I'm in a state of becoming. Even though I've had a full career and I've been around a long time, it's like dinosaurs are coming back. It's all new. I'm having to be on my own and seeing how exciting life can be now.
Sly Stone was that legendary soul singer who wooed the hearts of millions of Americans with his paradigm-shifting funk that formed the foundation for today's urban music. The media found him self-medicating his sorrow, living in a van in south Los Angeles.
Nick Ashford's amazing success with the music greats of his time and the staying power of his fame overshadowed a heart-wrenching part of his personal history. At one time, Ashford was homeless in New York.