Watch UNSUNG: SKYY
A homegrown product of Brooklyn, New York, Skyy, scored top hits a decade apart, from ‘Call Me’ to ‘Real Love’, while dazzling fans with futuristic looks and dance moves. But the rise of hip hop sent the group’s fortunes reeling back to earth.
For five decades and counting Betty Wright has brought the “real” to R&B, with a powerful voice and sassy delivery that produced over ten top twenty hits. But those songs reflected aspects of a harder life, as label troubles and family tragedy threatened to silence her voice.