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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...

.#Videos: (@MS_HUMMINGBIRD) Tweet - Won't Hurt Me
The clip features Tweet as she checks her ex when he tried to embarrass and diminish her shine, but it’s all in love – plus, the has another boo waiting in the wings!

.#Music: (@Tiara_Thomas) Tiara Thomas - Trust Me
Following her summer project Up In Smoke EP, she drops this slow-burner “Trust Me,” a Ryan Tedder-produced groove that has Tiara trying to convince a new lover (whom she calls “daddy”) that she’s different than other women.

.#News: (@BrunoMars) Bruno Mars To Co-Produce Upcoming NBC Sitcom
The popular singer-songwriter will team up with “Empire” executive producer Brian Grazer to create a pilot for a family music-based comedy, and NBC has issued the greenlight to film a pilot episode.

.#News: (@tonibraxton) The Braxtons' Prep Holiday Album 'Braxton Family Chri...
On their reality show, The Braxton sisters have been talking about recording an album together for a while now, and it’s come to pass…in the form of a Christmas album!

.#News: (@KELLYROWLAND) Kelly Rowland Is The New Spokesperson For Seagram's ...
Kelly Rowland has signed on to be the face of Seagram’s Escapes, a colorful, flavored beer brand. Rowland will add her own signature flavors to the plethora of thirst-quenching flavors already in the collection...

.#News: (@JanetJackson) Janet Jackson, Chaka Khan Nominated For Rock & Roll ...
About time! Janet Jackson and Chaka Khan may get their acknowledgment by The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in 2016!