Chaka Khan

Rhythm and blues, Musical Artist

1953 –

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Who is Chaka Khan?

Chaka Khan is an American singer-songwriter whose career has spanned four decades, beginning in the 1970s as the frontwoman and focal point of the funk band Rufus. Often cited as the Queen of Funk, Khan has sold an estimated 200 million records worldwide

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Born
Mar 23, 1953
North Chicago
Also known as
  • Chaka Kahn
  • Chacka Khan
  • Yvette Marie Stevens
  • Khan, Chaka
  • Queen of Funk
  • Chaka Adunne Aduffe Hodarhi Karifi Khan
  • Queen of Funk-Soul
  • Chaka Kan
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Scientology
Ethnicity
  • African American
  • Indigenous peoples of the Americas
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Berklee College of Music
  • Kenwood Academy
Lived in
  • Chicago

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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