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This Day, That Year – May 24

Wed 24 May 2023    
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This day in history we feature G-Eazy. An American rapper, songwriter and record producer from Oakland, California was born on this day in 1989.

Trivia – G-Eazy 

Gerald Earl Gillum’s first major-label album, These Things Happen, was released on June 23, 2014, and peaked at number 3 on the US Billboard 200. It featured the single “I Mean It”, which reached number 98 on the Billboard Hot 100. His second studio album, When It’s Dark Out, was released on December 4, 2015, and peaked at number 5 on the US Billboard 200.

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It featured the single “Me, Myself & I” (with Bebe Rexha), which reached number 7 of the US Billboard Hot 100. His third album, The Beautiful & Damned, was released on December 15, 2017, and peaked at number 3 on the US Billboard 200. It featured the single “No Limit” (featuring Cardi B and ASAP Rocky), which reached number 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100. In 2018, G-Eazy headlined a concert for Bay Area fire relief that raised $15 million, pulled out of H&M sponsorship deal after blowback about a sweatshirt advertisement that some considered to be racist, performed at an Everytown fundraiser on the eve of March For Our Lives, and used his platform to speak out against gun violence. Also that year, G-Eazy launched the Endless Summer Fund, which is a non-profit dedicated to helping young people reach their full potential and strengthening the Bay Area community. In 2022, G-Eazy joined the ownership group of Purpose-driven, professional soccer team Oakland Roots. G-Eazy released an EP B-Sides on June 25, 2019, which contained the songs that wouldn’t make it onto his then-upcoming album. The EP spawned the song “Bang” with American rapper Tyga. He later re-released the EP on August 22 and September 19 with additional tracks. Gillum released the single “I Wanna Rock”, featuring American rapper Gunna, as the lead single of his EP Scary Nights, on October 16. The EP was released on October 18. In March 2020, G-Eazy announced a new project featuring an indie rock sound titled Everything’s Strange Here. The album was officially released on June 26, 2020. G-Eazy released his long anticipated fourth studio album These Things Happen Too on September 24, 2021. It was supported by the singles “Running Wild (Tumblr Girls 2)” featuring Kossisko, and “Breakdown” featuring Demi Lovato in the weeks leading up to the release date.

Source – Wikipedia

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