Paisley Park’s Queen of Percussion, Sheila E. wants no introduction, however introduction we will give her, as a result of she deserves it! Initially from Oakland, California, she gained success in her early 20s when she performed with the likes of George Duke, Lionel Richie, Marvin Gaye, Herbie Hancock, and Diana Ross. At first of her solo profession, Sheila launched a report together with her father, the famend Latin drummer, Pete Escovedo, similtaneously she contributed vocals and percussion to ‘Purple Rain’, by Prince. That vitality she’s delivered to all her work has by no means diminished, and her newest collaboration, ‘El Rey del Timbal’, together with her pal, Gilberto Santa Rosa, will see Sheila E. launched to a complete new viewers.
Santa Rosa is a six-time Grammy winner as a bandleader and vocalist, in addition to an completed actor and comic, and in 2021 each he and Sheila E. obtained the Lifetime Achievement Award on the twenty second Annual Latin Grammys. Because of this, their new single, ‘El Rey del Timbal’ serves as a tribute to those that have impressed them all through their respective careers, in addition to a form of “victory” lap. Blaring horns pave the best way as Santa Rosa croons the lyrics, whereas Sheila E. retains the tempo together with her deft drumming. The salsa observe pays homage to their idol, songwriter Tito Puente, who initially penned the observe.
The music video for ‘El Rey del Timbal’ begins in black and white, and progressively provides color, starting with Sheila E. She hammers out her percussion alongside her father, in addition to the suave Santa Rosa. A portrait of Tito Puente overlooks them, and the band dances their method by way of the observe.
Watch the music video for ‘El Rey del Timbal’ under and discover out extra about Sheila E. and her music on-line on her official web site.
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