Martha Wash

  • Film

    June 26, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Martha Wash Turns It Out On Her Surprising New CD

    Martha Wash is known for booming out hits for the Weather Girls ("It's Raining Men") and C&C Music Factory, and for her own solo efforts. Well, it's raining Martha these days because she has a CD out called Something Good, which she sent me. Because I asked her to.

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Gay Nightlife Competition Heats Up: Here's The Dish

    John Blair and Beto Sutter recently left xl--the gay dance club on West 42nd Street--but I hear the Saturday night event that they used to promote there is still super crowded without them. But that could change. I hear Blair--along with Alegria promoter Ric Sena--will start Saurday night gay bash ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Favorite Plus-Sized Female Singer Of All Time?

    Some of these ladies aren't still plus-sized -- and a bunch of them aren't even alive -- but whatever the case, they have all been through plump periods of the soul. And their apparent lack of vomiting skills always gave them a refreshing heft, big lungs, and an ability to transcend their potential ... More >>

  • Columns

    June 15, 2011

    'Spider-Man' Review: I'm Buggin'!

    Musto's verdict on the retooled musical

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    It's Raining Martha Wash!

    ​Interviewing vocal powerhouse Martha Wash at Barracuda last night, I asked her how it feels to sing "It's Raining Men" as just one Weather Girl. (The other one, Izora Armstead, sadly died in 2004.) Wash said it was a little odd at first, but she eventually got used to it. And why not, I sa ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    May 16, 2006
  • NYC Life

    May 16, 2006
  • NYC Life

    May 2, 2006

    Hair Ball

    A night with Fabio and death-defying tresses

  • NYC Life

    September 20, 2005

    Big Night

    Dance music's all grown up at the Dance Music Hall of Fame

  • Books

    June 21, 2005

    Disco Heat

    Remembering the man who turned a flamboyant life into art

  • Music

    May 3, 2005

    Beguilement and Rage

    So many unpretentious young bands with a geniune knack, so many others without a clue

  • Music

    April 8, 2003

    Do Dew the Crabtown Clam

    Baltimore Breakbeat House Trax Are the New Everything

  • News

    January 26, 1999