The First Lady of GoGo, Kimberly “Ms Kim” Graham is definitely a trend setter for female GoGo artists. “Ms Kim” began gracing the world with her melodic voice since the tender age of 11. Born and raised in the DMV, she grew up with the influences of Gospel, R&B, and DC’s own genre GoGo. In 1995 she made her way onto the GoGo scene with the infamous Wickedest Band Alive, Rare Essence. “Ms Kim” performed with Rare Essence for years where she made her footprint in GoGo. During her run with RE she set the bar a new high for women in GoGo when she recorded Ashlee Simpson’s “Pieces of Me”. She later went on to perform with Backyard Band and ventured out to start her own band, The Kim Michelle Experience in which she gives you R&B, Neo-Soul then rounds it out with GoGo.