Posts Tagged: Queen of Soul

Respect Trailer: Jennifer Hudson Pitch Perfect As Aretha Franklin

The official trailer for “Respect”, a biopic about the “Queen of Soul”, Aretha Franklin, was released today starring Jennifer Hudson as Franklin. The trailer shows Hudson singing several classics like “Think”, “Respect”, and “You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman”. The movie follows Franklin’s early childhood years and her rise to fame in 1967…. Read more »

Aretha’s “Respect” Sneak Peek It’s Fire [WATCH]

On Friday, we received our first tease of Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin in the upcoming movie Respect’. J-Hud dazzles as the “Queen Of Soul” giving us her all as she belts out Franklin’s iconic song. While the teaser doesn’t give anything away, it’s a nice reminder of why Hudson was selected for this role and… Read more »

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Governor OKs Aretha Franklin Highway

Governor OKs Aretha Franklin Highway The Governor of Michigan has approved legislation to give the late Aretha Franklin a highway designation. A portion of M-10 in Detroit will be deemed “Aretha L. Franklin Memorial Highway,” and after signing the bill Governor Gretchen Whitmer said, “Franklin’s creativity and voice contributed to our musical and cultural history… Read more »

Aretha Franklin’s Will Reveals Son’s Father

You may have heard that three Will’s have been found at the home of legendary performer Aretha Franklin but you may not know that new details emerged that reveal the father of her oldest son Clarence. The Queen of Soul’s Estate is reportedly worth $80 million and all of her asset are to divided equally… Read more »

Fans Pay R-E-S-P-E-C-T As Aretha Franklin Lies In State

Hundreds of fans are lined up to pay their final respects to the Queen of Soul. Aretha Franklin’s body is lying in state at Detroit’s Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, and fans are patiently waiting to get their final glimpse of the queen. Franklin who died on August 16th will be celebrated… Read more »