That was huge and no one knew about that," said the 56-year-old drummer, who dated a married Santana when she was 18. said Santana, who was 36 at the time, was her first love, calling it "a wonderful romance."Exclusive Video Premiere: Sheila E.'s 'Lovely Day'"The Beat of My Own Drum," the musician's memoir released through Simon & Schuster's Atria Books earlier this month, features stories that range from working with Marvin Gaye, Ringo Starr and Lionel Richie to being raped at age 5.
"And there were some that I did not put in the book," she said, laughing. "I'll be able to share more stories on the next three to five books," she said.
The Grammy-nominated star said writing her first book -- completed with co-writer Wendy Holden -- has inspired her to write more, including children's books."When I first approached (Simon & Schuster), I said I wanted to do a bunch of books," she said. first began writing "The Beat of My Own Drum" in her 30s, and said the process felt "devastating." She said coming back to the writing process two years ago gave her a fresh perspective. Honored @ Moja Moja Awards When writing about being raped - a topic the performer has discussed over the years - she thought she could share her story without hardship."The beginning stages of it, because I had been talking about it for so long, it wasn't hard, but when I really had to dig in and really get in detail about it, when I read it back, that's when it hit me, like, `Wow. "I really have to go in deep to explain really what happened, and to explain it in a way that I think that I remember it at five years old, not how I remember it now."Sheila E., whose hits include "The Glamorous Life" and "A Love Bizarre," released the album last year. She's already spoken to the person she wants for the Sheila E.
Yesterday I wasted some energy being mad about Brawny. They’ve exchanged their extra-manly man mascot for a plaid-clad woman as part of a new campaign called #strengthhasnogender.
(It’s very important to include the hashtag.) This, I guess, is an effort to convince consumers that their company was spontaneously inspired to Do The Right Thing and Celebrate Women during Women’s History Month.
Vote for me, buy our napkins, empower women by working for our rapacious investment firm—it’s all pandering, and transparently so.