fonda rae
over like a fat rat
R'n'B - disco - house music singer Born in Ossining, New York, U.S. Her seminal single "Over Like A Fat Rat" (1982, No.22 U.S. Club Play chart, No.75 U.S. R'n'b Chart) has been sampled by Eric B. & Rakim in their 1986 single "Eric B. Is President", by Grand Puba in "Fat Rat" (1991) for the soundtrack of "Strictly Business", by SWV in their 1996 single "On & On" and by Kool G Rap & D.J. Polo in their 1996 single "Lifestyles Of The Rich & Famous". Her other classic single "Touch Me (All Night Long)" as lead vocalist of Wish (3) (No.70 in U.S. R'n'B charts, No.49 in U.K. chart) in 1984 would become a huge success with Cathy Dennis in 1991. She charted again with "Heobah (Hey-O-Bah)" (No.19 in U.S. Club Play chart in 1983) and she was the lead singer for Don Armando's Second Avenue Rhumba Band's "Deputy Of Love" (1979) and Fantasy (2)'s "You're Too Late" (1980). She has sang as well for Rainbow Brown, Players Association, Fat Boys, Kurtis Blow, Taka Boom, Deborah Harry etc.