Teena Marie visited the 98.7 Kiss FM Midday Cafe with Shaila, talking about visiting Egypt in 2005 with her daughter, catching up with Chaka Khan the other day and discussing a possible collaboration, being speechless the first time she met Diana Ross, and teaming up with Howard Hewett on her new single ‘Lover’s Lane’. Watch the interview via YouTube below.
Teena Marie talks about Rick James, her new cd on Cash Money and her career at trueartistentertainment.com. Check it out here.
Teena Marie was on the phone with the Tom Joyner Morning Show on Tuesday (May 9) to promote her new album ‘Sapphire’. She talked about the title choice, the ‘Resilent (Sapphire)’ track she did with her daughter for Hurricane Katrina victims, the cruise she’ll be participating with, who she collaborated with, and more. Audio at mmslb.eonstreams.com has since been removed.
Teena Marie is out with the video to her new single ‘A Rose By Any Other Name’, a duet with Gerald Levert, from her latest effort ‘La Doña’, released on Cash Money. Watch it via YouTube below.
Berry Gordy, Chaka Kahn, Maxie Bond, Rick James Jr., Ron Jeremy, Tazman James, Teena Marie, and Ty James were on hand for ‘A Celebration of the Life of Rick James’ on Thursday (August 12) at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Burbank, California. Check out pictures from WireImage (arrivals / memorial) and GettyImages.
Teena Marie, Rick James, Ron and Ernie Isley of The Isley Brothers, and Larry Blackmon and Cameo performed at the 7th Annual Stone Soul Picnic on Monday (May 31) in Hayward, California. The event was the first concert held at Pioneer Amphitheater, located on the California State University at Hayward campus. Check out pictures from GettyImages.
The New York Daily News spoke with ’80s R&B queen Teena Marie, who paved the way for white artists to crossover to the genre that until then featured only black artists. “A lot of people still think I’m black,” she tells Jim Farber. “But I always thought, ‘Why do you have to have brown skin to sing R&B?’ You sing what’s in your soul.” Marie, now 48, is back with ‘La Dona’, her first release in 10 years. The full article at nydailynews.com has since been removed or relocated.