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Posts Tagged ‘Soul

Motown Soul And Funk Legend Teena Marie,54, Has Passed Away Today In Her Sleep…R.I.P.

December 27, 2010

Like a thief in the night, death has silenced the voice of one of the music industries most accomplished, and much-loved funk, soul, and R&B singers, the incomparable Teena Marie, at the young age of 54.(TMZ) It is being reported that Lady T, as she was affectionately known ¬†by generations of her fans, was found […]

The Fadd- The Star (Remix) 1989…Old School R&B Music Video Is A Look Back In Time.

October 15, 2010

“The Star” (Everybody Wants To Be A Star) by the little known group The Fadd, was one of the first music videos that Brice Productions was commissioned to produce and direct, while I was working as an assistant animator for the Feature Animation Department at Walt Disney Studios. We were working on ‘Oliver & Co’ […]

Soul Singer And Former Temptations Lead Singer Ali-Ollie Woodson Dead at 58,From Cancer…

May 31, 2010

Legendary Motown singer Ali-Ollie Woodson, who led the quintet The Temptations in the 1980s and ’90s and helped restore them to their hit-making glory with songs including “Treat Her Like A Lady,” has died Sunday at the age of 58.(Perez) [picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=ali-ollie+woodson&iid=8466312″ src=”4/c/9/4/RnB_Live_Hollywood_03e8.jpg?adImageId=13056953&imageId=8466312″ width=”234″ height=”334″ /] The AP is reporting…Woodson died Sunday in […]

Flava Unit Rapper “Apache” Dies Today…Recorded Hit Single “Gangsta Bitch”In The 90’s…

January 22, 2010

The former Flavor Unit MC, Apache died today, after battling an undisclosed, protracted illness. Apache was a proteg√© of Hip-Hop acts Queen Latifah and Naughty by Nature and is most known for the 1992 hit single “Gangsta Bitch” from the album Apache Ain’t Sh*t. It is regarded as a hip hop classic.[picapp align=”right” wrap=”true” link=”term=queen+latifah&iid=7475786″ […]