Tag Archives: Chaka Khan

Rock Hall Of Fame Nominees: Kraftwerk, Devo, The Cure, Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Roxy Music, Others

Rolling Stone reports: The nominations for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019 are in, and the list includes Radiohead, Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks, Rage Against the Machine, the Cure, Devo, Janet Jackson, Kraftwerk, LL Cool J, Roxy Music, Todd Rundgren, John Prine, MC5, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan and the Zombies. The top vote-getters will be announced ...

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2018 Rock Hall Of Fame Nominees: Kate Bush, Judas Priest, Radiohead, Nina Simone, Eurythmics, Depeche

Rolling Stone reports: The nominations for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018 are in, and the list includes Radiohead, Rage Against The Machine, Bon Jovi, Depeche Mode, Judas Priest, Kate Bush, the Cars, Dire Straits, Eurythmics, J. Geils Band, LL Cool J, MC5, the Meters, the Moody Blues, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, Nina Simone, Sister Rosetta ...

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Chaka Khan – It’s Raining Men

It doesn’t seem like she quite knows all the lyrics. (Tipped by JMG reader Robbie)

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80’s Flashback

Chaka Khan, I Feel For You, 1984. Lots of folks covered this track from Prince’s 1979 debut second album, including Rebbie Jackson, the Timberlake-Spears edition of the Mouseketeers, and the Pointer Sisters, whose limp 1982 version was particularly forgettable. But it was Chaka Khan who used the track to rocket out of her post-Rufus doldrums and return to the pop ...

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2008 Grammys: Unsucky

Hey, the Grammys didn’t suck last night! Amy Crackhouse walked away with most of the major awards, but Chaka Khan won two, so it’s all good. Here’s a few of the bigger categories, the rest are here.ALBUM OF THE YEARRiver: The Joni Letters, Herbie HancockRECORD OF THE YEAR”Rehab,” Amy WinehouseSONG OF THE YEAR”Rehab,” Amy Winehouse, songwriter (Amy Winehouse)NEW ARTISTAmy WinehouseRAP ...

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Chaka Khan, Chaka Khan

The first single from Chaka Khan’s Funk This is #1 for the second week on Billboard’s dance chart, her first #1 dance hit in ten years and her 7th dance chart topper to date. Disrespectful features Mary J. Blige on vocals. Chaka’s first #1 club hit was 1984’s I Feel 4 U.

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of FlyLife and Burgundy Records, this week I have five copies of Chaka Khan’s Funk This, her first all-new studio album in 10 years. Featuring duets with Mary J. Blige, Michael McDonald and Tony Maiden, Funk This is now in stores and available on download services. Click over for a special shout-out from Chaka to JMG readers, followed by ...

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Chaka Khan Shouts Out To JMG

Chaka Khan sends a shout out to JMG readers to hype the Sept. 25th release of Funk This. It’s been ten years since Chaka’s last studio album and as the track that follows Chaka’s shout-out shows, we are in for a rare and overdue treat. Chaka is made of awesome. You baby mo’s out there – get schooled on what ...

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Chaka Khan, Chaka Khan

I’m gonna tell you something good. Chaka Khan releases her first studio album in ten years, Funk This, on September 25th. Billed as a “return to her funky/r&b roots”, the album is produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis and contains a duet with Mary J. Blige and a cover of Prince’s Sign ‘O’ The Times. In 1984, she had ...

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