Skinnay Ennis

Edgar Clyde "Skinnay" Ennis, Jr. was an American jazz and pop music bandleader and singer. The son of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Ennis, he was born Edgar Clyde Ennis Jr. in Salisbury, North Carolina and had a brother, James W. Ennis, he met Hal Kemp while attending the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. The two were members of Delta Sigma Phi fraternity there. An obituary reported about Ennis and his orchestra, "His band had performed in every major dance palace in the nation."Ennis joined Kemp's orchestra as a drummer and vocalist in the late 1920s, playing with him through 1937 including one tour of Europe in 1930. In 1938, Ennis put together his own band. "Got a Date With an Angel" was his theme song. During this time Gil Evans was one of his arrangers. Toward the end of the 1950s Ennis's career had faded, he worked in hotels in the Los Angeles area. Ennis appeared in the film College Swing. Ennis appeared in the film "Blonde Meets The Boss" 1939, his first film appearance was in the short film his College Chums.

Ennis began performing comedy routines, in 1938 he landed a job on Bob Hope's radio program, appearing as a regular until he entered the Army. He returned to Hollywood bandleading at the war's end and joined the Abbott and Costello radio program during the 1946–47 season. Ennis joined the Army in 1943, serving as a "warrant officer in charge of a 28-piece band" during World War II. Ennis was married to the former Carmene Calhoun for 20 years, they had one son, Christopher; the couple divorced in 1959. Ennis, whose nickname was "Skinny," changed it to "Skinnay" after it was misspelled that way on the label of a record early in his career. Two months before he would have turned 56, Ennis choked to death on a bone while eating dinner at a restaurant in Beverly Hills in 1963, he was survived by his ex-wife, a son, Christopher. Eugene Chadbourne, Skinnay Ennis at Allmusic Bob Conrad, Hal Kemp historian Certificate of Birth, from the "Office of Register of Deeds", Salisbury, N. C. Skinnay Ennis at Find a Grave

No Trespassing (album)

No Trespassing is the nineteenth studio album by American rapper Too Short. It was released on February 2012, under Dangerous Music, owned by Too Short; the album's production was handled by Vincent VT Tolan, Exclusive, DJ Klypso, various others with guest features from 50 Cent, E-40, Kokane and Snoop Dogg. The album was backed by the lead single "Money on the Floor", which features Bay Area friend and ex-Label Mate, E-40. After the video release $hort revealed the cover of the album, that features his face over plates of the warning of No Trespassing, after few days the track list was revealed to the public. Music videos were released for "I Got Caught" featuring Martin Luther, "Playa Fo Life" featuring Dom Kennedy and Beeda Weeda, "Hey" featuring Silk-E, "Hog Ridin'" featuring Richie Rich, "Double Header" featuring Wallpaper, "Trying to Come Up" featuring C. O; the album debuted at number 129 on the Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 5,000 copies in the United States. Sir Michael Rocks is not credited on "Trying To Come Up", his verse only appear in the song's music video