T.R.O.Y. G.D. 7-23-2011 FacebookTwitterTumblrMoreEmailRedditPocketGooglePrintLinkedInPinterest Related About Latest Posts G.D.Gene "G.D." Demby is the founder and editor of PostBourgie. In his day job, he blogs and reports on race and ethnicity for NPR's Code Switch team. Latest posts by G.D. (see all) #34: ‘How The $%*!& Is That Good Enough?’ - August 15, 2015 Random Midday Hotness: On Being The Only One. - July 31, 2015 Episode #33: Detroit Vs. Everybody. - July 30, 2015 Previous Next Naima Man I cannot believe she’s dead…was hoping she’d kick the drug habit and stage a dope come back. Too young, too soon. http://www.postbourgie.com G.D. i was late to the game. i played “back to black” on my commute to work for like a month straight. she was a beast. god bless her life (c) hip-hop guys Scipio Africanus I still don’t understand why they didn’t release Frank in the US. That would have been a really successful album here. keke I agree with you regarding the Frank album. I assumed they would release it after the success of the Back To Black album. But then again Frank is a little more soulful jazzy whereas BTB was more a more soulful motown throwback. But vocally the woman was top notch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4t5NspmZzA&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ji33Br6scC4&feature=related I remember she had a concert here in Chicago, tickets were $15. This was before Rehab blew up so it was pretty cheap. I wanted to go so bad but people were not really on Amy at the time and I missed it. I was kicking myself for not just going on my own. I was hoping for a comeback as well. Scipio Africanus Luckily I got to see her at the Electric Factory in Philly in 2007 (the day after I got my wisdom teeth pulled – O, the agony and joy I experienced simultaneously that day). keke you lucky man! im sure it was a good show. I saw a clip online of a recent performance she did, it was a comeback attempt. She was in really bad shape and strung out. It was sad to see her in that state.