17 09, 2018

Aretha Franklin To Be Inducted Into Memphis Music Hall Of Fame

By |2018-09-17T17:50:30+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, continues to earn honors posthumously. It's been announced the late soul legend will be inducted into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame. Franklin, who passed away on August 16th from pancreatic cancer at the age of 76, was born in Memphis, Tennessee and lived there until she was two years old before her family [Read More]

31 08, 2018

H.E.R. Tributes Aretha Franklin With New Song, ‘Let’s Get Away’

By |2018-08-31T13:54:30+00:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: Music, News, R&B Music|Tags: , |0 Comments

H.E.R. says goodbye to Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin through song. The rising R&B star shares the special tribute, "Let’s Get Away," which samples Franklin's classic “Day Dreaming,” a song from her 1972 album, 'Young, Gifted and Black.' “We’ll miss you, Aretha Franklin,” tweeted H.E.R. about the infectious record. On the song, the singer/songwriter mesmerizes with her soulful and buttery delivery as she coos, "Hey, [Read More]

29 08, 2018

Aretha Franklin Fans Pay Their Last Respects; Memorial to Stream Live on Bounce TV

By |2018-08-29T09:47:48+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: , |0 Comments

On Tuesday, a four-day celebration for the life and career of Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin kicked off in Detroit, Michigan. Fans from near and far lined the sidewalks surrounding the Charles H. Wright African American Museum, where Aretha’s body will lie in repose for two days, ahead of a memorial and funeral in the city she called home. Visitors paid their [Read More]

24 08, 2018

Aretha Franklin, Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, More to be Honored At 2018 ‘Black Girls Rock!’ Ceremony

By |2018-08-24T13:43:16+00:00August 24th, 2018|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Let the PROPER Aretha Franklin tributes begin! Following a self-indulgent "tribute" by Madonna at the 2018 VMAs last weekend, the late Queen of Soul will finally get a proper televised tribute at this year's Black Girls Rock! ceremony with a star-studded tribute. According to a press statement, Black Girls Rock! co-founder Bevery Bond says, “This year we are honoring women [Read More]

21 08, 2018

Really? SMH: Madonna Makes Aretha Franklin “Tribute” All About Herself + Twitter Reacts

By |2018-08-21T16:40:15+00:00August 21st, 2018|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Weirdly enough, last night at the 2018 VMAs, MTV chose Madonna (out of all people) to tribute the late "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin, who passed away last Thursday (Aug 16). Madonna may have mentioned Franklin's name once or twice in the entire 6-minute speech, which rambled on and on about how she performed the Carol King/Franklin hit "You Make [Read More]

16 08, 2018

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin Dies at 76

By |2018-08-16T11:24:15+00:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, 76, died Thursday morning at her Detroit home surrounded by family and friends. Franklin had been battling pancreatic cancer for years and in 2017 announced a retirement from touring. In recent weeks, Franklin had been admitted to hospice care. In past days, it was reported the singer was "gravely ill" and visitors including Stevie Wonder [Read More]

15 08, 2018

Report: Tribute Concert Planned For Aretha Franklin in New York

By |2018-08-15T09:06:03+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

Missy Elliott said it best: "we MUST CELEBRATE the Living Legends while they are here to see it..." With that being said, a major tribute concert is reportedly in the works for Aretha Franklin in New York this November. The show is being organized by Sony Music Chief Creative Officer Clive Davis, who is largely responsible for the singer’s long-standing music career. [Read More]

14 08, 2018

Report: Aretha Franklin Resting At Home Following ‘Gravely Ill’ Hospital Stay + Beyonce & Jay-Z Tribute

By |2018-08-14T15:55:18+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

Millions of prayers went up yesterday (August 13) following reports the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin was "gravely ill" following a stint with cancer. But according to PEOPLE, family members are hopeful as Franklin is now resting at her home in Detroit. According to the publication, the singer is surrounded by loved ones who tell them she's in good spirits. [Read More]

13 08, 2018

Report: Aretha Franklin Fighting For Her Life

By |2018-08-13T09:42:15+00:00August 13th, 2018|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is reported to be "gravely ill." According to Roger Friedman's Showbiz411.com, the 76-year-old is home in Detroit, Michigan battling for her life around the support and prayers of family and friends. “She is gravely ill in Detroit. The family is asking for prayers and privacy,” the site reports. “Aretha is surrounded by family and people close [Read More]

19 09, 2017

Aretha Franklin, Diddy, Alicia Keys and More Praise Clive Davis in Upcoming Documentary

By |2017-09-19T13:40:31+00:00September 19th, 2017|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Dropping October 3rd with a limited theatrical release in select cities starting on September 27th, the doc chronicles the historic influence of "The Man with the Golden Ears," who rose from humble beginnings to one of the music industry's most iconic figures.

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