Andre Williams

About This Project

Andre Williams (born November 1, 1936) is an American R&B musician who started his career in the 1950s at Fortune Records in Detroit. His most famous songs include the hits “Jail Bait,” “Greasy Chicken,” “Bacon Fat” (1957) and “Cadillac Jack” (1966). He is also the co-author of the R&B hit “Shake a Tail Feather”.
Williams relaxed talking-style vocals on his mid-to-late 1950s singles are some of the earliest rap/hip-hop-style vocals on record.