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Sheila E

The Drum Beat of Success (VIDEO with Sheila E.)

Rana Florida | Posted 11.09.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

Musical legend Sheila E. was literally born into the business, yet she paid more than her share of dues at the beginning of her career, playing to empty rooms and living from gig to gig.

How Prince Surprised Sheila E. The First Time They Met

OWN | Posted 07.18.2014 | OWN

Grammy-nominated female percussionist and singer Sheila Escovedo, better known by her stage name Sheila E., was a huge pop star in the '80s. She famou...

The Underappreciation Of Sign O' The Times

Sharief Easterling | Posted 09.08.2013 | Black Voices
Sharief Easterling

Unprecedented success is often times a gift and a curse. As is the case with Prince's album/motion picture combos that followed 1984's critically accl...

WATCH: How Prince Was Influenced By Sheila E.'s Family

Posted 05.21.2013 | Black Voices

From “Holly Rock” to “A Love Bizarre,” Prince and Sheila E. recorded a string of timeless classics that are known to rock a party to this very...

Celebs And Segways Come Out To Unveil.. A Pair Of Headphones

AP | Posted 03.09.2013 | Technology

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Headphone maker Monster's gadget show event was expectedly monstrously cheesy with a healthy dose of hype. Head mons...

Peter Gabriel Audio Exclusive, Plus Chatting With J. Cole And Sheila E.

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.02.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I always feel like I have more work to do because somebody out there doesn't know about me. That's my goal, to a) get better, and b) get bigger."

Happy Birthday to Prince!

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 08.07.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Prince is the consummate entertainer. He is a national treasure. They should clone him and put the clone in the Smithsonian.

A Conversation With Sheila E., Plus Chats With Manchester Orchestra and Jim Guthrie, and Weerd Science's Audio Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.17.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

It's really hard to imagine the level of creativity and output we see from Sheila E.

Launches and Anniversaries

Melissa Berkelhammer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Melissa Berkelhammer

Despite the torrential rain last Thursday night, celebrities, designers, and scenesters turned out in full force to fete a host of celebrations taking place throughout the city that evening.