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Thread started 03/19/17 6:30pm

XxAxX

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Tyka Nelson's songs - totally digging

check this out. for reals, people

[Edited 3/19/17 18:44pm]

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Reply #1 posted 03/19/17 6:46pm

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Yeah she can sing I heard a couple of her songs. I don't understand why she couldn't get into the gospel industry as an artist and man the customers are very loyal. I don't she need the Prince connection because she have the look and the voice. People said she sang good at the Celebration. I think when she made her music she wanted to be secular. She can sang good as Yolanda Adams and Tamera Mann. I understand she said one time if she or Prince becomes famous they won't stand in the way or something like that but still she would been a good gospel singer.

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Reply #2 posted 03/19/17 7:19pm

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XxAxX said:

check this out. for reals, people

[Edited 3/19/17 18:44pm]

I remember hearing the album Brand New Me several years ago and liking several songs from it. And, yes, you can hear the resemblance to Prince on some vocals which isn't that eerie since talent can run in families and the not famous sibling can have negative comparisons in the public forum. Think Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson, for instance. Tyka has a nice voice and it is her's--it came from the same gene pool as Prince's. Thanks for posting this--I had nearly forgotten about the album and it is nice to hear it again. By the way, I remembered the name of Tyka's first album Royal Blue, which I found on youtube. wink

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Reply #3 posted 03/19/17 8:11pm

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I really like Boom; I hadn't heard this before. Thanks for turning me on to it. wink

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Reply #4 posted 03/20/17 1:01pm

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I canNOT BELIEVE how much she sounds like Prince on "Boom". How the????? A day later and I am still flaggerbasted eek eek eek
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Reply #5 posted 03/21/17 2:16pm

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XxAxX said:

I canNOT BELIEVE how much she sounds like Prince on "Boom". How the?????? A day later and I am still flaggerbasted eek eek eek


I was thinking the same thing. Same with "I Like It".

Her first album, Royal Blue (1988), is a good little pop & R&B record worth listening to. I still have the vinyl. That's when I learned she named her kids President and Sir, because she thanked them in the liner notes.

As a note, some of the Steeles played on that record, as well as Larry Graham. Ricky Peterson, Tom Tucker, and David Z., all past Prince folks, worked on Royal Blue as well in various roles. There is a blue vinyl pressing from Germany, too, for those who like those sorts of things.

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Reply #6 posted 03/22/17 7:17pm

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Reply #7 posted 03/23/17 1:05pm

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I had the Brand New Me cd on my hard drive before that computer died and I did not make a copy. sad

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Reply #8 posted 03/25/17 8:43pm

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purplethunder3121 said:

I really like Boom; I hadn't heard this before. Thanks for turning me on to it. wink

Have you had your ears cutt off recently ?

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Reply #9 posted 03/26/17 3:51am

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riocoolnes said:

purplethunder3121 said:

I really like Boom; I hadn't heard this before. Thanks for turning me on to it. wink

Have you had your ears cutt off recently ?

So funny I forgot to laugh. rolleyes

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Reply #10 posted 03/26/17 3:13pm

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riocoolnes said:



purplethunder3121 said:


I really like Boom; I hadn't heard this before. Thanks for turning me on to it. wink



Have you had your ears cutt off recently ?





Agreed..... yeahthat
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Reply #11 posted 03/27/17 8:08am

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Are you serious???!

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Reply #12 posted 03/27/17 4:23pm

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nod nod
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Reply #13 posted 03/29/17 4:24am

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MMJas said:

Are you serious???!

yep

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Reply #14 posted 04/04/17 10:16am

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zenarose said:

riocoolnes said:



purplethunder3121 said:


I really like Boom; I hadn't heard this before. Thanks for turning me on to it. wink



Have you had your ears cutt off recently ?





Agreed..... yeahthat

yeahthat
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Reply #15 posted 04/05/17 2:42am

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