Andre Williams

Biography

Zeffrey Williams, 1 November 1936, Bessemer, Alabama, but raised in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Williams has made his lasting mark in the R&B industry as a recording artist, songwriter, and producer of the first doo-wop vocal groups and then soul acts. He is noted for his sly streetwise songs in which he basically talks (with a rhythmic feel) the lyrics rather than sings them, earning him the unofficial title ‘The Father Of Rap’. Read more

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blues
soul
garage rock
rock and roll
funk
seen live
rhythm and blues
rock
blues rock
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