RIP, Teena Marie
According to various internet and radio sources, Soul Legend Teena Marie passed away in her sleep and was found by her daughter this afternoon. Teena Marie was a protégé of Funk legend Rick James and had numerous R&B/Funk classic such as "Portuguese Love", "Ooh La La", "Square Biz", "Lovergirl", and her duet with Rick James, "Fire & Desire".
No further details have been made public as of yet
Teena Marie was just 54 years old.
Update: TMZ and CNN have both confirmed. Teena Marie passed away in her sleep last night (Christmas night) and was found by her daughter this morning. Her daughter's birthday was yesterday.
Please keep her family and friends in your prayers and well wishes.
Rest In Peace, Lady Tee.