Rapper 50 Cent was born on July 6, 1975 in Queens to Curtis Jackson. The "Get Richor Die Tryin" rapper has been hailed by the world of rap for his shabby-to-rich lifestyle that helped him achieve his musical success. Gangsta rappers have made various hits on the list of songs such as "In Da Club," "Candy Shop," and "I Get Money." The artist moved into the realm of acting as the rapper starred in movies such as Get Rich or Die Try-in, "Street of Blood" and "Everything Collapses". 50 Cent has also written various films and TV series. In particular, there are movies such as "Before ISelf Destruct" and "Gun".

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Born May 3, 1933 in Barnwell, South Carolina, James Brown is the most in the 20th century. It was an influential voice. century. Known for his overwhelming arrogance, Brown mastered his vocal variety. One of his best works was his "Live and Concert" album Live at the Apollo (1963). His biggest hits include "I Got You (I Feel Good)", "Cold Sweat" and "Living in America". Brown died of a 73-year-old heart attack on December 25, 2006.

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Soul vocalist Erykah Badu was born February 26, 1971 in Dallas with Erykah Wright neo-soul Was welcomed as the Queen of. Having won her Grammy Award four times, she released her debut single "On& On" in 1997, marking the beginning of her neo-soul era.

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Whitney Houston was one of the best-selling female artists in history. Born in Newark on August 9, 1963, Houston emerged as a star in the music industry in the mid-1980s and late 1990s.Her biggest hits include "The Greatest Love of All," "I Will Always Love You," and "I Have Nothing." One of her greatest performances was her iconic national anthem at the 1991 Super Bowl. Houston has won two Emmy Awards, six Grammy Awards, 16 Billboard Music Awards, two Grammy Hall of Fame Awards and more. On February 11, 2012, Houston was found dead in a bathtub at the Beverly Hills Hotel due to drug overdose.

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Prince was born on June 7, 1958 in Minneapolis as Prince Rogers Nelson. Prince continued to make music before being recognized as one of the greatest R&B / Soul artists of all time, but with his 1982 release of Abram "1999" he was recognized worldwide. I did. He won seven Grammy Awards, with five of his singles at the top of the chart and the other 14 at the top ten. Prince died of an accidental overdose of opioid fentanyl on April 21, 2016 in Paisley Park, Minnesota.

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Little Richard was born on December 5, 1932 in Macon as Richard Wayne Peniman. Georgia. Little Richard helped define the rock'n'roll era of the 1950s with his outstanding dance moves and brilliant sound. His biggest hits include "Tutti Frutti" and "Long Tall Sally". Little Richard died of bone cancer on May 9, 2020 in Tullahoma, Tennessee.


Stevie Wonder, born May 13th. In 1950, in Saginaw, Mississippi, he was active in the music world from a very young age. He was born prematurely because the oxygen delivered to his incubator affected the blood vessels behind his eyes and caused blindness. His blindness never stopped him from becoming one of the most influential artists in history. Wonder, the youngest solo artist to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has won 25 Grammy Awards, a Billboard Century Award, and a Grammy Award for Lifetime Achievement. He is also an activist in the black community.


Jimi Hendrix was born on November 27, 1942 in Seattle. Hendrix is ​​one of the greatest guitarists of all time, and he did something with an electric guitar that no one had ever seen. Hendrix's guitar versatility helped shape his career as an engine for kick-starting new musical sounds in rock and roll. One of his most iconic moments was the performance of the Woodstock Music Festival, the national anthem of August 18, 1969. Hendrix's biggest hits include "Voodoo Child," "Little Wing," and "Machine Gun." Hendrix died of suffocation on September 18, 1970.


Diana Ross was born on March 26, 1944 in London. She gained her fame as the lead singer of the vocal group The Supremes because when Ross joined the female vocal group in 1963, she eventually became the lead singer. Some of the group's biggest hits were "Baby Love," "Where Love Goed," and "Come Sea About Me." She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988.

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Lizzo was born on April 27, 1988 in Melissa Jefferson in Detroit. The artist who infused hip-hop, R&B, is known for his hits "Good as Hell", "Truth Hurts" and "Juice". Lizzo has won three Grammy Awards, a Billboard Music Award, a BET Award, and two Soul Train Music Awards.

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Snoop Dogg was Calvin Broadus Jr. on October 20, 1971. Was born in. Snoop Dogg is one of the most famous. A notable figure in the 1990s of gangsta rap on the west coast. Discovered by his fellow rapper Dr. Dre in the early 1990s, Snoop Dogg jumped to the top of the industry with its distinctive West Coast flow, smooth punch lines and clever rhymes. Snoop Dogg's hit song "Drop It Like It Hot" was dropped and became a hot 100 hit in 2004. While continuing to make rap music in the 21st century, Snoop has appeared in various movies and TV shows and has his own marijuana brand "Leafs By Snoop".

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