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Martha Wash

First Ladies of Disco - Show Some Love

Wayne Anderson | Posted 05.25.2015 | Entertainment
Wayne Anderson

A new singing group filled with famous names and legendary voices has officially been formed. Martha Wash, Evelyn "Champagne" King and Linda Clifford are The First Ladies of Disco.

Martha Wash And Tony Moran Get Free On A New Collaboration

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 05.11.2015 | Gay Voices
Dustin Fitzharris

For years Wash has personified the message in "Free People." From her early days with Sylvester with singing partner Izora Armstead to hits like "Just Us" as Two Tons O' Fun and then later as The Weather Girls with "It's Raining Men," Wash has never let preconceived notions on image stand in her way.

One Of The World's Best Celeb Photographers Reveals His Favorite Star Moments

Richard Pérez-Feria | Posted 10.15.2014 | Fifty
Richard Pérez-Feria

When it comes to Mike Ruiz, what you see isn't necessarily what you get. Ruiz, a close friend of mine for almost two decades, is unquestionably one of the best celebrity photographers in the world.

Martha Wash & The Big Gay Sing!

Wayne Anderson | Posted 05.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Wayne Anderson

This past weekend the New York City Gay Men's Chorus held their sixth production of the Big Gay Sing with special guest star, the original Weather Gir...

RuPaul: Unplugged

Wayne Anderson | Posted 05.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Wayne Anderson

RuPaul has just released his latest album, Born Naked. And while it should come as no shock to anyone that the album hit number 1 on the iTunes dance chart almost immediately upon its release.

WATCH: Martha Wash's 'It's My Time' (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

Wayne Anderson | Posted 11.03.2013 | Gay Voices
Wayne Anderson

After a nearly 20 year hiatus since the release of her last solo album, the iconic Martha Wash (of "It's Raining Men" fame as well as the lead singer for C&C Music Factory and Black Box) has returned to the scene with the release of her new album entitled Something Good.

Martha Wash: A True Diva! (VIDEO)

Wayne Anderson | Posted 09.07.2013 | Entertainment
Wayne Anderson

Martha Wash is everything a diva should be. During a time when sass often outweighs substance, it's surprising when a musician actually lives up to their billing, let alone one who stays both grounded and grateful.

It's Raining Unique: Alex Newell and Martha Wash

Wayne Anderson | Posted 07.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Wayne Anderson

I got up early on Sunday morning and ventured out into the rain to catch the opening ceremony for the New York AIDS Walk 2013. I was rewarded for my effort with these fabulous performances by Alex Newell ("Unique" on the television show Glee).

Martha Wash's 'Something Good' Is Something Wonderful

Wayne Anderson | Posted 03.18.2013 | Gay Voices
Wayne Anderson

It's been nearly 20 years since the vocal powerhouse and musical icon made famous for belting out "It's Raining Men" to generations of adoring gay men has released a solo album. Thankfully, that hellacious hiatus has finally come to an end.

Martha Wash: A Living Legend

Wayne Anderson | Posted 10.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Wayne Anderson

Her name is Martha Wash, and her voice is legendary. Much like Madonna and Lady Gaga, she is a heterosexual gay icon whose career has long ridden parallel to the rise of the modern gay-rights movement.

'It's Raining Men,' Redux: Martha Wash Looks Back On The 1982 Dance Classic

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.11.2012 | Gay Voices

The chance to spend a Sunday morning amidst barechested hunks is just one of the many perks of being Martha Wash. The 58-year-old Wash and her her...

Name-Dropping with Pollo! (10/05/2011)

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 12.07.2011 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Decades ago, when C&C Music Factory's "Everybody Dance Now" topped charts based on the powerful voice of Martha Wash, featured vocalists were something of a novelty. In today's music industry, they're practically the norm.