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Boom, Taka


  • [Taka Boom (born Yvonne Stevens, October 8, 1954, Chicago, Illinois) is a female R&B and dance music singer and is the younger sister of singer Chaka Khan and Mark Stevens of Aurra. She sang background vocals for several Parliament albums in the 1970s. Taka Boom is sometimes credited as Takka Boom and is known for her work with DJ/producer Dave Lee, especially in a range of hits under the Joey Negro name. Taka Boom was also a later member of the Norman Whitfield group The Undisputed Truth.] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taka_Boom

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  • Variants

    • Boom, Takka
    • Stephens, Yvonne, 1954-
    • Taka Boom
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19541008
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Gender

        female
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

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    • WikidataTaka Boom Offsite linkLabel from public data source Wikidata
  • Sources

    • found: LCCN 94-768233: Middle of the night, p1985
    • found: Boom, T. Taka Boom, p1979:container (Lead vocals, Taka Boom; background vocals: Chaka Khan)
    • found: Allmusic.com WWW site, Feb. 26, 2007(vocalist Yvonne Stephens forged a new identity by combining the Swahili word for "love of my people" ("Taka") with a last name derived from her ex-husband's occupation (demolitions expert))
    • found: National Library of France in VIAF, 22 May 2014(access point: Boom, Taka, 1954- )
  • General Notes

    • [Taka Boom (born Yvonne Stevens, October 8, 1954, Chicago, Illinois) is a female R&B and dance music singer and is the younger sister of singer Chaka Khan and Mark Stevens of Aurra. She sang background vocals for several Parliament albums in the 1970s. Taka Boom is sometimes credited as Takka Boom and is known for her work with DJ/producer Dave Lee, especially in a range of hits under the Joey Negro name. Taka Boom was also a later member of the Norman Whitfield group The Undisputed Truth.] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taka_Boom
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    • 1998-01-29: new
    • 2014-12-19: revised
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