Some may say that if it wasn’t for Ike, we wouldn’t have Tina Turner. Whatever side of the argument you land on, it’s clear that…
Klymaxx brought girl power to funk bands in the 80s with its hits “Meeting in the Ladies Room” and “The Men All Pause.” But the strains of success took its toll on these unsung feminist funksters.
Zapp’s brand of funk brought black, white and brown fans to the dance floor, while Roger Troutman’s talk box brought the band huge success with hits like “Computer Love.” But a tragic family dispute would alter the band’s fortunes forever.
Spindeezy dishes on what special connection she has with this veteran group and why she has nothing but mad love for them.
Phyllis Hyman’s 20-year career was filled with R&B hits like “You Know How to Love Me” and “Living All Alone,” which may have been a window into her struggles with depression. Her talents, far from unsung, will be missed.
They are the group that once helped link legendary promoter and producer Dick Griffey with Soul Train impresario Don Cornelius, while crafting some of the most beloved songs of their era.
The raspy voice on the Temptation’s “Ain’t to Proud to Beg,” David Ruffins fell from fame at the hands of a deadly drug addiction. His talent is remembered on TV One’s Unsung.
Rick James was a super freak to some but a superhero to most. Check out five crazy things he did that we BET you would never…