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BETTY BOOP – Origin
BETTY BOOP – Origin. Ms. ESTHER JONES known by her stage name, “Baby Esther,” was an ” African-American singer and entertainer of the late 1920s. She performed regularly at the (The Cotton Club) in Harlem New York city.
A White Singer Helen Kane saw her act in 1928 and (COPIED or stole). Ms Jones’ ‘baby’ Singing Style! > for a recording of “I Wanna Be Loved By You.”
Ms. Jones’ singing style went on to become the inspiration for (Max Fleischer) cartoon character’s voice and singing style of BETTY BOOP, Yes a Black Woman.