Saturday August 8, 2015 Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood | Show 6pm
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Monica Pearson interviews Ann Nesby backstage at Flashback 2014.
Twanda Black interviews Cherrelle backstage at Flashback 2014.
Monica Pearson interviews J. Anthony Brown backstage at Flashback 2014.
Born on March 23, 1953, in Great Lakes, Illinois, singer Chaka Khan achieved great success as part of the soul-funk band Rufus, including hits like "Tell Me Something Good" and "Sweet Thing." She embarked on a solo career in the late '70s and reached the charts again with tunes like "I'm Every Woman," "I Feel for You" and "Ain't Nobody." A phenomenal vocalist, Khan has won many Grammys.
From age 17, Sheila has recorded and toured extensively with renowned artists such as Marvin Gaye, Patti LaBelle, Prince, Lionel Richie, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder and countless others, but to name a few. In 1983, Sheila caught the attention of Prince and changed her name to "Sheila E.," and Prince helped her record her first solo album, "The Glamorous Life." The first single from the album, "The Glamorous Life," written, performed, and directed by Sheila E., was released in the spring of 1984 and earned popular and critical acclaim.
Formed in Atlanta, Georgia in 1977, the S.O.S. Band enjoyed a long run of hits on the US R&B charts during the 80s. They amassed a catalogue of US hits in 1980, with ‘Take Your Time (Do It Right) Part 1’ rising to number 1 on the R&B chart and number 3 on the national pop chart. On the R&B chart they were mainstays through 1987, returning to the Top 10 four more times - in 1983 with ‘Just Be Good To Me’ (number 2) and ‘Tell Me If You Still Care’ (number 5), in 1984 with ‘Just The Way You Like It’ (number 6), and in 1986 with ‘The Finest’ (number 2). Five S.O.S. Band albums also charted in the USA.
Slick Rick, is a Grammy-nominated English rapper. He began his career in late 1983, in the hip hop genre, where he recorded a series of acclaimed recordings such as "La Di Da Di" and "Children's Story". He is known for the use of narrative in his raps and has been called "hip hop's greatest storyteller. Slick Rick rose to stardom in an era known to fans as the Golden age of hip hop. His music has been frequently sampled and interpolated by other artists such as TLC, Black Star, The Notorious B.I.G., Snoop Dogg, and Color Me Badd, with many of these songs later becoming hit singles.