Award-winning singer-songwriter-actress-philanthropist Mariah Carey turns 43 on March 27

Written by | Ray Cornelius

This week’s celebrity birthdays is all about the “entertainer” including  two of music’s most recognizable female singers, four multi-genre female vocalists, six hip hop artists, a leading lady, a media maven and a 70’s TV icon.

Get plugged into the RC Birthdays for this week: March 24-30, 2013.

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 Mar. 24: Lawyer, writer, journalist and TV personality Star Jones, 51

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Rapper and De La Soul’s Maceo, 43

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Mar. 25: The reigning “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin, 71

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TV, film and stage actress Lisa Gay Hamilton, 49

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Mar. 26: Award-winning singer-actress-Motown legend Diana Ross, 69

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TV actor and star of What’s Happening!!  Ernest Thomas, 64


Rapper Juvenile, 38

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Rapper J-Kwon, 27


Mar 27: Grammy-winning singer of The Black Eyed Peas Fergie, 38


Mar. 28: Grammy-winning rapper of Salt-N-Pepa Cheryl “Salt” James, 47

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Rapper of The Lost Boyz Mr. Cheeks, 42

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Grammy-winning performer and fashion icon Lady Gaga, 27

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Mar. 30: Hip Hop star MC Hammer, 50

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Award-winning singer-songwriter-activitst Tracy Chapman, 49