Vanity, Prince Protégé and ’80s Superstar, Dies at 57

The “Nasty Girl” singer will forever live in our hearts (and record collections).

The dynamic talent born Denise Katrina Matthews who dazzled the world as Vanity throughout the 1980s, has died at age 57. The former Prince protégé and frontwoman of the funk-pop trio Vanity 6 that scored the hit “Nasty Girl,” succumbed to long-term issues related to kidney ailments.

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