Today in Music: 4/30/19

TODAY IN MUSIC: “Nite and Day” by Al B. Sure! reached number one on the R&B singles chart on April 30, 1988. The single is from Sure’s debut studio album In Effect Mode and was written and produced by Al B. Sure! and Kyle West.. “Nite and Day” also reached the top ten on the Billboard Hot 100 and received a Grammy nomination for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.  The single has been sampled a number of times including: PM Dawn for the single “Sometimes I Miss You So Much” from their album Jesus Wept (Sure! is featured in the music video) and LL Cool J for “Loungin'” from his album Mr. Smith). “Nite and Day” was recently covered by Meshell Ndegeocello for her spectacular 2018 album, Ventriloquism. #niteandday #albsure #newjackswing #80srandb #randb #ineffectmode #kylewest #grammynomination #bestmalerandbvocalperformance #pmdawn #sometimesimissyousomuch #jesuswept #llcoolj #loungin #mrsmith #meshellndegeocello #ventriloquism #tonyatlarge #todayinmusic #musichistory

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