Chic were a disco-funk band led by the creative duo of Bernie Edwards and Nile Rogers. In a scene dominated by producers and singers, Chic were a proper band, aptly described by critic Don Waller as "an uptown version of Booker T & the MGs."
Nile Rodgers was born September 19th, 1952, in New York City. He was interested in music from an early age. In the late '60s, he played in the rock band, New World Rising. By the age of nineteen, he was a member of the Apollo Theatre's house band. Desiring to form a band of his own, in 1970 he met fellow musician, Bernard Edwards, born October 31st, 1952, in Greenville, North Carolina. Edwards had attended New York's High School for the Performing Arts and was working in... Read More