Betty Davis, the Queen of Funk, has died at the age of 77.

Betty Davis, a funk vocalist and Miles Davis’ ex-wife, died on Wednesday at the age of 77.

Davis’ friend Danielle Maggio told Rolling Stone that she had died.

Davis died of natural causes, according to Amie Downs, communications director for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, where she lived.

Davis was recognized for singing singles like as “Get Ready for Betty,” “It’s My Life,” “If I’m in Luck, I Might Get Picked Up,” and many others. Davis also wrote the song “Uptown (to Harlem)” for the Chambers Brothers.

Between 1964 and 1975, she recorded the majority of her music.

After Miles divorced dancer Francis Davis in 1968, she became his second wife. He was 19 years her senior, and they started dating two years ago.

Betty Davis was a funk legend who also penned songs for other artists.

In 1973, she released her self-titled debut album for Woodstock promoter Michael Lang’s Just Sunshine Records, followed by two more albums. In 1974, she released “They Say I’m Different,” and a year later, she recorded “Nasty Gal.”

Following the release of her albums, Davis left the music industry and relocated to Pittsburgh, where she remained for the next four decades.

“When I was told it was done, I just accepted it,” she told the New York Times about her departure from Hollywood in 2018. And there was no one else at my door.”

Her biography was the subject of the 2017 documentary “Betty: They Say I’m Different,” and she later released “A Little Bit Hot Tonight,” her first song in 40 years.

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