Back in 1998, when she arrived on the national blues scene, Shemekia Copeland was promoted as a chip off the old block -- that block being her father, famed bluesman Johnny Copeland, who had died the previous year after a long, very public struggle with heart disease. Since then, however, she's established herself as a performer worthy of respect for her talent, and not just her lineage. Copeland has a distinctively fiery vocal style that suits a variety of genres, including the brand of R&B that... More >>>