Singer Betty Wright Dies [Condolences]
Very sad news. Singer Betty Wright has sadly died today, Sunday (10 May). She was 66. The singer, who was best known for the song “CleanUp Woman”.
Earlier this month, Chaka Khan took to social media asking for the public’s prayers. In the post (May 2), she wrote:
“Calling all my #PrayWarriors | My beloved sister, Betty Wright, is now in need of all your prays. “Que Sera, Sera | Whatever Will Be, Will Be”
In Jesus Name We Pray for Sister Betty
All My Love Chaka”
Betty Wright rose to fame in the 1970s.
1971’s “Clean Up Woman,” landed at No. 2 on the Hot R&B/Hip Hop chart. Later on in her career, she served as a vocal coach for Beyoncé, who sampled her 1968 song “Girls Can’t Do What the Guys Do” song on “Upgrade U” featuring Jay-Z in 2006. She also recently had an episode on TV One’s docuseries UNSUNG.
We send our condolences to Betty Wright’s family and friends.