Wow! Chaka Lands New Gig & Announces Her Surprise For Prince Fans
Chaka Khan is ‘telling us something good’ with the news she’s just revealed about her upcoming projects. At 64 years young, Chaka’s proving that age ain’t nothing but a number, because when it comes to her music career, she’s not slowing down one bit.
In a recent interview with Daily Star, Chaka announced that she’s releasing a new album, but that’s not all…it will be an album with her beloved close friend, Prince! Yep, you read that right, the late, great Prince has new music with Chaka, check out what was reported below:
Via DailyStar: [Chaka], who enjoyed a massive hit with the Prince-penned I Feel For You, recorded tracks with the legend before he died last year. Now the Chicago singer plans to unveil the material next year. Chaka…told me: “I own half an album that we did together, recorded at my house, so we will be doing that, probably next year. […] She said: “It’s half songs from my Rufus era and half my old stuff.”
In case you’re wondering how Chaka’s gonna pull that off, with all of the drama surrounding Prince’s unreleased material right now (remember his label just shut down a new Prince album by his producer recently), no worries. It was also reported that Chaka will apparently have a bit more freedom to release her Prince collabo’ because not only does she own the rights to them, she owns the label it will be released under- her newly formed iKhan Sounds record label. Go ‘head Chaka!
ILOSM fam’ are y’all ready for a Prince/Chaka album?!! We sure are. That’s not all though…
Chaka’s Got A New Gig!
Aside from adding record label CEO to her resume’, Chaka has also added ‘judge’ to it. She has just confirmed that she will be the celebrity judge on the new UK singing competition show, Pitch Battle:
Via DS: [Chaka] explained, “It sounds like a pretty cool show. It’s a choir competition. I don’t know what to expect because I haven’t judged yet. I come back in August, but so far it seems like good work.”
After a successful stint in rehab last year (2016), we give Chaka major props for hittin’ the ground with her feet running. Looking forward to seeing what else the future holds for this soul icon. Get it Ms. Khan!
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