Ain’t Nobody Like Miki Howard

Ive been up and Ive been down….Ive had my feet swept off the ground BYSOMEBODYWHOJUSTPICKEDMEUPANDTHREWMEAWAAAAAAAYYY!!!! Ms. Alicia Michelle Howard a.k.a Billie (not to be confused with Billie Jean…), a Chicago legend that has given us numerous tracks and moments over her long lasting career. Of course most notably Love Under New Management (written by the…

The Unsung Bravebird

She’s a Bravebird that most have little to no knowledge of. Amel Larrieux has been serenading us since the days of the 90’s duo Groove Theory. After the success of the debut album Groove Theory she spread her wings into her new blissful journey. Comparable to the legendary Sade, Amel only puts out music when…

From The Acid Queen To The Queen of Rock and Roll

Here we are, at the end of the road yet at the beginning of a new saga. Little Anna Mae has grown into Tina Turner. She’s paid her dues (and all her bills), she’s found herself, she’s found her voice, she’s done with Ike and his old sound. It’s now time for the Queen of…

The Acid Queen Rises…

This is just an interlude in the legacy of Tina Turner. On my last post I covered her Ike and Tina Turner Revue years…to an extent. In this brief intermission I’ll hip you to the tunes she did while still on Ike’s short leash. Ike Turner was very business savvy man, he did give Anna…

The Perfect Angel

Here we are again in the backseat of my mom’s ’93 Lexus riding around Trenton. Its a hot summer day and she has all the windows down with the sunroof cracked back. Of course the radio is blasting 105.3 WDASFM and Auntie Patty Jackson is giving us the Midday 411. Then all of a sudden…

Cant Forget These Disco Moments!!

These are just some of my favorite Disco Moments!! Get into them! Donna Summer – I Feel Love Donna Summer – Last Dance Diana Ross – Love Hangover Patti Labelle – Release Gloria Gaynor – I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor – Never Can Say Goodbye Thelma Houston – Don’t Leave Me This Way Candi Staton…

You Make Me Feel Mighty Might Real

            Next up at the Discotheque……the lovey Disco Queen SYLVESTER!!! Now Disco was out around the time where being gay was ok…well it was more or less accepted. But few had an issue with Sylvester. He busted out on the scene and gave no F**** about what people thought! He…