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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...







#News: (@jsullivanmusic) Werk! Jazmine Sullivan Bust Some Moves For Weight L...
Jazmine Sullivan is having a little fun while shedding some pounds. The Grammy nominated singer-songwriter shared a video on Instagram recently, in which she and her girls rocked out to some choreograph dance moves...







#News: (@rihanna) BTS: Rihanna - FourFiveSeconds ft. Kanye West & Paul McCar...
The visual for "FourFiveSeconds," Rihanna's new song featuring Kanye West and Paul McCartney, is almost here. Rihanna just unwrapped the behind the scenes video, which delves into the fashion and wardrobe.







#Music: (@NeYoCompound) Ne-Yo - She Knows Ft. Trey Songz, The Dream and T-Pa...
Ne-Yo helps to kick start the weekend with a brand new remix of his single, "She Knows," featuring R&B heavy hitters Trey Songz, The Dream and T-Pain.







#News: Mo Money: Jay Z Offers $56 Million Bid For Swedish Streaming Company A...
He’s already delved into professional sports management, nightclub ownership, clothing lines, and record labels, now he has his sights on Aspiro, a Swedish company that controls streaming services Wimp and Tidal.







#Videos: (@Ciara) Ciara Gives 'I Bet' An Acoustic Spin (Video)
The sassy, emotional ballad seemingly chronicles the 29-year-old’s failed relationship with ex-fianc rapper Future and when she performs it down live, you can almost see the Cici digging deep into her pain.







#Videos: (@KatDahlia) [EXCLUSIVE] Singersroom Personals: Kat Dahlia Talks Sm...
In the latest episode of Singersroom's video series, "Personals," Kat Dahlia takes viewers back to her high school graduation and replays why her graduating class was one of the most "obnoxious" class ever.










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