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Sheila E

Sheila Escovedo (born December 12, 1957), better known as Sheila E, is a Prince protegée who scored major hits with "A Glamorous Life" and "Love Bizarre." She sings, plays drums, and violin.

During a certain period of Prince's career (mainly during the Sign 'O' the Times and Lovesexy era), she served as Prince's drummer and musical director in a highly regarded backup band.

Sheila E is the daughter of percussionist Pete Escovedo, with whom she frequently performs. She made her debut as a percussionist with jazz pianist George Duke.