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Teena Marie Lady T
Hot irons in the fire!  Fiery classic soul.  Lady T., Teena Marie didn’t have to take a backseat to anyone.  I was lucky enough to see her perform live one time. It was in a large Philadelphia arena.  The size of the crowd did not distract from the intimate punch Lady T. hammered home that night...

Stephanie Mills In The House
Stephanie Mills, Kingsley Smith (King from Powerhouse Radio), and Diane Prior. It’s 1980, we are in the studio of WAYV-FM, Atlantic City, NJ. Diane, our evening dj, went on to WKTU-FM in New York City, and me to 4 different FM stations in Philadelphia, PA.

Sparkle Then and Now
Whitney Houston’s “Celebrate,” a nice uptempo duet with Jordin Sparks of American Idol fame was recorded in early February, 2012. The latest “Sparkle” movie was released in August, 2012. The original film from 1976 starred Irene Cara. “Celebrate” is included in the soundtrack.

Nile Rodgers Chic Le Freak
Nile Rodgers, the surviving founder of Chic, chronicles the rise of his group in “Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco, and Destiny.” Co-founder Bernard Edwards died in Tokyo, Japan in 1996. The distinctive production style of Rodgers was responsible for hits by Diana Ross, David Bow...

Whitney Houston So Emotional
From Newark, New Jersey to Beverly Hills.  Whitney Houston: born August 9, 1963 in Newark.  Died: February 11, 2012 in Beverly Hills. Celebrate her life with this “So Emotional” wallpaper from Picture Sleeve Pop.

Donna Summer Remembered
LaDonna Adrian Gaines was born on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 1948. She grew up in Boston with her parents and two sisters.  By the time she was 12, she was singing Diana Ross and Dionne Warwick songs. On her approach to singing as an adult, Donna says in her autobiography “to this day I will a...

Marques Houston Drops New Single ‘Together’ From The Film Soundtrack For “’Ti...
The triple threat entertainer co-wrote and produced the film and is now adding his musical talent with new songs for the film’s soundtrack. The post Marques Houston Drops New Single ‘Together’ From The Film Soundtrack For “’Til Death Do Us Part” (Snippet) appeared first on

Sammie – Too Long
Produced by Bryan "K-City" Elmore, "Too Late" is a nod to R.Kelly's hit single "You Remind Me Of Something," and the former pre-teen sensation reminds us he is all grown up.  The post Sammie – Too Long appeared first on

Kenny Lattimore – Push
"Push" showcases an edgier side to the silky singer as his emotive delivery paints a picture of a man who realizes he has made a mistake by pushing away the love of his life... The post Kenny Lattimore – Push appeared first on

[Song Premiere] NeMiss ChiYork – The Game We’re In
“The Game We’re In” opens with mellow drums, melodic synths, and keys that segue into the record’s calming hook which then transitions into Nemiss’ heavenly flow. The post [Song Premiere] NeMiss ChiYork – The Game We’re In appeared first on

Louam – No Time
Norwegian R&B artist Louam takes us on a nostalgic ride back to the '90s in the music video for her brand new single, "No Time." The post Louam – No Time appeared first on

Eric Bellinger Wants to “Be The Change” in These Tough Times
Eric Bellinger is doing his part to evoke social change in America. Using his art as his platform, the R&B singer takes to the streets of Los Angeles to empower others in the music video for his new song, "Be The Change." The post Eric Bellinger Wants to “Be The Change” in These Tough Times appe...


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