Artist profiles: Rosalind Mallia Franklin
AboutRosalind Mallia Franklin
Mallia Franklin (March 1, 1952 – February 5, 2010)
Former member of Parliament-Funkadelic and the offshoot girl group Parlet. Now known as The Queen of Funk. Mallia was an original member of Parlet with Debbie Wright and Jeanette Washington. She left the group at the halfway mark of recording Parlet's second album. Mallia was married to drummer Nathaniel "Nate / Nebs" Neblett of The Nite-Liters and New Birth. They had one child, Seth Neblett.