Chaka Khan! What a name right? You’ll be familiar with her songs some of which are anthems. Originally the frontwoman for Funk band Rufus she later became a multiple Grammy-award winning solo artist. She was born in Chicago, raised Catholic and participated in the civil rights rallies of the 60s even joining the Black Panther Party.
With a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star and her own Foundation to assist women and children at risk in Los Angeles she is the embodiment of a life well-lived despite her battles of the past.