Veteran R&B singer/songwriter Teena Marie reunites with duet partner Rick James on her upcoming Cash Money/Universal project.

Veteran R&B singer/songwriter Teena Marie reunites with duet partner Rick James on her upcoming Cash Money/Universal project.

Titled "La Dona," the self-produced album is due in late spring/early summer. Marie and James will pair on the track "I Got You." Additional guest collaborations include Gerald Levert on "A Rose by Any Other Name" and rappers MC Lyte and Medusa on "The Macking Game." The set's lead track is "Still in Love," co-produced by Marie and Cash Money's in-house producer Mannie Fresh.

Marie teamed with producer James on her 1979 Motown debut, "Wild and Peaceful." That set yielded their top 10 R&B duet, "I'm a Sucker for Your Love." She later scored such hits as "I Need Your Lovin'" and "Square Biz," as well as another memorable duet with James, "Fire and Desire."

Marie moved to Epic in 1983 and scored a No. 1 R&B hit with "Ooo La La La" in 1988. Her most recent release was the 1994 set "Passion Play" on her own label, Sarat Records.

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