Born in 1963 I grew up listening several different artists. 60's and 70's I listened to James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Johnnie Taylor, Sly and the Family Stone, Al Green, Marvin Gaye, Temptations, Curtis Mayfield, Commodores, War, Parliment-Funkadelic, Hall and Oates, Ohio Players. 70's and 80's ConFunkShun, Cameo, Lakeside, Smokey Robinson, Teddy Pendergras, Peabo Bryson, Atlantic Starr. In the 80's I started enjoying rap music Doug E. Fresh, Sugar Hill Gang, Kurtis Blow, Grandmaster Flash. 90's rappers Digital Underground, MC Hammer, E40, LL Cool J, Salt N Pepper, Kriss Cross, Ice Cube, Warren G, Tupac, Naughty By Nature. And now I continue to like a variety of music Jill Scott, Maxwell, Kem, Snoop, Luda, Lil Wayne, Keyshia Cole, Jazmine Sullivan, Trey Songz, Wiz Khalifa, Jagged Edge to name just a few!