Music legends. Teddy Pendagrass, Luther Vandross, Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke, Teena Marie, Billy Paul, Whitney Houston, Phyliss Hyman, Barry White, Nick Ashford, Michael Jackson, James Brown, Eddie Lavert and Now Prince. Soo sad
Teena Marie - March 5, 1956, December 26, 2010. Born Mary Christine Brockert in Santa Monica, California, the 54-year-old artist famously paired with late funk legend Rick James and was nominated four times for a Grammy Award, according to her official website. Marie was found dead by her daughter after apparently dying in her sleep, manager Mike Gardner said.