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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...







Jordin Sparks Readying Fourth Album; “Could Just Be Love” Demo Leaks
"Could Just Be Love" is a leaked demo, and it's unclear if it will make her upcoming LP. Produced and written by Harmony Samuels, Courtney Harrell, Andrew Scott, Erika Hamilton & Teyana Taylor, the mid-tempo track boast a mellow vibe as Sparks coos about the possibility of love. The post Jordin ...







Did Omarion & DJ Mustard Rip Off Chris Brown For Their 2015 Hit ‘Post To Be’?...
The "Blurred Lines" verdict got the music industry all shook up! Omarion, DJ Mustard, and Atlantic Records are facing a lawsuit from BMG Rights Management claiming their hit "Post To Be" ripped off Chris Brown's song, “Came To Do,” from his 2013 album, X. The post Did Omarion & DJ Mustard Rip Of...







Ferow Takes Over The Boardwalk In ‘I’m Alright’ Video Featuring B. Simone
In April, Eritrean songstress Ferow released her debut Falling High EP. Now, she's back with a third visual from project for "I'm Alright," featuring rapper and viral Internet sensation B. Simone. The post Ferow Takes Over The Boardwalk In ‘I’m Alright’ Video Featuring B. Simone appeared first o...







L.A. Songstress SoSuperSam Releases Debut EP ‘Garden’
Earlier this month, Samantha Duenas (a.k.a SoSuperSam) dropped "So" which features rapper P-Lo of the Bay Area HBK collective. Now she's back with her full EP called Garden. On the 6-track set, SuperSam offers a solid project full of vulnerable lyrics and 90s R&B references. The post L.A. S...







Kameron Corvet Releases Smooth New Offering, ‘Wish I Could’
Written by Kameron Corvet and produced by Pierre-Medor (Brandy, Tinashe, Usher, Mary J., French Montana, Flo Rida, etc.), the song offers some great, authentic R&B vibes. The post Kameron Corvet Releases Smooth New Offering, ‘Wish I Could’ appeared first on Singersroom.com.







R. Kelly Prepping Christmas Album ’12 Nights Of Christmas’ & Second Leg Of ‘T...
Over the weekend, he shared the cover of the album on IG, which shows him sitting by the fireplace with stockings hung by the chimney with care... The post R. Kelly Prepping Christmas Album ’12 Nights Of Christmas’ & Second Leg Of ‘The Buffet’ Tour appeared first on Singersroom.com.










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