Timex Social Club (1985-1987)

The R&B/ Post-Disco band Timex Social Club, also known as The Timex Crew, was founded by lyricist Marcus Arnett Thompson in 1985. Its membership included Gregory “Greg B” Thomas, Michael Marshall, Craig Samuel, and Darrien Cleage, all students attending Berkeley High School in Berkeley, California. … Read MoreTimex Social Club (1985-1987)

Cornell “Nelly” Iral Haynes Jr. (1974- )

Rapper, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur known by his stage name, Nelly, was born Cornell Iral Haynes Jr., on November 2, 1974, in Austin, Texas to Rhonda (Mack) and Cornell Haynes. Haynes’ father was in the U.S. Air Force, and shortly after his birth, the family … Read MoreCornell “Nelly” Iral Haynes Jr. (1974- )