Thanks to Graham the Invisible Man for passing on this unfortunate news.
American soul singer Loleatta Holloway has died aged 64 following a short period of ill health. Her manager Ron Richardson broke the news last night.
Holloway was an incredible singer who might be one of the most sampled singers ever in jungle/hardcore… Listen to this acapella and see how many lines you recognize:
Pretty incredible how one 3:39 track could form the basis (or at least be one of the most distinctive and memorable aspects) of so much hardcore/jungle music…
full news story here