Songwriting Duo Gamble & Huff On Teena Marie’s Death: ‘We’re Deeply Saddened’

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By: Vibe / December 27, 2010

Legendary songwriting and production team Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff have released a joint statement regarding the death of soul singer Teena Marie. See the statement below:

“We’re shocked and deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Teena Marie. She was one of the most memorable, soulful and unique R&B vocalists to come out of Motown. We send or condolences to Teena’s family, the entire Motown family and of course, our dear friend Berry Gordy.”

Gamble & Huff are behind a number of classic soul cuts and have collaborated with artists, including Michael Jackson, Patti LaBelle, Teddy Pendergrass, Aretha Franklin and more.