A member of the "Artists United Against Apartheid" charity project in 1985.
1 Portrayal |
1 Interview |
5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
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The son of a bongo player turned police detective and a mother who taught piano, Blades grew up with music but studied law at the University of Panama. In 1974, at 26, he landed in New York City with just $100 in his pocket and a dream to make it as a singer.
On stage, he wears a hat On interviews wears a bonnet