Evolution of Sheila E.

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The Evolution of Sheila E. 

Of all the '80s Prince protégés, Sheila E. towers as the giant talent. The daughter of famed percussionist Pete Escovedo and goddaughter of Tito Puente, the former music prodigy has played percussion for iconic pop artists from Ringo Starr to Lionel Richie. And with the release of her first hit LP The Glamorous Life, she's blazed a 30-year pop career as a singer/musician. Here's a look at her musical journey

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