Angela Winbush Featured On “Unsung”

October 26th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD  

By Meena Kar
angela-winbush-01Oct 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The “Unsung” series of TV one features RnB singer Angela Winbush. It it a documentary program, that showcases the life of singers who, although got a good start, but could not get their due in their music career.

Angela Winbush was featured on Monday. The Saint Louis resident Angela Winbush was a well known singer in the 80s decade and gave quite numbers with her singing partner Rene Moore. Their band Rene & Angela, however could of taste the actual fame and popularity and they soon parted their ways in 1986, in order to pursue their solo career, which eventually got doomed. In the “Unsung” series, Angela Winbush talked about her relationship with her partner, Rene Moore, her work with the Isley Brothers, and her decision to take up a solo career. She also talked about some of the dark moments in her personal life, where she had to struggle with cancer, as the doctors diagnosed a cyst in her breast, which had to be removed. She also had stage 3 ovarian cancer and had to undergo six months of chemotherapy in 2003. This eventually led to a bitter divorce with her husband and lead singer of Isley Brothers, Ron Isley. She said that it took several months for her to struggle and recover from the stage of depression after a string of mishaps in her life.

Angela Winbush was initially apprehensive about being featured in “Unsung”, as she did not want the entire world to know about all the problems which she went through in the last two decades. She even refused to consider herself as an “Unsung” as she has done several worthier things in her life. However, she later changed her mind, and decided to share her story on the show.

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