I love Chaka Khan… That is all…

Photo of Chaka KHAN

She was born Yvette Marie Stevens in Chicago, Illinois.  The name Chaka Khan was christened to her during a naming ceremony at Affro Arts Theater by an Yoruba priest.

1971 she joins the band Ask Rufus, known later as Rufus.

“Sweet Thing”

“Tell me something good” written by Stevie Wonder

“Hollywood”

After gaining Gold & Platinum records with the band Rufus. She goes Han solo.

“I’m every woman” written by Ashford & Simpson, later performed by the late Whitney Houston for the BodyGuard soundtrack

Later going more pop she releases this…“I feel for you” Originally performed & written by Prince
and…

“Through the Fire”

2007 she released the song Angel off of her latest album “Funk This”

Been in the game since 71′.

In 2011 Chaka Khan was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Accompanied by Stevie Wonder & her family.
http://www.ontheredcarpet.com/video?id=8140990&pid=8140502

Last summer we at the W.A.S. were blessed to see her live in Denmark when Janelle opened for Prince. She still has it.

Anyhow…

Learn more about her, her journey & passion: www.chakakhan.com

 

5 Comments

  1. PleaseCallMeJaude'

    Janelle Monae , I would love for you to hear my song that will be finished by September, 2013. I just haven’t found a good beat that speaks to my soul yet thats why that long.But yeah, i would really love you too hear Im not sure how though im 14 but yeah i would love for you too here you can email me at jaudecouzens@yahoo.com you probably wont see this though i understand how busy you are so its okay but if you do email me and when the song is finshed i will be sure to email you back a copy thank YOU ARE ONE ELECTRIC LADY !!

  2. PleaseCallMeJaude'

    Umm im sorry nevermind dont mind that other comment that was my brother he just 11 so he thought he was helping but yeah .

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