Teena Marie

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2013

    The ten hottest musical pairings

    For centuries, men have known that the real power of music lies in its ability to get you laid. From "panty-dropper" mixtapes that your parents made back in the day, to John Cusack standing outside the window with Peter Gabriel on the boombox, to that little boy banging on the drums in Love Actually ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Sounds of Blackness: I'm Rick James, bitch!

    Happy Black History Month! February has traditionally been the month when the contributions, traditions, and historical facts about African Americans are celebrated the most. This year's Black History Month started off a little heavy with the passing of Soul Train founder Don Cornelius. All month he ... More >>

  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    That's a Wrap-Up

    Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.

  • Music

    November 5, 1998

    On the Good Foot

    Funkster Rick James learns how hard it is to remain hip.

  • Calendar

    August 21, 1997
  • Music

    November 21, 1996

    Our Gangstas

    Is gangsta rap getting more profound?

  • Music

    October 11, 1995