Archive for divas

25 Women Of Power …what it means to be a “First Lady”

Posted in 25 Women Of Power "First Lady" with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 30, 2009 by lightcandy

Miss R&B featuring Brandy…

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Popular B Side records! Who would’ve thought that they weren’t the single?!

Posted in A tribute to b side records with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 11, 2009 by lightcandy

I’ll start it off… Rhona Bennett ( Miss R&B )

“B Side” song on my forthcoming album “The Anticipation Of R&B”

Continue to scroll down and enjoy the ride!!!

Gloria Gayner … disco icon, forever a classic

“I Will Survive” b side to “Substitute”

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Queen …  funky, flamboyant , crazy talented and innovative

“We Will Rock U” b side to “We Are The Champions”

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Dee-lite… our throwback funk group in the nineties, fun, creative and dee-liteful!

“Groove Is In The Heart” b side to “What Is Love”

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Elvis Presley … sexy, gutsy, energic and a music icon

“Hound Dog” b side to “Don’t Be Cruel”

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Beach Boys… fun, creative and often coined “America’s band”

“Don’t Worry Baby”   b side to “Hello, Goodbye”

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Doobie Brothers … classic American band, with some classic music, a breeding ground for Michael McDonald

“Black Water” b side to

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Madonna … the queen of reinventing yourself! seductress, shock value, and classic pop diva

“Get Into The Groove”

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Prince … dripping sex, creative vocals, innovator of sounds, a true artist to the core

“Erotic City” b side to “Let’s Go Crazy”

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This song gets an honorable mention… They disabled the link. Sorry:(

KRS-ONE … one of the pioneers of hip hop, prolific lyric master, huge contribution to the “game”

“Hip Hop vs. Rap” b side to “Sound Of Da Police”

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A tribute to a few great duets…

Posted in A tribute to a few great duets with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 6, 2009 by lightcandy

Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson…”Scream”-an electric,brother/sister duo,oozing of greatness

Brandy and Monica…”The Boy Is Mine”-straight classic. Two of R&B’s young diva’s holding down the nineties

Usher and Alicia Keys … “My Boo”- two young R&B superstars giving it up…

BeBe and CeCe Winans…”Addictive Love”… smooth,silky,beautiful,powerful and passionate vocals from one of gospels best duo’s

Celine Dion and R. Kelly … “I’m Your Angel” -sang and delivered by two of the music industry’s extremely talented

Zhane…”DJ play that song”-cute,soul party gem

Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell…”Ain’t nothin’ like the real thang”-true ear candy by Motown’s greatest duo

Hall and Oats…”I can’t go for that”-it was a crap shoot to pick a song from these two. Sooo many greats

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Luther Vandross and Beyonce… “The Closer I Get To You” – Beautiful rendition of a classic

Rick James and Teena Marie…”Fire and Desire”-need I say more? One of the funkiest duo’s I know of…

Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney”Ebony and Ivory”-a clever, inspirational song by two legends

Ashford and Simpson…”Solid as Rock”-powerful writing,singing,performance duo

Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole…”Unforgettable”-a dreamy version between father and daughter of an ‘unforgettable’  ballad

Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald… “What a fool believes”-a fabulous live version of a classic song with two of music greats

K-Ci and JoJo… “All My Life”-gorgeous song sang with conviction of the heart

Lionel Richie and Diana Ross…”Endless Love”-timeless ballad with the delivery of two unique,veteran artists

Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey…”When you believe”- beautiful women with beautiful voices

Olivia Newton John and John Travolta…”You’re the one that I want”-fun,spunky, it defined a generation

Listening event this weekend for “The Anticipation Of R&B”!

Posted in music with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 3, 2009 by lightcandy

Thanks to everyone who dropped in and showed their support. “One foot in front of the other”…

Take care,

Rho

LISTENING EVENT FOR MY ONLINE COMMUNITY COMING SOON!!!

Posted in Just Me with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 25, 2009 by lightcandy

I’m launching a new blog for Miss R&B! In addition…

I will be showcasing snippets of the 15 tracks on my forthcoming album! The party date will be announced next week;) Drop in with family and friends to hear “The Anticipation Of R&B”. For those of you who didn’t attend the “Industry” listening event, I’m making the album available for your ears too…

~To all of my fans, thank you!!! She’s coming…

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art work by “Sphere”

Rho ( Miss R&B )

A tribute to some Dynamite Diva’s…

Posted in A tribute to some dynamite divas with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 24, 2009 by lightcandy

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Shirley Bassey… What an inspiration… Powerful, captivating and just plain talented

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Sarah Vaughan… Absolutely enchanting with her vocal prowess… one of the greats

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Gladys Knight… talk about conveying emotion… she is one of my favorite soul stirring diva’s

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Whitney Houston… beautiful, graceful and mesmerizing voice

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Aretha Franklin… passionate and legendary soul singer

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Celine Dion… canary’s in her throat ( I swear!), awesome delivery and commanding presence

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Jennifer Hudson… gutsy, gorgeous and explosive vocals

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Mariah Carey…awesome recording artist, queen of airy whistle tones, and a unique sound all her own

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Beyonce… hot, hot, hot!…one of the hardest working women in show business

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Alicia Keys… spunky, great musician, beautiful spirit

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Chaka Khan… sounds like a saxophone,incredible range and classic diva swag

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Patti Labelle… pioneer of power house vocals, attitude and plenty vocal ridiculousness