|Nile Rodgers, 2011|
❇ After Chic disbands, Rodgers reinvents himself as a music producer, and his first mega-hit is Madonna's breakout single, Like a Virgin. He goes on to produce the biggest names of the 1980s ‒ David Bowie, Duran Duran, Debbie Harry, Grace Jones, Cyndi Lauper, Diana Ross, and the B-52s. A workaholic, he also finds time to co-write hit records like We Are Family, Le Freak, Rapper's Delight and Get Lucky.
❇ Publishes his autobiography, Le Freak, in 2011. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, April 2017. Currently, he's about to tour Australia and New Zealand with Lionel Ritchie. Check out his fun website here.
|Nile Rodgers, 1986.|
It was a little cubicle ‒ exactly eleven by thirteen ‒ in Tudor City. I could have stayed in a really great apartment in the Bronx for the money I was paying, but I wanted to put myself in the right frame of mind. I was really going to make myself better.
We don't believe he lives there long, but he apparently never forgets it, tweeting the following in 2015. The haunted part is news to us.