R&B vocalist whose version of Prince's "I Feel for You" is considered a hit. She is also the frontwoman for Rufus.
She dropped out of high school to perform with Hassan Khan, who she later married.
She became known as the Queen of Funk.
She married Hassan Khan in 1970, Richard Holland in 1976, and then Doug Rasheed in 2001. With Hassan, she had a daughter named Milini and with Richard Holland, she had a son named Damien.
She was a featured performer on Quincy Jones' 1987 hit "Stuff Like That."