Honey Cone was an American R&B and soul all–girl vocal group, who are best remembered for their Billboard #1 hit single, "Want Ads". They were the premier female group for Hot Wax Records, operated by Holland–Dozier–Holland after they had departed from Motown Records.Honey Cone was formed by lead singer Edna Wright (sister of Darlene Love) with Carolyn Willis and Shelly Clark in 1969. They were the newly created Hot Wax Records' first signing to the fledgling record label. The trio had previous musical experience with Willis, a member of Girlfriends, Clark an ex-member of the Ikettes, and Wright, a member of a gospel group the Cogics. Wright and Willis were also "part-time" members of Love's group The Blossoms.Honey Cone and Hot Wax's debut single "While You're Out Looking for Sugar" peaked at #26 on Billboard's R&B chart, but the follow-up "Girls, It Ain't Easy," reached #8 on the same listing. Their third release "Want Ads" proved to be their biggest success, topping both the R&B and pop chart, selling over one million copies, awarded with a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in May 1971. - wikipedia#####Reelblack's mission is to educate, elevate, entertain enlighten, and empower through Black film. If there is content shared on this platform that you feel infringes on your intellectual property, please email me at [email protected] and [email protected] with details and it will be promptly removed.