Bernard Greene, popularly known as B.G. the Prince of Rap, is a rapper and Eurodance performer from the United States. He had some success in Germany, where he was stationed after being sent by the US Army.
Greene was born in the United States, in the city of Washington, D.C. After graduating from high school, he entered the US Army and also was stationed in Germany in 1985.
His biggest success was “This Beat Is Hot,” which reached number one on the US Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart in 1991. The song reached number 72 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 54 on the Billboard Hot Black Singles chart in the United States. He then released “Take Control of the Party,” which charted at number two on the dance chart.
In January 1992, this song reached number 71 on the UK Singles Chart. “The Power of Rhythm,” “Can We Get Enough?” “The Color of My Dreams,” as well as “Stomp!” are some of this artist’s other well-known tracks.
Being a famous singer comes with lots of money, fame, as well as power, but it also comes with the possibility of doing extraordinary accomplishments. These 22 vocalists have smashed a variety of records, according to the Recording Industry Academy of America, Billboard, and the Guinness Book of World Records.
Check out the gallery below for a look at some of these artists’ most interesting world records, such as being the first to broadcast a live concert from space to being the first male.
The Weeknd, who was born Abel Tesfaye in Toronto, Ontario, has experienced both aspects about what it means to become a record-breaking musician. The Weeknd smashed the single-day streaming record on Spotify just after release of his album “Starboy” in 2016, as well as his song is one of the most listened upon that platform. Following his song “Heartless,” that plummeted to No. 17 upon that Billboard Hot 100 in 2017, the singer got connected with the greatest decline for a No. 1 hit in Billboard history.