From The Urban Daily
On December 26, 2010 singer Teena Marie died in her home at the age of 54. As is customary when a musician we love has passed away, we take a moment to highlight how they’ve influenced the hip-hop generation.
As a gifted singer and musician the Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter made fans all over the world with hits like “Square Biz” and her duet with the late Rick James, “Fire and Desire.” Here is a partial list of songs that some hip-hop groups have drawn inspiration from to create their own music. Sometimes it was the music, other times it was just her amazing voice that they couldn’t resist.