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    Nile Gregory Rodgers is an American musician, producer, composer, arranger, and guitarist.
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    Happy Birthday Nile born September 19, 1952
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    The success of Chic's first singles led Atlantic to offer Rodgers and Edwards the opportunity to produce any act on its roster. They chose Sister Sledge
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    In 1980 Rodgers and Edwards wrote and produced the album Diana for Diana Ross, yielding the smash hits "Upside Down" and "I'm Coming Out"
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    Chic’s song "Good Times" played a pivotal role in the explosion of hip hop music, as an interpolation of the song's bass line and the record’s string-section sample was the bedrock of The Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight", the first multiple-platinum Hip Hop single.
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    Chic dissolved in 1983 after its final contractual Atlantic album, Believer and Soup For One (a film soundtrack).
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    Rodgers produced David Bowie's biggest selling album Let's Dance with several hit singles including "China Girl", "Modern Love" and the title track, "Let’s Dance".
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    He produced Madonna's blockbuster album Like a Virgin, spawning her two signature hits "Material Girl" and the album's title track, "Like a Virgin".
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    The September 11 attacks prompted Rodgers to create the We Are Family Foundation (WAFF) to help promote the healing process.
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    In January 2011, Rodgers revealed on his website that he has cancer, which was diagnosed in October 2010