Teena Marie’s “Square Biz” was a combination of her usual soul-quaking vocals with a rap influence. Her 1981 album It Must Be Magic was her fourth and final one for Motown. She had the rare privilege of being a woman artist who wrote and produced her music which she hadContinue Reading

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[youtube]Yw6qmgfAppE[/youtube] “Wild Horses” is from Teena Marie’s just-released and highly praised posthumous album Beautiful. Related posts: Throwback: Brenda Holloway-Every Little Bit Hurts TV One: Life After Teena Marie Teena Marie-I’m A Sucker For Your Love & Deja Vu (Live At London 02 Arena 1/30/10) Kickmag’s 2011 Racist Incidents In MusicContinue Reading

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[youtube]-svRZ5S7VB0[/youtube] “Luv Letter” is the first single from Teena Marie’s posthumous 14th album Beautiful. The Vanilla Soul Queen had been working on the project before her death two years ago and her daughter Alia Rose made sure the album was finished. Beautiful comes out tomorrow and will be on saleContinue Reading

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