Showing posts from February 12, 2012

Black History Month: Star Love- Cheryl Lynn

Many of Us Know Cheryl Lynn for her hit "Got to Be Real." This song has been featured all over the world.
  Cheryl Lynn was born in Los Angeles, California on March 11, 1957.  In her youth she sang in her church choir. Her mom was the minister of music for their church.
  Her professional career soared in 1976 when she obtained a job singing background for the national tour of "The Wiz" later going on to play the role of The Wicked Witch of the West. Cheryl Lynn blew everyone away with her performance of Joe Cocker's You Are So Beautiful on the gong show. She won the competition.
Cheryl Lynn signed with Columbia Records and release her self titled album "Cheryl." This album featured her # 1 single and biggest hit "Got To Be Real." Success continued for Cheryl Lynn with such songs such as "Star Love," "Shake it up Tonight" "If This World Was Mine" with Luther Vandross, and "Encore." In 2005 "Got…

Song of the Week: I Will Always Love You RIP WHITNEY HOUSTON



What can we say about this angel, better known as Whitney Houston? Whitney Houston is responsible for such hits as "I Wanna Dance With Somebody," "I Will Always Love You," (penned by Dolly Parton)  " The Greatest Love of All," and she set the mark in 1991 at SuperBowl XXV when she flat out sang "The Star Spangled Banner."
  She set out acting in movies such as "The Bodyguard," "The Preacher's Wife," and "Waiting to Exhale." Whitney did some awesome music including the soundtrack for "The Prince of Egypt." Whitney Houston was working on a remake of the hit movie "Sparkle" at the the time of her death.
  Whitney may have had her troubles in life, but she was on her way back. In 2010 Kim Burrell states that she believed in Whitney Houston  as she sang a tribute to her "I Believe in You and Me," on the BET Honors.
                        REST ON WHITNEY. WE SHALL MEET AGAIN!!!!