Monday, December 27, 2010

Rest In Peace, Lady T

Teena Marie "Square Biz" from
It Must Be Magic (Motown/Gordy, 1981)

The New York Times is reporting that
the Ivory Queen of Soul, Teena Marie, has passed away at the age of 54.
The R&B legend revered and fully immersed herself in black culture — and in turn was respected and adored by black audiences, not only for her immense soulful talents, but for her inner soul as well. "Overall my race hasn't been a problem. I'm a Black artist with White skin. At the end of the day you have to sing what's in your own soul."
Read more about the great Teena Marie at

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