October 3, 1975 – India.Arie was born in Denver, Colorado and is a neo soul, R&B singer/songwriter. She is a 4-time Grammy winner and has sold over 10 million records worldwide.
October 3, 1975 – Talib Kweli was born in Brooklyn, New York and is personally one of the illest hip hop emcees. His name, “Talib Kweli” means “true student/seeker.” Along with being a beast of a solo artist, his fame was solidified with his success with fellow emcee, Mos Def aka Yasiin Bey, in their hip hop duo, Blackstar. #RealHipHop
October 3, 1978 – Shannyn Sossamon was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and is of Dutch, Irish, English, Filipino, German, Hawaiian and French descent. She is a successful actress, featuring in big flicks such as “40 Days and 40 Nights” and “A Knight’s Tale.” Before being a big time movie star, she initially moved to LA to pursue dance and deejaying. #HugeCrush
October 3, 1979 – Josh Klinghoffer was born and raised in Los Angeles, California and is a multi-instrumentalist. He is famously known as the current guitarist for the iconic and influential rock band, Red Hot Chili Peppers! Klinghoffer is Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s youngest inductee! #StrumSoHard
October 3, 1988 – Rakim Mayers, better known as A$AP Rocky, was born and raised in New York City and was named after hip hop legend, Rakim. He started rapping at the early age of 8 and was influenced by the likes of Three 6 Mafia, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, The Diplomats, Wu-Tang Clan, UGK, Mobb Deep and Run DMC. He is a member of A$AP Mob. #YoungAndTalented
Happy Birthday India.Arie, Talib Kweli, Shannyn Sossamon, Josh Klinghoffer and A$AP Rocky!