Birthday Shout! Yung Joc, Marvin Gaye, Traci Braxton…

Birthday Shout! Yung Joc, Marvin Gaye, Traci Braxton…

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate these celebrities this day April 2

Yung Joc

Grammy and BET Award-nominated rapper who released the single “It’s Goin Down.” He has released other songs like “Coffee Shop” and “Bottle Poppin.”

Before fame, he wanted to pursue basketball, but his parents did not support his athletic aspirations.

He was featured in Danity Kane’s song “Show Stopper.”

He has three children with his wife Alexandria Robinson.

He worked with Cassie Ventura on her song “Call U Out.”

The 33 year old was born April 2, 1983.

Marvin Gaye

Soulful Motown icon who gained fame for “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” and wrote the influential concept album, What’s Going On, in 1971.

He dealt with brutal abuse by the hands of his father while growing up in “Simple City” with his two sisters and three brothers.

He released the hit song “Sexual Healing,” which won a Grammy Award, and was posthumously given the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

He married Anna Gordy Gaye on January 8, 1964 and, after their divorce on March 1977, he married Jane Gaye in October 1977.

He worked on concept albums such as Let’s Get It On with Stevie Wonder.

He was born April 2, 1939, he died a day to his 44th birthday on Apr 1, 1984.

Traci Braxton

She became known as a member of the R&B girl group, The Braxtons, with her sisters Toni, Towanda, Trina, and Tamar. In 2011 the group posed for the swimsuit issue of Vibe magazine.

She and her sisters dropped their first single, Good Life, in 1990, but it failed to gain traction with the public.

She hosted The Traci Braxton Show on BLIS.

Her parents are Rev. Michael Braxton Sr. and Evelyn Braxton. She and her four sisters became the stars on Braxton Family Values beginning in 2011 on WE tv.

Her sister, Toni, was signed as a solo artist by L.A. Reid and Babyface Edmonds’ LaFace Records in 1991.

The 44 year old was born April 2, 1972.

Quavo Marshall

One-third of the hip hop trio known as Migos who are best known for their single “Versace.” He is known by his stage name Quavo.

He joined Kirshnik Ball, AKA Takeoff, and Kiari Cephus, AKA Offset, in 2011 to form Migos.

He was named the most influential rapper of early 2014 by Complex Music.

He and the rest of Migos are from Gwinnett County, Georgia.

With Migos, he has collaborated with A-list artists including Young Thug, Drake, R. Kelly, Gucci Mane, and many more.

The 25 year old was born April 2, 1991.

Roselyn Sanchez

Actress who played Jackie Chan’s love interest in Rush Hour 2. Her performance in the film earned her an ALMA Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture. In 2013, she began starring as Carmen Luna on the series Devious Maids.

She has been featured in Maxim magazine.
She received a Latin Grammy nomination for her music video “Amor, Amor.”

She married actor Eric Winter, and they had a daughter together. She was previously married to actor Gary Stretch.

She once appeared on an episode of The Drew Carey show.

The 43 year old was born April 2, 1973.

Leyla Milani

Canadian model, actress and television host who appeared in several television series including Rules of Engagement and Entourage. She also had a role in the 2006 horror film Wrestlemaniac.

She was first a contestant in World Wrestling Entertainment’s Diva Search in 2005 and came in second place.

She founded a luxury haircare company that specializes in real human hair extensions called Milani Hair in 2009.

She was born to Iranian parents. She married Manny Khoshbin in 2011.

She appeared in an online web series for Experian Credit with Pauly Shore.

The 34 year old was born April 2, 1982.


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