On October 3 Gwen Stefani was born…

On October 3, 1969 Gwen Stefani was born. Stefani is best known as a member of the rock band No Doubt, as well as her own solo career in music and in fashion (she owns the clothing line L.A.MB.). She released her first solo album in 2004, “Love.Angel.Music.Baby,” which included such hit singles as “What…

On October 2 Sting was born…

On October 2, 1951 singer-songwriter Sting was born. Sting began his musical career in January 1977 when New Wave group The Police formed, before launching into a solo career in 1985. As a solo artist, as well as with The Police, some of Sting’s signature songs include “Every Breath You Take,” “Roxanne,” and “Desert Rose.”…

On Oct 1 “Playboy” was founded by Hugh Hefner…

On October 1, 1953 “Playboy” was founded by Hugh Hefner, with the first Playboy magazine published in December of 1953. The magazine, which features photographs of nude women (from models to celebrities) as well as various journalism articles, was founded in Chicago by Hugh Hefner after receiving a $1,000 loan from his mother. It is…

On September 29 “Girlfight” was released…

On September 29, 2000 “Girlfight” was released. The sports drama starred Michelle Rodriguez (in her first and breakout film role) as Diana Guzman, a trouble teen who turns to boxing to channel her aggression, while facing various obstacles in the male-dominated sport. Trailer for “Girlfight”: The film was critically acclaimed, winning a slew of awards…

On September 28 Gwen Stefani released her debut single…

On September 28, 2004 Gwen Stefani released her debut single “What You Waiting For?”. The song was featured in her 2004 debut solo album, “Love.Angel.Music.Baby.” The song describes Gwen Stefani’s fear (in a tongue-and-cheek type of way) of releasing an album as a solo artist without “No Doubt,” her having writers block, not having any…

On September 27 Lil Wayne was born…

On September 27, 1982 Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. (Lil Wayne) was born.  Lil Wayne started his career by joining Cash Money Records and being part of the Southern hip-hop group Hot Boys. Lil Wayne’s most successful album to date has been 2008’s “The Carter,” which had sales of over 1 million records in the United…