Good morning, and Happy Wednesday readers! There's quite a few celebrities celebrating birthdays today. We begin with Lisa Lopes.
Known to the world simply as Left Eye, she touched so many with her vocals and rap lyrics. As one-third of the supergroup TLC, she entertained the masses with three highly successful albums.
Their most successful album to date, 1994's CrazySexyCool, was certified platinum eleven times in the U.S. alone, and continues to sell very well, even being more than twenty years later.
She collaborated with many artists along the way, and embarked on a solo career shortly before her life was abruptly cut short, as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Honduras. Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes is sorely missed, and will always be remembered for her strong position on many things.
Rest in Peace, and Happy birthday Left Eye!
Probably one of the most, if not the most, respected figures in Hip-Hop culture. Known by a host of monikers, including Andre 3000, Possum Aloysius Jenkins, 3-Stacks, Funk Crusader, Love Pusher, & Dookie BlossomGame III, he has spent the past 20+ years as one-half of Outkast! In addition to his time in the gropu, he has led a highly successful solo career, collaborated with many artists, and become a well-respected actor. Andre 3000, whose real name is Andre Benjamin, turns 40 years old today. Happy Birthday 3-Stacks!
Others celebrating birthdays today include actor Todd Bridges; known for his role as Willis Jackson on Diff'rent Strokes, Vontae Davis, Terry Kennedy, Keisha Epps; wife of actor Omar Epps and who is also known widely for her role as one-third of the group Total, Michael Ford, actor Louis Gossett, rapper Jadakiss, and actor Dondre Whitfield.
Join us in wishing them all a happy birthday!!!