Sickest Addictions Birthday Cake X Dizzy Gillespie
October 21, 1917 – Dizzy Gillespie was born in Cheraw, Sputh Carolina and is one of the greatest contributors to jazz music. He is arguably the best trumpeter in jazz history being the teachers and main influence of jazz legends such as Miles Davis and Fats Navarro. Play in Peace Dizzy Gillespie…
Sickest Addictions Birthday Cakes X Peter Tosh & Pras
October 19, 1944 – Peter Tosh was born in Grange Hill, Jamaica and is a self taught singer and musician. He began playing the guitar at an early age and learned by watching a guitarist for a day. He is famously known as a member of the influential reggae band, The Wailers. Along with being successful as a band member, he ventured out as a solo artist and was also fruitful in that avenue. Sing in Peace Peter Tosh…
October 19, 1972 – Praskazrel Samuel Michel, better known as Pras, was born in Brooklyn, New York and is a hip hop emcee. He is famously known as one-third of the innovative hip hop trio, the Fugees. With the Fugees, Pras has won two Grammys. He is also the cousin of fellow emcee, Wyclef Jean.#FugeesReuniteALREADY
Sickest Addictions Birthday Cake X Jean-Claude Van Damme
October 18, 1960 – Jean-Claude Van Damme was born in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe in Brussells, Belgium and is a martial artists turned actor. He is most famously known for his often quoted film, Bloodsport. He recently made his big screen return with The Expendables 2.#IBreakYouLikeIBreakYourRecord
October 16, 1962 – One of the founding members of the legendary band Red Hot Chilli Peppers was born. Michael Peter Balzary better known as Flea attended FairfaxHigh School in Los Angeles where he met fellow RHCP member Anthony Keidis. Flea has been dubbed as one of the best bass players in rock history because of his ability to incorporate several music styles. This allowed RHCP to break down barriers in the music game and win fans over from every genre. During his time off from music, Flea is a die hard supporter of the purple and gold, the Los Angeles Lakers. We’ve all seen him courtside, right?!!!
Sickest Addictions Birthday Cakes X Ginuwine & Vanessa Marcil
October 15 1971 - R&B singer and actor Elgin Baylor Lumpkin, better known as Ginuwine, was born. If you were wondering if he was named after NBA and Laker legend Elgin Baylor then you’re right! They both share the same birthplace of Washington D.C. Ginuwine has worked with known producers Timberland and R. Kelly and is widely known for his hit single in 1996 “Pony.”#haha
October 15 1968 - Vanessa Marcil is an american actress who is known for her roles as Brenda on the day time soap General Hospital, Gina on Beverly Hills 90210, and as Sam on the NBC show Las Vegas. She was also featured in Prince’s video for “Most Beautiful Girl in the World.”
October 13, 1941 – Paul Frederic Simon was born in Newark, New Jersey and is a singer, songwriter and musician. He is most famously known for being the half of Simon & Garfunkel. Simon was the primary songwriter for this legendary duo, including timeless hit songs such as “Mrs. Robinson,” “The Sound of Silence” and “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” Along with a successful career with Art Garfunkel, Simon also was very successful as a solo artist, winning 12 Grammys, a Lifetime Achievement Award and becoming a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee.
Sickest Addictions Birthday Cake X Melvin Franklin
October 12, 1942 – David Melvin English, better known as Melvin Franklin, was born in Montgomery, Alabama and is a singer. He famously known as the bass vocals for the Motown would group, The Temptations.
October 11, 1970 – Lana Michelle Moorer, better known as MC Lyte, was born in Brooklyn, New York and is one of the illest female hip hop emcees! She started writing and rapping at the early age of 12. MC Lyte is the first female rapper to drop a solo album entitled “Lyte as a Rock.”
October 9, 1940 – The legendary music pioneer, John Lennon was born in Liverpool, England and is a singer, songwriter and founding member of the iconic and probably the most successful band in history; The Beatles. Together with band mate, Paul McCartney, the duo wrote numerous hit songs, easily inducting Lennon into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Sing in Peace John Lennon…
Sickest Addictions Birthday Cakes X Robert Bell & CL Smooth & Travis Pastrana
October 8, 1950 – Robert “Kool” Bell was born in Youngstown, Ohio and grew up in Jersey. He is the founder and member of the legendary jazz, funk band, Kool & the Gang. Before becoming Kool & the Gang, their group was known as the Jazziacs.
October 8, 1968 – Corey Brent Penn, better known as CL Smooth, was born and grew up in New Rochelle, New York. CL Smooth is an emcee/poet and is famously known as a member of the hip hop duo, Pete Rock & CL Smooth.
October 8, 1983 – Travis Pastrana was born in Annapolis, Maryland and is a motorsports professional atheists and stuntman. He is known for being the first individual to land a double backflip on a motor bike.
Happy Birthday Robert Bell, CL Smooth and Travis Pastrana!