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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...







Watch Mariah Carey As ‘Kitty’ In Trailer Of For Third Season Of FOX’s ‘Empire’
FOX has released a trailer for the forthcoming season (which begins on Sept. 21st), and we can see a bit of how Carey's character Kitty fits in to the story line... The post Watch Mariah Carey As ‘Kitty’ In Trailer Of For Third Season Of FOX’s ‘Empire’ appeared first on Singersroom.com.







Raheem DeVaughn Reconnects With His Poet Collaborator Wes Felton To Ressurect...
Before Grammy-nominated recording artist Raheem DeVaughn became a solo R&B artist, the singer and his poet collaborator, Wes Felton, set DC ablaze with their group, The CrossRhodes. The post Raheem DeVaughn Reconnects With His Poet Collaborator Wes Felton To Ressurect Duo, The CrossRhodes, They ...







Tink Lives The Rooftop Life In Short Video For ‘Modern Wave’
It was only yesterday (Aug 25) when Tink released her Winter's Diary 4 mixtape, but now she's unleashed the short clip for "Modern Wave," one of the project's 15-tracks. The post Tink Lives The Rooftop Life In Short Video For ‘Modern Wave’ appeared first on Singersroom.com.







Chris Brown and His Boys Attend An Interesting Private Party In ‘Grass Ain’t ...
The mysterious clip sees Brown as he and his friends stumble upon the party when a green arrow points them in the direction of the dark, debaucherous shindig in the middle of a forest. The post Chris Brown and His Boys Attend An Interesting Private Party In ‘Grass Ain’t Greener’ Video appeared ...







Miesa Finds It Hard To Move On In New Single, ‘Sway (I Miss You)’
Produced by her long-time collaborators The Chemistri and songwriters JacksonCroft, the song is an anthem about the ability to conquer the pangs of heartache through your favorite song. The post Miesa Finds It Hard To Move On In New Single, ‘Sway (I Miss You)’ appeared first on Singersroom.com...







Up-And-Coming Atlanta Artist Raury Samples Corrine Bailey Rae Classic, ‘Like ...
Using a sample of Rae's offering courtesy of Donnie Trumpet, Raury adds his romantic lyrics and woozy melody for a sublime serenade about his relationship... The post Up-And-Coming Atlanta Artist Raury Samples Corrine Bailey Rae Classic, ‘Like A Star’ appeared first on Singersroom.com.










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