Betty Wright, the soul singer of hits "Clean Up Woman" and "Girls Can’t Do What the Guys Do," has died at the age of 66 https://t.co/Tcsbfi3LUO— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) May 10, 2020
-R&b soul singer Betty Wright died from cancer earlier this week. She was 66.
-Wright was best known for her hits "Clean up woman" , "Tonight is the night" and"No pain, No Gain". Her first hit" Girls can't do what guys can do" was released when she was 15.
- The Miami native's music was sampled by many artists, Chance the rapper"Favorite song" SWV"I'm so into you" and Beyonce's "Upgrade you". Wright was nominated for a Grammy for Album of the year for her contribution to Lil Wayne's Tha Carter III album.
-Artists such as Ledisi ,Patti Labelle and John Legend paid tribute to her on Twitter.
Wright's "Girl's can't do what guy's do" beside Beyonce's"Upgrade You"
RIP Betty Wright. She's been sampled on over 160 songs with Upgrade U by Beyonce being one of the most successful— Տongs // ᔑamples (@songsandsamples) May 12, 2020
clip of performance that shows influence of Mariah Carey and Artist tweets under the Spoiler cut
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Betty Wright 🕊💐— C (@_CarlBryant) May 10, 2020
Put some Respect on her name.
Thank you for being a master teacher, a friend and one of the greatest female soul singers in our industry. You were so much more than your music. We were blessed to be around royalty. Thank you. I will never forget. 👑 #BettyWright ! pic.twitter.com/CHQL1S5FRy— ledisi (@ledisi) May 10, 2020
Rest in power to a legend, Betty Wright. Our beloved aunty, mentor, and vocal coach ❤️🙏🏽She stood by me every step of the way. Taught us so much. She will be missed. pic.twitter.com/QTcZYh7N0M— Skip Marley (@SkipMarley) May 10, 2020
#BettyWright was one of the very best to ever do this thing called music! A beautiful spirit who will truly be missed! Sending my love and prayers to all of her family, friends and fans! ♥️ pic.twitter.com/fdy0qnixqj— Patti LaBelle (@MsPattiPatti) May 11, 2020
I loved being around Ms Betty Wright. She was always so loving and giving to younger artists. Always engaged, always relevant. She will be missed https://t.co/JGefXj5jgx— John Legend (@johnlegend) May 10, 2020