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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: (@rihanna) Rihanna Teases Snippet of New Song 'Higher'
Rihanna teases fans in her Instagram with a 15 second snippet of a new song called “Higher” assumed to be from her forthcoming album R8.







#Videos: (@Tiara_Thomas) Tiara Thomas - How It Is
Tiara Thomas offers some introspective vibes on “How It Is,” an acoustic cut from her upcoming EP Up in Smoke. The clip features Tiara somber and introspective in her thoughts in different locations of an empty club...







#News: Report: Bobbi Kristina's Boyfriend Nick Gordon To Be Interviewed By Dr...
As Bobbi Kristina fights for her life at an Atlanta hospital, the circus constructed by her loved ones continues...







#Photos: (@whoisLukejames) Luke James and BJ the Chicago Kid Rock ATL
In front of a packed house, the R&B crooners, along with James and Tandy, delivered an epic night of soul music, leaving everlasting memories for all in attendance.







#News: (@NeYoCompound) Ne-Yo Is the Latest Artist to Cover Nick Jonas' 'Jeal...
During Ne-Yo"s trip down under in Australia to promote his latest album, Non-Fiction, he stopped by Nova's Red Room to execute an acoustic rendition of Nick Jonas' hit, "Jealous."







#News: (@chrisbrown) Chris Brown's Baby Girl's Name Is...
TMZ has uncovered more details about Chris Brown's reported 9-month-old baby girl that he had with 31-year-old former model, Nia Amey.










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