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The Sequence had their first hit in 1980 with "Funk You Up." The song reached No.15 on 's R&B/Hip-Hop chart, and it was the first hip-hop song to be released by an all-female rap group.Angie Stone, born Angela Laverne Brown on December 19, 1961 in Columbia, S.C., began singing gospel music at a child at First Nazareth Baptist Church.After graduating high school, she received scholarships to play college basketball, but she declined the offers.She worked a series of dead-end jobs instead, saving money to record demos at a local studio.
A gritty, street sound was taking over, and The Sequence's party sound faded into oblivion.In the late 1970s Stone joined Gwendolyn Chisolm and Cheryl Cook to form rap trio The Sequence.They recorded for the pioneering hip-hop label Sugar Hill Records.The Sequence got a dose of industry reality when Sylvia Robinson, their manager at Sugar Hill, sold the rights to "Funk You Up" to Dr. Still, they continued to work with Robinson, who became their mentor.
The Sequence released a string of successful rap hits, including a remake of the Parliament song "Funky Sound (Tear the Roof Off)" and "Monster Jam."Soon after, Stone started working with the group Mantronix and she sang backup on Lenny Kravitz's fifth album, .She formed Vertical Hold, another R&B trio that produced two albums and the hit singles "Summertime, "Seems You're Much Too Busy" and "ASAP." They split up after their second album.