Anita Baker was honored with the Legend Award during the second annual Soul Train Awards ceremony held November 10th, 2010 in Atlanta.
The Legendary honoree was treated to a serenade from Faith Evans, Chrisette Michele, Lalah Hathaway and more during the show but it was backstage, where Ms. Baker shared her thoughts on today’s music industry and up & coming female artists.
Anita Baker discussed backstage how she rejected pressures from her label back in the day to change who she was, including suggestions that she weave her signature short doo. She also spoke highly of today’s artists (like Chrisette Michele, Erykah Badu etc.) who reflect individuality and true talent.
Check out what Anita Baker had to say backstage at the 2010 Soul Train Awards PLUS more photos of the legendary diva below: