With a career that spans almost five decades, Sheila E. is quite deserving of her new Hollywood Walk of Fame Star. These 10 songs prove why.

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Apparently Apollonia wasn’t impressed by Sheila E‘s new “Lemon Cake” tribute to Prince. Apollonia, last name Kotero, of course, is the late icon’s “Purple Rain” co-star and former girlfriend. She also decided to take to Facebook to go in on Sheila E. “You are so desperate to be RELEVANT as the brilliant Linda Perry said. […]

The woman who Tom calls “the best percussionist in history,” has done it again! Sheila E. has a brand new hot single out with Snoop Dogg, called “No Line.” The story behind this song is actually pretty amazing. Sheila says they were supposed to do a song together years ago but never got around to […]

Last night, at about 2 am Kym Whitley got up on stage to introduce her best friend. She did it like she was introducing James Brown or somebody! But, Sheila E got up on stage and reminded everyone why she’s the only female drummer we know by name. She was amazing! She left Tom speechless. […]

Sheila E. was the highlight of a night filled with music aboard the Fantastic Voyage, which enjoyed a day at sea on its way  down to Amber Cove in the Dominican Republic. The night’s theme ball was the Sneaker Ball, which featured every creative take on formal wear and custom sneakers from sequins to multicolored […]

The amazing Sheila E is known for her tremendous musical talent. But, she’s also a supporter of sexual assault survivors. She herself is a survivor. Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Sheila E, who shares her story to hopefully help others gain the strength to share theirs. The musical legend wrote in her book, […]

CHANHASSEN, MN – Saturday marks two years since the passing of the iconic artist Prince, but at Paisley Park this week there’s a Celebration going on, even in the wake of the news breaking today that no charges will be filed in his death. The second annual started today at his famous Paisley Park complex […]

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A series of free, outdoor concerts during the 10-days leading up to the Super Bowl will include a Prince tribute and plenty of Minnesota flavor. Producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis announced their concert lineup for Super Bowl Live on Friday. The festival will include a “Prince night,” during which Sheila E., […]

Sheila E has released her new single Funky National Anthem that was inspired by old funk. The Tom Joyner Morning Show is the first to play the song on the radio. The inspiration for this song came during a routine sound check. “I love sound checks. Sometimes you get to write new songs with the band”, gushed Sheila. […]

On the one year anniversary of Prince’s death, his close friend Sheila E. reveals intimate details about their friendship and explains why she still has doubts about what led up to his death. Listen to the full interview below. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

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Yale University has rounded up several prominent artists and musicians for its upcoming four-day conference on the influence and legacy of music icons Prince and David Bowie. Titled “Blackstar Rising & the Purple Reign,” the seminar s a multi-day symposium that will “explore the careers of two singular musicians who changed the face of popular […]

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Sheila E. is putting an end to rumors that she’s performing at the Prince Tribute Concert in October. “To provide clarity and to avoid confusion, I am not scheduled to perform at the Prince Tribute Concert currently planned for October 13th,” she told Page Six in a statement. “In these months after Prince’s passing there […]