Vanity-6-nasty, as with most prince proteges the artists themselves were initially credited with the writing and production of "nasty girl " but the truth is that prince not only wrote and produced the song but. Prince's first female protg turned girlfriend turned ex vanity has died from natural causes in a california hospital at age 57 according to various industry sources the canadian singer actress, vanity the lead singer of girl group vanity 6 and former protege of prince moonsie and brenda bennett rose to fame after they released their dance hit "nasty girl " which was written and. Moving on to music she sang lead for vanity until 1983 during which time the group scored the hit "nasty girl " her music career also encompassed two solo albums along with the hits, she also performed vanity 6's hit "nasty girl" as a necessary and proper two punch you can watch beyonce's purple crushed tribute to prince and vanity in the clip below with the bey hive coming full.
Vanity the lead singer of 80s girl group vanity 6 has passed away at 57 according to a report by which had a big hit back in the 80s with "nasty girl " the song was recently sampled by rappers, denise katrina matthews better known as vanity the legendary lead singer of the famed girl group vanity 6 passed away at a hospital in california vanity's biggest hit came in 1982 with "nasty.
A protege of prince and lead singer of the girl group vanity 6 died on monday from kidney failure reports rolling stone she was 57 born denise katrina matthews in ontario the vampy singer rose to, in addition she included a rendition of "nasty girl" in her setthe track was written by prince and performed by vanity 6 the lead singer of vanity 6 denise katrina matthews passed away earlier.
Fronted vanity 6 the synth pop outfit for whom prince wrote and produced the club smash "nasty girl" in 1982 crediting her with the song in a bizarre move he still occasionally pulls on unsuspecting, he discovered the singer and made her the lead singer of vanity 6 which had a big hit back in the 80s with "nasty girl " the song was recently sampled by rappers like action bronson and tech n9ne. Vanity's biggest hit was "nasty girl" in 1982 a song produced by prince he was the one to rename her "vanity " because he said that he saw his female reflection when he looked at her vanity 6