Little Richard is preparing to retire. The eighty year old rock n roll legend reveals that his time will now be spent on clothes designing and prayers. Real name (Richard Wayne Penniman) is well popular for his elaborated shows, outrages costumes is set to bow out of the music industry.
He told Rolling Stone magazine:
”I am done, in a sense. I don’t feel like doing anything right now.”
His health has also been an issue in the last years, he had endured problems form a sciatica and a degenerating hip. He has also done performances in the past, however in 2012 he had to put a halt to his show, saying,
”Jesus, please help me – I can’t hardly breathe. It’s horrible.”
With his health, he has broken his hip, and he no longer walks, but he is happy be alive and to still be able to sing. His time is now spent on thinking about how people will perceive his life’s work.
”I think my legacy should be that when I started in showbusiness, there wasn’t no such thing as rock ‘n’ roll… When I started with ‘Tutti Frutti’, that’s when rock really started rocking.”