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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...







Jennifer Hudson – Burden Down
R&B/Soul singer Jennifer Hudson releases the heartfelt new song and music video for “Burden Down,” a record that sees her highlighting her pain and struggles. In the clip, the powerhouse songstress sits at a grand piano in an open warehouse and delivers the emotionally-charged, expressive, and v...







Ty Dolla $ign – Side Effects
Ty Dolla $ign drops the sensual music video for “Side Effects,” a song from his recently released album, Beach House 3. In the Ryan Hope-directed visual, the West Coast R&B crooner highlights the side effects of loving relationship that falls apart. He narrates the story through his young self a...







Conya Doss Returns With New Single “I’m Trying”
Conya Doss makes her return with the new single “I’m Trying,” a soulful, jazzy offering that sees the veteran vocalist being accountable for her own actions in her relationship. I’m aware / I recognize, the things I haven’t done quite right,” she sings. “I share the blame, open my eyes to the hu...







Tina Turner Writing Second Memoir — Story to Be More Candid
Back in 1986, Tina Turner released the autobiography ‘I, Tina’ and now she’s planning to drop a sequel. In the initial offering, the “What’s Love Got to Do” hitmaker shared stories from her childhood in Nutbush, Tennessee to her initial rise to fame under the leadership of famed blues musician I...







The-Dream Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary of Debut Album With “It’s Yo Birthday”
Award-winning producer, songwriter, and R&B singer The-Dream have reached a momentous milestone in his illustrious career. The multi-Grammy winner is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of his debut album, Lovehate, and to commemorate the breakthrough, he issues the unreleased song, “It’s Yo Bir...







LeToya Luckett Ties The Knot In Lavish Wedding
It’s Official — LeToya Luckett is a married woman! The R&B singer, 36, and Dallas-based entrepreneur Tommicus Walker wed over the weekend during a lavish ceremony in Austin, TX. Held on Sunday, the couple tied the knot at Villa Antonia, a sprawling mansion in the canyons of the Texas Hill Countr...










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