The death of Amy Winehouse is most certainly a tragic loss to the music industry, and even greater loss to the elite group of blue-eyed singers. Though soul music is a genre that is applicable to Black music culture, it isn’t exclusive to singers of color. White soul singers have made a tremendous impact in […]
Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Queen Latifah, Shanice Wilson and Motown founder Berry Gordy Jr. were among the luminaries who honored singer Teena Marie at a private memorial service Monday. The two-hour memorial service and Catholic mass was held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles. Teena, born Mary Christine Brockert, died Dec. 26 at […]
The holiday bells carried a smokey, doleful note for everyone who loved Teena Marie, the R&B legend who died on 26 December. Artists including Mary J Blige, Alicia Keys and Estelle mourned Marie’s death in messages online, calling her “timeless” and inspiring”.
Oakland — Teena Marie is by far the queen of blue-eyed soul. A protégé of the late Rick James, with whom she recorded the classic R&B duet ‘Fire and Desire,’ Marie never imagined she would have a career that would span more than three decades. “We were experimenting. We were kids having fun, and we […]
As the mystery around Teena Marie’s sudden death unravels, it appears a seizure may have played a role in the singer’s passing.
Teena Marie, who dazzled R&B audiences for years with her soulful voice and powerful, high-energy stage performances, died Sunday at her home in California.
From TheGrio Just as most music aficionados of a certain age probably recall exactly where they were when we first heard Teena Marie, we’ll likely never forget what we were doing when we received word of her untimely demise. News of the singer, songwriter, and producer’s death, which occurred on the 31st year of her […]
Every time a legend in our community passes, we at Radio One put up a post where our visitors can leave their condolences for that individual. In the latest saddening news, R&B legend Teena Marie has passed at 54 as reported by our very own Roland Martin. We will pass on your condolences to the […]
From The Urban Daily 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.