Chaka Khan to receive R & B Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award

Chaka Khan, Bill Withers and Kool & the Gang are among honorees at the Rhythm & Blues Foundation's 2008 Pioneer Awards, which will be held Sept. 9 at the Kimmel Center. Khan will receive the lifetime achievement award, the foundation announced this afternoon. Teena Marie, Sugar Pie DeSanto, the Whispers, the Funk Brothers, the band behind Motown, Donny Hathaway and Al Bell of Stax Records, are among other honorees.

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