Singer Vesta Williams Dies

Damn. R&B singer Vesta Williams passed away this week, here are the details according to Huffington Post‘s black folk site:

Vesta Williams, the 80’s diva known for her powerful voice, was found dead in her California hotel room last night, according to reports. Though news sources have reported the singer was 48 years old, Williams can be seen in a 2010 interview saying she was 53.

Williams scored a big hit with “Congratulations,” a song about a woman who discovers her former lover is getting married. It became a talent show staple.

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