Vincent Chukwuemeka Ike, born 28 April 1931, Anambra, Nigeria, was one of the foremost Nigerian writers. Vincent Chukwuemeka Ike died at the age of 88. He wrote From Toads for Supper, his first work published in 1965, The Naked Gods (1970), The Potter’s Wheel (1973), Sunset at Dawn (1976), Expo ’77 (1980), The Bottled Leopard (1985), Our Children Are Coming (1990) among others. Who is Vincent Chukwuemeka Ike? Read Vincent Chukwuemeka Ike Biography and Profile.
Joeboy, Nigerian afro-pop singer-songwriter, was born on 21 May 1997. As a member of emPawa’s initial class, Joeboy used the investment money he gained to film a music video for “Baby,” which went on to get 16 million Youtube plays and launched the single to No. 1 spots across Nigeria and Uganda on Apple Music. Joseph Akinfenwa Donus Biography and Profile.
Rod McKuen was born April 29, 1933. Rod McKuen, a successful poet and songwriter in the late 1960s and 1970s. McKuen was twice nominated for an Oscar — in 1970 for the song “Jean” from the Maggie Smith film “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie,” and in 1971 for original song score of the Peanuts movie “A Boy Named Charlie Brown.” His song “Seasons in the Sun,” to music by Jacques Brel, hit the top of the charts in 1974. Though recorded by McKuen, the hit version was by Canadian singer Terry Jacks. Rodney Marvin McKuen Biography and Profile.
Biggie Smalls was born on May 21, 1972, New York. Biggie had excelled at English. The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office released the autopsy report on Christopher Wallace, aka The Notorious B.I.G. or Biggie Smalls, who died on 9 March 1997. Christopher George Latore Wallace, known professionally as The Notorious B.I.G., Biggie Smalls, or Biggie, was an American rapper. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Christopher Wallace Biography and Profile.
Melissa Jefferson, African-American songwriter, singer, rapper and classically trained flautist, was born April 27, 1988. Lizzo revealed that the day she released her now No. 1 Billboard single “Truth Hurts,” Lizzo almost quit the music industry altogether. Her genre-defying sound is as infectious as it is joyous, often featuring messages of self love, empowerment, inclusivity and body positivity. More about Melissa Viviane Jefferson Biography and Profile.
Born on May 11, 1906, Richard Overton was a World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Army. When he celebrated his 111th birthday on May 11th, his community renamed the street he’s lived on for seven decades as Richard Overton Avenue. Richard Arvin Overton, America’s oldest World War II veteran and the third-oldest man in the world, died Thursday December 27, 2018 afternoon from pneumonia. He was 112 years old. Richard Arvin Overton Biography and Profile.
Willie Nelson, country singer and songwriter, born April 29, 1933, in Texas in 1933 rose to prominence at the end of the 1960s and contributed to the “outlaw country” subgenre, which challenged the conservatism of Nashville. Willie Nelson wrote some of the most popular and memorable country songs of all time. Willie Nelson Biography and Profile.
Melania Trump was born on April 26, 1970 in Slovenia. At age 16, she began what would soon become a highly successful modeling career, appearing in many high profile ad campaigns and working with some of the best photographers in the fashion industry. First Lady of the United States Melania Trump is the wife of President Donald J. Trump and the mother of Barron Trump. Melania Trump biography and profile.