Tag: tina turner

  • Jheri Curl June: The Gap Band’s “Disrespect”

    Jheri Curl June: The Gap Band’s “Disrespect”

    Last Thursday, June 7, would have been Prince’s 60th birthday had he: a) not passed away in April 2016, and b) believed in concepts as prosaic as “birthdays” and “years.” Last week also happened to mark the underwhelming conclusion of the beef between rappers Pusha T and Drake, which just a few short weeks ago…

  • Jheri Curl June: Tina Turner’s “Better Be Good to Me”

    Jheri Curl June: Tina Turner’s “Better Be Good to Me”

    After four solo albums–two after her split with musical partner and husband Ike Turner–1984’s Private Dancer would solidify Tina Turner as a solo act and superstar. It also proved to be the debut of the fright wig that would become a signature style for Ms. Turner through the rest of the 1980s. Tina’s cover of the short-lived New York City-based group Spider’s…