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Betty Davis

In the studio, Betty Davis wrote, arranged and produced her own music – a rarity in her time, especially for a Black woman. Robert Brenner/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Betty Davis, funk pioneer and fashion icon, dies at 77

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Rodrigo y Gabriela Spin The Songs Behind Their Wild Sound

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The Columbia Years 1968-1969 is a collection of little-heard, long sought-after recordings by funk artist Betty Davis. Photo by Baron Wolman/ Courtesy of Iconic Images hide caption

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Behind The Black Power Goddess: Betty Davis' Early Demos Released

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