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A happy 54th birthday to Adrian Nicholas Matthews Thaws, aka Tricky. The Bristol-born rapper first made a name for himself working alongside Massive Attack before releasing his first solo album, the No.3-charting Maxinquaye in 1995.
On this day in 1980, Prince appeared on TV for the first time playing on American Bandstand. In between songs, the “19-year-old” gave short answers to host Dick Clark’s questions. Asked how many instruments he plays, the singer replied: “Thousands.”
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