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Angela Bofill Biography


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Born: 1954/05/02
Birth Place: The Bronx, New York, United States
Years Active: 1978–2006
Genres: R&B, Dance, Jazz


Bofill was born to a Cuban father and a Puerto Rican mother; one of the first Latina singers to find success in the R&B market.She performed with Ricardo Morrero & the Group and Dance Theater of Harlem chorus prior to her 1978 debut album, ''Angie''. She scored several dance hits such as "Angel Of The Night," "Something About You," "Holding Out For Love," and "Too Tough." However, she is probably best known for her ballad "This Time I'll Be Sweeter" and her signature tune, "I Try". In the early 1980s, she recorded ''You're A Special Part Of Me'', a duet with romantic balladeer Johnny Mathis. Her 1983 album "Teaser" featured the Top 10 R&B chart hit "I'm On Your Side," which also became a hit for Jennifer Holliday in 1991.