On August 21 Kim Cattrall was born…

On August 21, 1956 Kim Cattrall was born. Even though she has had an extensive film and television career, debuting in 1975 and 1977, respectively, Cattrall is best known for playing the role of Samantha Jones on the acclaimed television series “Sex and the City,” based on the book of the same name by Candace…

On August 12 Sir Mix-a-Lot was born…

On August 12, 1963 Sir Mix-a-Lot (Anthony Ray) was born. Hailing from Seattle, Washington, the rapper has had a musical career spanning over 25 years, starring with his 1988 debut album, “Swass.” He is best known for his Grammy-award winning, number-one hit, 1992’s “Baby Got Back.” Music video for “Baby Got Back”:

On August 8 “Gangsta’s Paradise” by Coolio was released…

On August 8, 1995 Coolio released the hit single “Gangsta’s Paradise.” The song, featured in the 1995 soundtrack to the film “Dangerous Minds,” has become Coolio’s signature song, being both a critical and commercial success. The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, selling over 5.7 million copies worldwide, and being the number-one…