Because I was self-taught, I just arranged the drums the way it felt good to me and was making sure it looked good. But even if I didn't see other women playing percussion or drums, or if I thought 'Just because I'm a girl, it will be dfferent,' I was brought up in a household where they said I was different.
There were a lot of things I should have done."Drumming requires the same warm-up and training as when you're an athlete, and that same sense purpose and passion for wanting to finish what you do and to try and be winner and do the best you can."In “The Beat of My Own Drum,” co-written with Wendy Holden, she celebrates her lifelong love of music. They just treated me the same as everyone else, I thought I twas the norm. I just did what I did, because I love it so much."Sheila E. She was 18 when she became romantically involved with former Tijuana guitarist Carlos Santana, unaware the Latin-rock star — who is 10 years her senior — was married.
said Justin Timberlake reached out to her after she tweeted that Prince didn't want to be turned into a hologram and said she has been assured there will be no hologram of the late superstar at Sunday's Super Bowl.
TMZ reported Saturday that Timberlake was set to use a hologram of Prince during his halftime show performance. said Sunday in an interview with The Associated Press that a hologram won't appear. don't let anybody do a hologram of him for religious reasons, so I just posted that if this happened it's kind of messed up and not cool," the Grammy-nominated performer said.
[BRIGHTCOVE “21001861” “” “peoplenow” “auto” ]As the world mourns the death of Prince at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, fans are also remembering Vanity, the music icon’s onetime protégé and paramour, who died just two months before the music icon. Prince and Vanity had a sizzling partnership at the height of his fame, with the Minnesota native serving as a mentor for the Canadian-born star.
Sheila E, who was close to both stars, confirmed Vanity’s death on Twitter on Feb. Vanity’s best-known hit was 1982’s “Nasty Girl,” which was produced by Prince and performed by Vanity 6, the all-girl female pop group she fronted.
Back then, it was a visual thing about me looking good, rather than (focusing) on whats important to play and to prepare to play.’ "So, instead of continuing writing the book then, I started to share my story at schools, foster-care facilities and churches.The more I talked about it, the more I wanted to share, which — 3 years ago — ended up with me saying: ‘Yeah, I want to do this book.’ The start of the healing was to let it go and share my story.”Sheila E. Saturday Where: Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., La Jolla Tickets: .02 (includes admission for two and one copy of her book)Phone: (858) 454-0347Online: warwicks.indiebound.com/event/sheila-e Sheila E. 2, 2014 file photo, Grammy-nominated singer, Sheila E poses for a portrait in support of her new album "The Beat of My Own Drum" released, Tues., Sept. The musician’s memoir released through Simon & Schuster’s Atria Books, features stories about working with Marvin Gaye, Ringo Starr and Lionel Richie to being raped at age five. said dating Prince and Santana made her realize she had a thing for guys with guitars.(Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)FILE - In this Sept.The following year, Vanity said she had no hard feelings.“I never thought, ‘Oh God, I’m in Prince’s shadow,’ ” she told PEOPLE.She later toured with the pop legend, and the pair appeared on the cover of with the star in Minnesota, and that she was initially slated to play the female lead, a role inspired in part by her own life story.However, the couple split before filming began, and the role eventually went to Apollonia Kotero.2, 2014 file photo, Grammy-nominated singer, Sheila E poses for a portrait in support of her new album "The Beat of My Own Drum" released, Tues., Sept. The musician’s memoir released through Simon & Schuster’s Atria Books, features stories about working with Marvin Gaye, Ringo Starr and Lionel Richie to being raped at age five. said dating Prince and Santana made her realize she had a thing for guys with guitars.(Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP) (The Associated Press) Just how physically challenging was it for Sheila E.