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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...







.#Interviews: Songwriter Tiyon Christian Talks New Single 'Designer,' Becomin...
After a few mixtapes Love’s Assassin, Harmonic Fatality and Harmonic Fatality II, he’s released his debut single, “Designer,” via his imprint, Make Ah Sound and Audio Dope LLC. He chatted with Singersroom about the single, his beginings in the business, and working his way from doing Youtube cove...







.#Videos: (@rihanna) Rihanna - BBHMM (NSFW)
This video is crazy! And when I say crazy, I mean everything from drug use, to nudity, to kidnapping, murder, and gore! What we learned from this is to pay back all loans to RiRi on time!







.#Music: Melissa Steel - You Love Me? (ft. Wretch 32)
Last we heard from rising British singer Melissa Steel, she was frolicking on the beach with Popcaan... Now the young artist is back with her official single called “You Love Me?” produced by Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins and featuring UK rapper Wretch 32. It’s a breezy summer song to declare one’s ...







.#News: (@tamarbraxtonher) Tamar Braxton Teases 'If I Don't Have You' Video
After performing her new single "If I Don't Have You" on the BET Awards, Tamar Braxton teases fans with the accompanying visual, and it looks to be cinematic and star-studded!







.#News: (@rihanna) LEAGUE OF HER OWN: Rihanna Surpasses 100 Million Singles ...
Rihanna is celebrating another milestone, but for this one, she's in a league of her own.







.#News: (@Beyonce) Beyonce Shows Her Support For Marriage Equality With #Lov...
Beyonce is showing her support for the LGBT community after last week's historic ruling. As widely reported, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of marriage equality across all 50 United States.










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