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Sheila E. Plans To Record A Country Album

Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Lauryn Hill, Lion Babe, Thundercat, SZA & More Rock The Afropunk Festival 2015 in Brooklyn, NY.

Legendary percussionist Sheila E. recently paid a visit to The Smithsonian Institution's Museum of African Art ahead of a show at The Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C. During her stop, she sat in on a drum circle with the Farafina Kan Youth Ensemble and stopped to chat about her life in music. Her latest ventures include penning her autobiography, playing upcoming shows and planning a possible country album. Having produced one country song, she feels the urge to dive a little deeper and has reportedly been trying to talk Garth Brooks into hitting the studio to work on a collaborative project. Only time will tell if she succeeds in convincing him to step back into the booth. In the meantime, she is busy putting the final touches on a joint album with Chaka Khan. This is a collaborative project that seems long overdue. If their respective catalogs and talents are any indicator, this joint promises to be dope. Keep your eyes peeled for more from Sheila E.

Spotted at SM