Many are familiar with Loletta Holloway and the impact her voice has had upon House Music culture, the late Ms. Holloway has been sampled and remixed ad infinitum on countless releases. If Loletta Holloway is the unquestionable "A" side to the House Music soundtrack, then her ribald counterpart on the "B" side is the incomparable Lady Reed. NY artist DJ Jus Ed has just released his latest EP, "Explicit Message" on Underground Quality which pays homage to Lady Reed specifically and the raunchier side of House Music in general.
Nancy Reed aka Lady Reed aka The Queen Bee aka The Madam was a performer discovered by Rudy Ray Moore and recorded alongside Mr. Moore for many releases, most notably for House Music fans, "The Sensuous Black Woman" as "The Madam" and "The Sensuous Black Woman meets The Sensuous Black Man"(also known as "The Zodiac Album") credited to "The Madam" and "The Prince".
territory by being open and frank about sexuality from a African American perspective.