Birthday Shout! Iggy Azalea, Prince, LA Reid, Kym Whitley, Bill Hader…

Birthday Shout! Iggy Azalea, Prince, LA Reid, Kym Whitley, Bill Hader…

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate top celebrities this day June 7

Iggy Azalea

Australian hip-hop singer who earned worldwide recognition with viral videos for her tracks “Pu$$y” and “Two Times.” Her 2014 song “Fancy” with Charli XCX became a number one hit. She won a 2014 American Music Award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist.

She dropped out of high school and moved alone to Miami to be closer to the hip-hop scene, working illegally before getting a five-year O visa.

She was the first international and female rapper to make XXL’s annual Top 10 Freshman list and later appeared at the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards Rap Cypher.

She was born Amethyst Amelia Kelly in Sydney, Australia. Her father Brendan Kelly was a painter and comic artist who introduced her to art at an early age and her mother Tanya was a maid. In June 2015, she got engaged to NBA guard/forward Nick Young.

Her 2012 track “Murda Bizness” features Southern rapper T.I.

The 26 year old was born June 7, 1990.


Born Prince Rogers Nelson, this popular recording artist released ten platinum-selling albums and won multiple Grammy Awards for Purple Rain, including Best Performance and Best Soundtrack.

He suffered from epilepsy as a child, and began writing music at age seven. One of the first groups he worked with was 94 East.

He became known for releasing over thirty Top forty single hits and gained fame as an international sex symbol.

He married actress Mayte Garcia on February 14, 1996 and later married Manuela Testolini on December 31, 2001. He and Manuela divorced in 2006.

In 2005, he played guitar on the Stevie Wonder single “So What the Fuss.”

Prince was born June 7, 1958, he died Apr 21, 2016 (age 57).

LA Reid

Founder of LaFace Record, he helped many of the music industry’s brightest stars as a producer and executive producer.

He performed with the R&B group The Deele in the 1980s.

His music-industry knowledge and connections helped Rihanna and Justin Bieber become international sensations.

He married longtime partner Erica Reid in 2000 after previously being married to Perri Reid from 1989 to 1996.

He was a judge on the U.S. version of The X Factor in 2011 with Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, and Nicole Scherzinger.

The 60 year old was born June 7, 1956.

Kym Whitley

American actress known for roles in the series My Brother and Me, Sparks, Young & Hungry, and Sister, Sister. She also had minor roles in the films We Bought a Zoo, Next Friday and Fun With Dick and Jane.

Her first gig was in 1992 when she appeared in one episode of Vinnie & Bobby. She didn’t land her first film role until 1999.

She had a recurring role on The Parkers from 2001 to 2004 and on The Boondocks from 2005 to 2010.

She adopted a son named Joshua with Rodney Van Johnson.

She appeared in the film I Love You, Man in a minor role alongside Paul Rudd.

The 55 year old was born June 7, 1961.

Bill Hader

Actor, comedian, and writer best known to audiences as a member of the Saturday Night Live cast. He has played roles in such films as Superbad, Tropic Thunder, Trainwreck and Forgetting Sarah Marshall.

He moved to Los Angeles to join numerous comedy troupes before being discovered by Saturday Night Live.

His first big screen role was in the 2006 romantic comedy You, Me and Dupree starring Kate Hudson and Owen Wilson. He voices the character Fear in the 2015 Disney film Inside Out and Gazelle in Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs.

He married Maggie Carey in 2006 and the couple has two children.

He acted alongside Seth Rogan as an eccentric police officer in the 2007 comedy Superbad.

The 38 year old was born June 7, 1978.

Emily Ratajkowski

Model and actress who starred in the popular “Blurred Lines” music video and appeared in iCarly from 2009 to 2010.

She modeled for Ford Models when she was 14 and later worked for Forever 21 and Nordstrom.

She rose to fame for dancing naked in Robin Thicke’s music video for the song “Blurred Lines.”

After her breakup with Andrew Dryden, she began dating musician Jeff Magid.

She starred in director David Fincher’s film Gone Girl.

The 25 year old was born June 7, 1991.

Muammar Gaddafi

Ruthless Libyan president for more than 40 years who seized power from King Idris in a bloodless coup in 1969 when he was only 27. He was beaten and killed by NTC rebels after a civil war broke out in 2011.

He attended the Royal Military Academy in Benghazi and was only a young lieutenant at the time he seized power.

He travelled with his all-female Amazonian Guard who were also referred to as “the Green Nuns” because of the color of their uniforms and the rumor that they had been sworn to celibacy.

He married twice, and his second marriage was to Safia Farkash from 1970 to 2011.

He declared to the world Libya’s possession of weapons of mass destruction, after Saddam Hussein was overthrown.

He was born June 7, 1942, he died Oct 20, 2011 (age 69).


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