dancer disco

Was listening to [THIS] last night and it spoke so deeply to my boogie woogie soul that I had to draw this funky ghost girl. Her name is Boogie Banshee or B.B. for short. 

Fame
Irene Cara
Fame

 Irene Cara- Fame

Irene Cara Escalera[citation needed] (born March 18, 1959), better known simply as Irene Cara, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She became famous for her role in the 1980 film Fame, earning her a Golden Globe nomination, and her recording of the song “Fame” became an international hit. Cara won an Academy Award in 1984 in the category of Best Original Song for co-writing “Flashdance… What a Feeling”, which also became an international hit.“

Birth nameIrene Cara EscaleraBornMarch 18, 1959 (age 55)
New YorkNew York, U.S.OriginThe Bronx, New YorkGenresDiscoelectropopdance-rock,R&BOccupation(s)Singer, songwriter, actress, producer, dancerYears active1962–present

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  • M.I.A.
  • Kala
  • Interscope
  • 2007
  • B0009715-01
  • 2x12”
  • 33 rpm
  • Album
  • Gatefold
  • Significant tracks:
    • “Bird Flu”
    • “Boyz”
    • “Jimmy” [cover of  “Jimmy Jimmy Jimmy Aaja” by Parvati Khan from Disco Dancer]
    • “Hussel” [featuring African Boy]
    • “Mango Pickle Down River” [with The Wilcannia Mob]
    • “Paper Planes”
    • “Come Around” [featuring Timbaland]
  • Melody Records [defunct], Washington, DC