ZZ Hill

ZZ Hill

Name ZZ Hill
Profession World Music Singer
Date of Birth 1935-09-30
Place of Birth Naples, TX
Age 48 yrs
Death Date 1984-04-27
Birth Sign Libra

About ZZ Hill

Texan blues singer who released “Someone Else Is Steppin’ In,” “Open House,” and “Down Home Blues.”

Early Life of ZZ Hill

He toured around Texas singing gospel music as a teenager.

Trivia

For nearly two years his album Down Home stayed on the Billboard charts.

Family Life

He has a brother named Matt who he recorded on his M.H. label before signing to Kent Records.

Associated With

He was a fan of B.B. King.

Tags: MUSIC, Singer, world
Metta World Peace

Metta World Peace

Name Metta World Peace
Profession Basketball Player
Date of Birth 1979-11-13
Place of Birth New York City, NY
Age
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Birth Sign Scorpio

About Metta World Peace

Fiery and unpredictable NBA swingman who entered the league as Ron Artest with the Chicago Bulls in 1999. He played for the Indiana Pacers from 2002 to 2006 and won an NBA Championship with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2010.

Early Life of Metta World Peace

He played on the same AAU team as Lamar Odom and Elton Brand.

Trivia

He changed his name from Ron Artest to Metta World Peace in 2011 in order to inspire and bring youth together all around the world.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife Kimsha, whom he married in 2003 and divorced in 2009. He also had a son named Jeron with Jennifer Palma.

Associated With

He played alongside Kobe Bryant on the Lakers from 2009 to 2013.

Tags: basketball, metta, peace, player, world
Nora Ariffin

Nora Ariffin

Name Nora Ariffin
Profession World Music Singer
Date of Birth 1973-07-26
Place of Birth Malaysia
Age
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Birth Sign Leo

About Nora Ariffin

Known simply as Nora, she rose to fame in 1994 after the release of her debut album Sandiwara. She would go on to release over a dozen more studio albums and compilations albums throughout her over two decade long career. 

Early Life of Nora Ariffin

An aspiring singer even as a schoolgirl, she participated in talent contests as a child. She would later kick off her career by winning HMI Star in 1991. 

Trivia

She has won numerous Malaysian Music Industry Awards including the 1995 award for Best New Female Artist. 

Family Life

She and her late husband Johan Nawawi co-created the animated series Ummi…Ceritalah Pada Kami in 2012. The couple had one son, Mohd Syakir Iman. 

Associated With

Her 1997 single “Cinta Di Akhir Garisan” featured Ziana Zain and Ning Baizura. 

Tags: ariffin, MUSIC, Singer, world
Noel Rosa

Noel Rosa

Name Noel Rosa
Profession World Music Singer
Date of Birth 1910-12-11
Place of Birth Brazil
Age 26 yrs
Death Date 1937-05-04
Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Noel Rosa

Singer, guitarist and mandolin player who became one of the most popular names in Brazilian music with acclaimed singles like “Com que roupa?” Sadly, his life was cut short by tuberculosis at the age of just 26.

Early Life of Noel Rosa

He grew up in Vila Isabel and studied medicine before deciding to pursue a career in music.

Trivia

A forceps mishap during his birth caused him to have a malformed chin, which he would be self-conscious about throughout his life.

Family Life

He married Lindaura Martins but was known for having affairs with many women.

Associated With

He collaborated with songwriter and composer Ary Barroso on the song “De qualquer maneira.”

Tags: MUSIC, Singer, world
Naomi Diaz

Naomi Diaz

Name Naomi Diaz
Profession World Music Singer
Date of Birth 1994-12-13
Place of Birth France
Age
Death Date
Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Naomi Diaz

French-Cuban world music singer/songwriter who rose to fame as one half of the music duo Ibeyi. As a member of Ibeyi she assumed the duties of Peruvian/Cuban percussion instruments such as the cajon. 

Early Life of Naomi Diaz

In an interview she stated that she first began playing the cajon at the age of 11.

Trivia

The duo released their debut studio album Ibeyi through XL Recordings in 2015. 

Family Life

She is the daughter of Cuban percussionist Anga Díaz and the twin sister of fellow Ibeyi member Lisa-Kaindé Diaz.

Associated With

Both she and Adele have released music through XL Recordings. 

Tags: MUSIC, naomi, Singer, world