Holiday became famous for unique voice and tone of her music. She also went to the Grammy Hall of Fame in the year of 2000 for some of her songs ( Dehuff , 2015). Since she had a unique style in her music and voice she earned a nickname. Some people called Billie Holiday “ Lady Day”. Billie Holiday 's real name wasn 't her real name but only her stage name ( Holmes , 2006).
There was extraordinary dramatic potential in Hamilton’s story: the characteristics that allowed him to rise also insured his fall. When the organizers of the White House event called, Miranda proposed a rap about Hamilton, and they said yes. That evening in May, Miranda and the other performers—among them Esperanza Spalding, the jazz bassist and vocalist, and James Earl Jones—were introduced to the President. Miranda asked him to sign a copy of “Dreams from My Father” that he’d bought at the airport. Onstage, Miranda announced that he was working on a concept album about Hamilton—“someone I think embodies hip-hop,” he said, to general laughter.
Thanks to his unique style of singing, the way he dress and the way he dance(e.g. moon walk). Who does not know the well-known song (Billie Jean) written by himself in the album(the Thriller 1982). His tenure topped the music chart for almost three decades, 70s, 80s and 90s.MTV, the famous music channel, aired his music to entire the globe. Eventually, he became the everlasting icon of the pop culture
In her later years, her lifestyle was starting to take a toll on her voice. Despite this she still continued to tour and record in the 1950s. She would begin to record for Norman Granz in 1952. In 1954 she had a wildly successful European tour. Billie wrote an autobiography in 1956 along with William Dufty called, Lady Sings the Blues, sharing sharing her life story with the public.
Tim O 'Brien recalls when, many years after the war, Lt. Jimmy Cross visits him .They spent the day looking at old photographs and talking, remembering both the good and bad memories from the war. Tim asked Jimmy about Martha. He got pretty surprised when Jimmy shows a photograph of Martha playing volleyball , because he thought Jimmy had burned it after one of his men died. At first Jimmy did but he saw Martha years later at a high school reunion and she gave him a replacement photograph. He had told her that he still loved her and was wondering why she never married but she became a Lutheran missionary.
Magic Johnson Living with HIV by. Arianna Viera After a press conference, the that it thought that Johnson had just pronounced his own death sentence. Earvin "Magic" Johnson, former basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers (position was point guard), shocked the world on November 7, 1991 when he told that he had caught HIV the disease that causes AIDS. He has been living with it for the last 20 years of his life. Life was not always about HIV for Johnson, he is very well know for his role as point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers.
He tells a success story about a time he heard something he never heard before and as I said in the first paragraph he kept messaging the guys because it is what he wanted, so he chased it. “He didn’t know how I worked” (pt. 2/5 4:20). When Jermaine went to the showing they had he was brought on to stage, rapped in front of the crowd, and then the group of guys ask him to come to their recording studio. Of course he asked him mom because he was only fourteen, but he eventually went.
Norman Reedus, who is best known for his TV role Daryl Dixon on The Walking Dead was reportedly bitten on the chest by a female fan. On Sunday, during the Walker Stalker Convention in New Jersey, Reedus, 46 year old along with his co-star Michael Rooker were doing the photograph and autograph signing with their fans when one excited, female fan suddenly chomped on his chest. According to the reports, the incident occurred around 2:50pm. The overzealous fan reportedly approached Reedus and revealed to him that she likes to pretend that he is her husband. But after a few seconds, everyone were shocked after one of the security team reportedly grabbed the woman and said, "um ma 'am, you just bit Mr.
(Jacobs, 2010) Tyra has also been on People's magazine 50 Most Beautiful People list several times. Tyra has also hosted several television shows including America's Top Model which even after 20 seasons still draws a large viewing audience. Tyra is just as persistent in her personal life. After failed bouts of fertility treatment, in January of this year Tyra welcomed her son, York Banks Asla, to the world via a surrogate. Tyra sympathizes with the many women that struggle with infertility issues saying " I gaze into the beautiful eyes of my son, I think about all the people who struggle with fertility or carrying a child and continue to pray for them every day.
This business purchase would prove to be his most challenging. The Mavericks had gone more than a decade of not making it to the playoffs and he was forced to revamp not only the team culture, but also a new stadium. Cuban was already known for his enthusiasm and over the top attitude and he showed this by sitting among the fans, egging on opponents, and throwing shame to the referees. He was fined $100,00 for confronting referees and using inappropriate language towards them and an additional $100,00 for comments he had made while trying to sign LeBron James during an interview. In the first year owned by Cuban, the Mavericks qualified for the playoffs.