Cynthia Johnson

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Birthday
22, 1956
Birthplace
Minnesota
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
22, 1956 (age 62)
Birthplace
Minnesota

About

American singer most widely known as the lead singer of Lipps Inc., responsible for the platinum-selling 1980 hit "Funkytown." After that band's breakup, she became a member of the Grammy-winning group Sounds of Blackness.

Before Fame

She got her start as a singer and saxophonist in the Minneapolis-based band Flyte Tyme in the 70's.

Trivia

She took home the top prize at the Miss Black Minnesota, USA pageant in 1976.

Family Life

She has been married to Ted Morgan.

Associated With

She collaborated with saxophonist Maceo Parker on his 2005 album School's In.