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R.I.P. Vanity — Denise Matthews Passes at 57

by James Hill

February 15, 2016

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Before Rhianna or Nicki got freaky on stage, it was Prince protege Denise Matthews — also known as Vanity — who got dudes thirsty with her hit “Nasty Girl.” We got news Monday night after TMZ confirmed that the 57-year old had passed from kidney and abdominal troubles. And while Matthews later strayed away from her sexy alter-ego, we’ll never forget her or the fact that she was the one who got to make out with Taimak in “The Last Dragon.”

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