Roland Martin on Teena Marie's Last Days

Teena Marie, who dazzled R&B audiences for years with her soulful voice and powerful, high-energy stage performances, died Sunday at her home in California. Mike Gardner, Marie's manager, told me that Marie died after her 18-year-old daughter, Alia Rose Brockert was unable to wake her in her bed (Marie was born Mary Christine Brockert in Santa Monica, California). No cause of death for the 54-year-old four-time Grammy Award nominee has been released, pending an autopsy by the coroner's office, Gardner said...
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