R.I.P. Irene Cara

Irene Cara, the talented as hell singer/songwriter/actress who starred in the ensemble cast of Fame, and who sang the hit title track off the soundtrack of the movie, as well two other songs on it, passed away at the age of 63 last week. Here's some articles on that:


Here's a very rare 2018 interview with Cara about becoming an entertainer at a very young age, becoming a star due to the movie Fame---she also co-wrote the song "Hot Lunch Jam" that she performed in the film---and she talks about why she ended up disappearing from the movie/music industry due to being blacklisted after she sued her record company for withholding royalties from her: https://www.songwriteruniverse.com/irene-cara-interview-2018.htm