Chaka Khan says you have to follow your heart, and trust it

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON AUG. 24, 2022 By Steve Newton On the phone from her home in Santa Monica, Chaka Khan ponders the question of when she first discovered her love of music. It doesn't take her long to decide that she can't remember, exactly. "I must have been born with that," she says. "I think … Continue reading Chaka Khan says you have to follow your heart, and trust it

That time Chaka Khan sang me a bit of Emily King’s “Georgia” because she couldn’t remember her name

By Steve Newton I interviewed legendary soul-funk vocalist Chaka Khan last year before she played the PNE in Vancouver, on a double bill with Patti LaBelle. As the conversation wound down I asked Chaka what she'd been listening to in her spare time lately, a question she seemed to have some trouble with. At first … Continue reading That time Chaka Khan sang me a bit of Emily King’s “Georgia” because she couldn’t remember her name