Belinda is the Founder of BackBeat R&B, an R&B, Smooth Jazz, and Lifestyle online publication. Her passion for old school music and Artist goes back to when she was very young. She thanks her Dad because he always loved music and loved to dance. She had the pleasure of interviewing greats like Chi-Lites Marshall Thompson, Manhattans Gerald Alston, Dramatics LJ Reynolds, and Klymaxx's Joyce Fenderella Irby just to name a few. She's covered the Newport Jazz Festival, Capital Jazz Festival Essence Festival, Saratoga Festival, and Temptations and Four Tops Concert! Belinda entertained the idea of blogging for her own personal enrichment after retirement from City and County Social Services. (Total of 33 Years) She is so happy to embark on this new adventure and loves it because she gets to meet new and exciting people in a a field that she has a great passion for!