Thursday, September 21, 2017

Diane Charlemagne has passed, aged 51…

Diane Charlemagne, the voice behind many of Britain’s big Dance hits, is sadly no more with us. Diagnosed with kidney cancer the previous year, Charlemagne died of the disease on Oct. 28 2015, at the age of 51…

Diane CharlemagneAn incredible vocal talent and some definitive writing skills have allowed her to embrace like very few countless forms of music. From R&B to Soul, Jazz, House and Drum & Bass.

Diane Charlemagne first rose to fame back at the end of the 80’s along with R&B band 52nd Street.
Managed by the ex-wife of Tony Wilson (the Hacienda), she eventually collaborated with Howie B and Doobie (of the Soul II Soul fame).
She got her breakthrough under the form of the memorable ‘Inner City Life’ where she shared the duties with famous junglist Goldie. She would then follow with a couple of hits for her as the lead singer of Urban Cookie Collective. The end of the 90’s seeing her digging deeper into Dance Music territories along with Judge Jules. But also Mutiny UK, K-Klass and Satoshi Tomiie. Not to mention Moby whom she’d toured with.

She is also remembered for her collaborations with UK Disco Don Joey Negro.

More recently, Diane who battled cancer, regularly kept her fans updated on Twitter. On this day, she sadly lost it, which Goldie confirmed a few hours ago…

We would like to address her family and friends our deepest thoughts and condolences…

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