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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...

Chrisette Michele’s Fiance Comes to Her Defense; Tells Spike Lee “F**k You”
The backlash continues for Chrisette Michele following her performance at President Donald Trump's inaugural ball on Friday night! Out of the many people who labeled her "cooning for a check," many others came to her defense including her fiancé and longtime manager, Doug "Biggs" Ellison. The po...

Keke Palmer Reads Trey Songz For Putting Her in His ‘Pick Up The Phone’ Video...
It looks like Keke Palmer didn't want to be filmed while taking part in Trey Songz and Fabolous' lituation party in their latest music video for the 'Trappy New Years' song, 'Pick Up The Phone.' The post Keke Palmer Reads Trey Songz For Putting Her in His ‘Pick Up The Phone’ Video; Trigga Says “...

Chloe Martini – Change of Heart Ft Chiara Hunter
On her way to claim her rightful place as one of the industry's most exciting talents, Warsaw-born and raised Chloe Martini, who acts as a producer and artist, unveils her brand new single, 'Change of heart,' featuring rising star Chiara Hunter. The post Chloe Martini – Change of Heart Ft Chiara...

Demetria McKinney Educates Men on New Single ‘Easy’
Demetria McKinney returns with the female anthem, 'Easy,' a record informing couples that relationships can be that easy if they keep it 100. The post Demetria McKinney Educates Men on New Single ‘Easy’ appeared first on

Lionel Richie Tapped to Produce Biopic About Sammy Davis Jr’s Life
Sammy Davis Jr's children are finally working together and one of their first order of duty is a rights deal to make a movie based on Davis’ life; Lionel Richie, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, and Mike Menchel have been summoned to produce it. The post Lionel Richie Tapped to Produce Biopic About Sammy...

Ella Mai Finds Time to “Lay Up” With Her Boo
Love is in the air! R&B artist Ella Mai takes a trip to the islands with her love interest in the music video for her latest single, "Lay Up." The post Ella Mai Finds Time to “Lay Up” With Her Boo appeared first on


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