Category: Music

Biography of Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol was born on August 6, 1928 to working-class Slovakian immigrants in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As a child, Warhol developed St. Vitus’ dance, a disease of the nervous system which causes involuntary movements of the body and blotchiness of the skin.

Biography of Lil Wayne

Photo by Jennifer Casson Early Life Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. Was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States on September 27, 1982. He was raised in the infamously poor Hollygrove …

Biography of Nirvana

Nirvana was an American rock band that mainstreamed the genres of punk, post-punk, grunge, and indie rock. The band was formed by singer/guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in 1987. They eventually drafted drummer Dave Grohl, in 1990.

Biography of Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou, born Marguerite Ann Johnson on April 4, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri, was raised in St. Louis and Stamps, Arkansas. She is the daughter of Bailey Johnson and Vivian Baxter Johnson, and has a brother whom called her “Maya,” derived from his nickname for her, “my-a-sister.”