2005 – The launch of MTV Networks 100th worldwide … Read more

2005 – The launch of MTV Networks 100th worldwide …

2005 – The launch of MTV Networks 100th worldwide channel, MTV base, is celebrated with a concert in Johannesburg headlined by Will Smith and Ludacris. The show also features a lineup of top-notch African talent, including South Africans Lebo Mathosa and Mandoza, as well as Nigeria’s Seun Anikyulapo Kuti and Fela’s Egypt 80 Band.

2005 – Tejano music legend Laura Canales dies in C… Read more

2005 – Tejano music legend Laura Canales dies in C…

2005 – Tejano music legend Laura Canales dies in Corpus Christi, Texas, of complications following surgery. She is 50 years old. Canales was the first massively popular female singer in the macho world of Tejano music, following the pioneering careers of Chelo Silva and Lydia Mendoza. Before Selena, Canales was recognized as the Reina de […]