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Grammy Award winning R&B singer Betty Wright dead at 66



-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.


Source:https://twitter.com/RollingStone/status/1259547534705524737


Wright's "Girl's can't do what guy's do" beside Beyonce's"Upgrade You"




Source:https://twitter.com/songsandsamples/status/1260256204867207169

clip of performance that shows influence of Mariah Carey and Artist tweets under the Spoiler cut

[Spoiler (click to open)]


Source:https://twitter.com/_CarlBryant/status/1259561580938829825



Source:https://twitter.com/ledisi/status/1259557314270396416



Source:https://twitter.com/SkipMarley/status/1259568636177547264



Source:https://twitter.com/MsPattiPatti/status/1259924009946316800



Source:https://twitter.com/johnlegend/status/1259558405041094656

Tags: beyoncé, black celebrities, death, music / musician
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