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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...

Rotimi Gets Intimate Everywhere In “Doin’ It” Video
Using a sample of the LL Cool J classic of the same name, Rotimi and his lover get it on in everywhere: an elevator, the backseat of a taxi, and of course, the good ol' bedroom. The post Rotimi Gets Intimate Everywhere In “Doin’ It” Video appeared first on

Erykah Badu & Robert Glasper Honor Miles Davis In Short Film, ‘Maiysha (So Lo...
Erykah Badu lets her diva attitude loose as "Sara Bellam" in the video for "Maiysha (So Long)", a collab with pianist Robert Glasper from Glasper's Everything's Beautiful album to honor the late, great jazz musician Miles Davis. The post Erykah Badu & Robert Glasper Honor Miles Davis In Short F...

Got Some Free Time? ‘Come Through And Chill’ With Miguel
Last we've known Miguel to team up with Salaam Remi was on his 2010 single "All I Want Is You" ft. J. Cole, and as heard on this chill loop, these two definitely have chemistry. The post Got Some Free Time? ‘Come Through And Chill’ With Miguel appeared first on

Texan Crooner Shun Ward Is ‘So Scared’ Of Infidelity
Texan artist Shun Ward (Christopher DeShun Ward) caters to the insecurities of men with his new video "So Scared." The clip shows Ward as he shows that's men are just as caring in a relationship as women, and sometimes men are a bit insecure as well. The post Texan Crooner Shun Ward Is ‘So Sca...

Lee Wilson Returns With Dance-able Single, ‘Turn You Up’
Last we heard from East Coast singer/songwriter Lee Wilson was back in November 2015 with his offering "Want You To Know," now he's returned with another one called "Turn You Up," and it's aimed to do just that! The post Lee Wilson Returns With Dance-able Single, ‘Turn You Up’ appeared first on...

Goldie Isn’t Afraid To Do It Like The ‘Boys Do’
Produced by Iron Mavericks, the single is bouncy and urban with Spanish undertones while boasting electronic elements and high-energy, dance-worthy rhythms.The clip features the blonde-haired singer flaunting a boatload of attitude and sass as she shows the ladies can ball out like the fellas. ...


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