Saturday, November 19, 2016

Death of the singer of funk Sharon Jones – The World

The leadeuse group of funk and R&B american The Dap-Kings has died at age 60 of pancreatic cancer.

Born in 1956 in Georgia in the United States, Sharon Jones, dubbed the ” queen of funk “, then grew up in the Brooklyn neighborhood in New York. She began singing gospel in his church, does not know real success only from years 2 000 when she joined the Dap-Kings.

The group is collaborating with Amy Winehouse, the british singer who died in 2011, and appears on six tracks of the album Back to Black of the latter. In 2014, the album Give The People What They Want Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings was nominated for a Grammy award in the category best album R&B. Their latest opus, It’s a Holiday Soul Party, was released in October 2015.


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