A sad day as the music industry says good-bye to one of its own.
Teena Marie aka the Ivory Queen of Soul passed away last night. Marie was the protégé of the late Rick James. She gained notoriety with her 1984 hit “Lovergirl”.
Other hits followed including her famous duet with Rick James “Fire and Desire”.
Teena Marie had several gold and platinum albums, she was scheduled to perform at Fox theatre this New Years. Teena Marie was 54.