Teena Marie

Born Mary Christine Brockert, better known for her stage name Teena Marie was born today March 5th. The American singer/songwriter/producer was know for her soulful vocals which made many listners believe she was African-American. Her success in R&B and soul led her to earn the title of Ivory Queen of Soul. She played rhythm guitar, […]

The music world is currently mourning the passing of yet another legend, as Nick Ashford succumbed to throat cancer. Over the past two years we have lost the likes of Amy Winehouse (twitterpage), Gil Scott-Heron, Teena Marie  (@msteenamarie), and of course, Michael Jackson, to name just a few. Sometimes it really does seem as though you […]

Despite what you’ve heard, Black people are the world’s taste makers. We are the ones who say what’s hot or not. Once it becomes popular in our community, mainstream picks it up and runs away with it. Think about it. Big lips weren’t in style until Angelina Jolie had them. You and I both know […]

Rick Ross has been making interesting changes to his Maybach Music Group label lately, signing Wale in March 2011 and officially signing Midwestern emcee Stalley last week. Listeners of their music may be surprised that they landed deals with Rick Ross, whose music is known for its extravagant drug-dealing tales and lavish imagery. Still, rap […]

Marsha Ambrosius treated fans at a recent concert in North London to the world premiere of a cover of Teena Marie’s “Yes Indeed” that she had recorded for her upcoming debut album.

Rap mogul Master P. will host an event during Grammy week honoring late R&B singer Teena Marie, in hopes of raising awareness about health related issues, whether its diabetes, high blood pressure or obesity.

In a touching video posted to his YouTube account, rocker Lenny Kravitz revealed just how much of an impact had Teena Marie on his life, and it’s deeper than many ever knew.

There has been an outpouring of concern and remembrance for the late Teena Marie since it was confirmed that she died in her home on December 26th. The community of entertainers has been very vocal on social networks like Twitter, sharing their favorite songs and thoughts about the singer and songwriter. “She was an amazing […]

Legendary songwriting and production team Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff have released a joint statement regarding the death of soul singer Teena Marie. “We’re shocked and deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Teena Marie. She was one of the most memorable, soulful and unique R&B vocalists to come out of Motown. We send or […]

On December 26, 2010 singer Teena Marie died in her home at the age of 54. As is customary when a musician we love has passed away, we take a moment to highlight how they’ve influenced the hip-hop generation. R.I.P. Teena Marie: Celebs Remember The Legendary Singer On Twitter As a gifted singer and musician […]

The legendary blue-eyed soul singer Teena Marie has passed away.