Jheri Curl Fridays

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Jheri Curl Fridays 23: “Rumors”

Stop spreading rumors for a second and check out the latest Jheri Curl Fridays column!...

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Jheri Curl Fridays 22: “Hi, How Ya Doin’?”

Awww yeah. Now it's a party! Kenny G. makes it to Jheri Curl Fridays!...

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Jheri Curl Fridays 21: “One Love”

We add a little hip-hop flavor to Jheri Curl Fridays this week, with a video from rap pioneers Whodini....

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Jheri Curl Fridays 20: “Doin’ It in a Haunted House”

Michael Jackson's "Thriller" is a Halloween classic, but did you know that a singer named Yvonne Gage recorded an answer record the same...

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Jheri Curl Fridays 19: “Half-Crazy”

Johnny Gill has a new album out, and 1985's "Half-Crazy" is the subject of this week's Jheri Curl Fridays column....

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Jheri Curl Fridays 18: “Jody”

Jermaine Stewart's 1986 hit "Jody" is the subject of this week's Jheri Curl Fridays column....

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Jheri Curl Fridays 17: “Call Me”

Our latest Jheri Curl Fridays column takes a look at Skyy's #1 R&B hit "Call Me"....

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Jheri Curl Fridays 16: “Dear Michael”

Kim Fields, who you probably know better as Tootie from "The Facts of Life," scored a minor hit with 1984's "Dear Michael," dedicated to...

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Jheri Curl Fridays 15: “Living All Alone”

Phyllis Hyman's 1986 hit "Living All Alone" is the subject of this week's Jheri Curl Fridays column....

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Jheri Curl Fridays 14: “(You’re Puttin’) A Rush On Me”

Stephanie Mills has been many things over the course of nearly forty years in the music business. She started out as a child prodigy,...

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Jheri Curl Fridays 13 : “Street Corner”

When Nick Ashford passed away on Tuesday, the music world was robbed of a true legend. Nick, along with his partner (and later wife)...

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Jheri Curl Fridays 12: “Come Give Your Love To Me”

Hey kids! Remember that time in the last Jheri Curl Fridays column when I talked about The Sylvers? That piece spoke in depth about oldest...

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Jheri Curl Fridays 11: “I’ve Just Begun to Love You”

Leon Sylvers III was not only a member of a family group with his sisters and brothers, but he produced and wrote for many others,...

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Jheri Curl Fridays 10: “Give Me the Night”

There's music in the air and lots of lovin' everywhere on this Jheri Curl Friday, thanks to George Benson....

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Jheri Curl Fridays 09: Jesse Johnson and Sly Stone Get “Crazay”

Funk/rock legend Sly Stone made his only appearance in a music video back in 1986, when he appeared in Jesse Johnson's "Crazay" clip....

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Jheri Curl Fridays 08: “Let It Whip”

Cleveland's Dazz Band ruled the summer of 1982 with their hypnotic funk jam "Let It Whip."...

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Jheri Curl Fridays 07: “Yo Mister”

Patti LaBelle's "Yo Mister" (with a little help from Prince) seizes the controls of the Jheri Curl Fridays ship for this 4th of July...

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Jheri Curl Fridays 06: “Fishnet”

Morris Day scored the biggest hit of his solo career with "Fishnet," which reunited him with former bandmates Jam & Lewis....

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Jheri Curl Fridays 05: “Unconditional Love”

The years immediately following the “Death of Disco” weren’t the easiest for Donna Summer, who had been the most...

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Jheri Curl Fridays 04: “Alice, I Want You Just for Me”

Get ready for an activator overdose with the latest Jheri Curl Fridays column! This week, we visit singers/rappers/producers Full Force and...

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Jheri Curl Fridays 03: “Stand By Me”

This week's Jheri Curl Fridays looks at the ill-fated solo career of Earth Wind & Fire's Maurice White, specifically his remake of Ben E....

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Jheri Curl Fridays 02: “Pretty Mess”

This week's installment of Jheri Curl Fridays contains an unforgettable little ditty by Vanity entitled "Pretty Mess."...

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Jheri Curl Fridays 01: “Torture”

Jheri Curl Fridays takes a look at The Jacksons' star-crossed (and plain old strange) video for 1984's "Torture."...