Martha Wash

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Martha Wash and Izora Rhodes-Armstead, started out in the gospel group NOW (News of the World) before becoming backup singers for disco artist Sylvester in the 1970s. They formed the duo Two Tons of Fun, later changing their name to 'the Weather Girls' after moving to CBS Records. Together they scored a big hit with "It's Raining Men" in 1982 that... See full bio »

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 2018 Wholly Broken (TV Movie)
 2013 Martha Wash: I'm Not Coming Down (Music Video)
Martha Wash
 2013 Martha Wash: It's My Time (Music Video)
Martha Wash
 2011 Martha Wash: I've Got You (Music Video)
Martha Wash
 1994 C+C Music Factory: Do You Wanna Get Funky (Music Video)
Martha Wash
 1993 Whitney Houston: I'm Every Woman (Music Video)
Martha Wash
 1992 Martha Wash: Carry On (Music Video)
Martha Wash
 1992 Martha Wash: Give It to You (Music Video)
Martha Wash
 1991 Black Box: Open Your Eyes (Music Video)
Martha Wash (singing voice)
 1991 Black Box: Strike It Up (Music Video)
Martha Wash (singing voice)
 1990 Black Box: Everybody Everybody (European Version) (Music Video)
Martha Wash (singing voice)
 1990 Black Box: Everybody Everybody (US Version) (Music Video)
Martha Wash (singing voice)
 1990 Black Box: Fantasy (Music Video)
Martha Wash (singing voice)
 1990 Black Box: I Don't Know Anybody Else (Music Video)
Martha Wash (singing voice)
 1985 The Weather Girls: Well-A-Wiggy (Music Video)
Martha Wash
 1982 The Weather Girls: It's Raining Men (Music Video)
Martha Wash
 1979 Sylvester: Can't Stop Dancing (Music Video)
Martha Wash
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The Weather Girls

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She was in the midst of a big scandal in the early '90s, as she claimed that the C+C Music Factory didn't credit her for vocals on their #1 hit "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)." It was Wash's rich, shattering voice that turned "Everybody Everybody" into a smash for Black Box, but she wasn't featured in the video. Wash, who is overweight, was invariably replaced in the songs and videos... See more »


Distinctive and powerful soprano voice

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