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Live Performance of the Week: Anita Baker sings "Lately" on Kimmel

     

Both beautiful and an extremely talented singer and songwriter, Anita Baker was nearly a no show for the world of music. She had been singing in various groups and choirs in her native Detroit since she was a teenager, but while she was loved locally, she had received enough negative reviews from record label execs that, at age 22, she was ready to quit music for good.  

Read the full Anita Baker biography here

And the divine Miss A showed she's still got it on a performance of her latest hit, "Lately," on Jimmy Kimmel this week. Check it out below and tell us what you think!

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