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December 8, 1982 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Music

  • "Herman Van Veen: All of Him" opens at Ambassador NYC for 6 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Chrisette Michele [Payne], American R&B and soul singer-songwriter ("Be OK"; "Epiphany"), born in Central Islip, New York,

Person of interestNicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj, Trinidadian-American rapper and singer (Super Bass, Starships), born in Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Rapper & Singer Nicki Minaj
Rapper & Singer
Nicki Minaj

Deaths in Music

  • Marty Robbins, American country singer (Devil Woman, I Walk Alone), dies of complications following cardiac surgery.at 57
1982 in Music