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Singer/songwriter Labrinth, and actress Charlyne Yi are celebrating their birthdays today.
Singer/Songwriter, musician, and record producer Labrinth turns 25 today. Born Timothy McKenzie, Labrinth was pinned to become a record producer, but was instead signed as a solo act to Syco Music, by Simon Cowell, in 2010. Labrinth collaborated with English rapper Tinie Tempah for his single "Pass Out," released in 2010 and hitting No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart. That same year, Labrinth also released his debut single "Let the Sun Shine," reaching No. 3 on the UK Singles Chart.
Labrinth released his debut album Electronic Earth in 2012, hitting No. 2 on the UK charts. His single, "Beneath Your Beautiful" featuring Emeli Sandé, made it to No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart. Labrinth is currently working on his second studio album.
Charlyne Yi, 28
Actress and comedian Charlyne Yi turns 28 today. She first shot to fame with her comedy acts, appearing in the New York Comedy Festival in 2005 and 2006. She also appeared in HBO's U.S. Comedy Festival in 2007. Yi made her film debut in 2007's Knocked Up. She also appeared in films such as Cloverfield, All About Steve, and This Is 40.
Yi made her screenwriting debut in 2009 with the film Paper Heart. The film won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. Yi has also appeared on a few television series including 30 Rock, Cold Case, and was a series regular on season 8 of House.