Born Albuquerque, New Mexico, NM, United States, Multi-faceted rapper, writer, youth advocate, MC/touring artist-educator/producer and renowned lyricist, Christopher Mike-Bidtah, aka Def-i, has taken his music as far as Eminem’s XM Radio program, NPR, the BBC and beyond. He helped raise over $1 million for the legal funds of Standing Rock Water Protectors, and is a dedicated environmental activist himself. Here’s Def-i Biography and Profile.
Candi Staton (Canzata Maria Staton), born 13 March 1940, an American singer–songwriter, best known in the United States for her 1970 remake of Tammy Wynette’s “Stand By Your Man” and her 1976 disco chart-topper “Young Hearts Run Free”.
Candi Staton: “I am so blessed and thankful. There are so many of my peers that are not here to see something like this happen to them.” Here’s Candi Station Biography and Profile.
Jamie Foxx (Eric Morlon Bishop), was born on December 13, 1967, in Terrell, Texas. Jamie Foxx emerged as one of the most diversely talented entertainers of his generation. In 2005, Jamie Foxx became the first person to be nominated for three acting awards at the Golden Globes in the same year, for his performances in Ray, Collateral and Redemption. Here’s Jamie Foxx Biography and Profile.
Selena Marie Gomez (born July 22, 1992) is an American actress, singer, in Grand Prairie, Texas, Selena Gomez got her start in show business with a two-year run on the kids show Barney and Friends. Selena Gomez parents are Amanda Cornett and Ricardo Gomez. Her mother, commonly known as Mandy. Here’s Selena Marie Gomez Biography and Profile.
Garth Brooks, born February 7, 1962, he grew up in Yukon, Oklahoma in the 1960s and ‘70s, the youngest of six children. Garth Brooks got his start in music singing in bars and clubs while attending Oklahoma State University. With more than 148 million in certified album sales, Garth Brooks is the No. 1 selling solo artist in United States history — ahead of Elvis Presley and second overall only to The Beatles. He has received countless accolades, including induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame, the International Songwriters Hall of Fame, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and, most recently, the Musicians Hall of Fame. Garth Brooks Biography and Profile.
Elbert Joseph Higgins, born December 8, 1944, was an American singer-songwriter. Bertie Higgins was raised in Tarpon Springs, Florida, and is of Portuguese, Irish and German descent. In 1982, Higgins had a Top 40 album with Just Another Day in Paradise. It spawned the #1 Billboard romantic classic ballad “Key Largo”. Elbert Joseph Higgins Biography and Profile.