The estate of the Aretha Franklin is clapping back at Wendy Williams in a major way. The talk show host made disparaging remarks about Franklin’s appearance, family, and estate during the “Hot Topics” segment about the upcoming documentary “Amazing Grace” which was filmed in 1972 as the Queen of Soul recorded her record breaking album… Read more »
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A little over a month after Aretha’s passing, the city of Detroit is opening a museum in honor of the late great Aretha Franklin. Think: A Tribute to the Queen of Soul will be at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History from September 24 – January 21st, 2019. According to museum board… Read more »
Aretha Franklin will be celebrated tomorrow with a nearly 6-hour funeral at Detroit’s Greater Grace Temple, and it’s truly a service fit for a Queen! This is the order of service for the funeral: 9:30-9:50 a.m.: Musical Prelude: Aretha Franklin Orchestra 9:50-10:00 a.m.: Lighting of Candles: Swanson Funeral Home, Inc. 10:00-10:20 a.m.: Processional: Clergy, Ministers… Read more »
On the second day of the public viewing at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, the Queen of Soul has made a wardrobe change. Yesterday Aretha Franklin was wearing a red dress with matching red stilettos as she lay in her gold casket, today the Queen is wearing a blue dress… Read more »
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 »
Some of the performers for Aretha Franklin‘s funeral have been unveiled. Motown legend Stevie Wonder, Gospel songbird Yolanda Adams, and Dreamgirls Jennifer Hudson and Jennifer Holiday are all set to sing and the Queen of Soul’s funeral which is scheduled to take place August 31 at 10 a.m. ET at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit.
The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin had no will when she died. According to TMZ, Franklin died “intestate” — meaning she had no will at the time of death, which is surprising because she has a special needs son who needs financial and other forms of support for his entire life. According to Michigan law,… Read more »
Madonna is responding to all of the backlash following her so called tribute to the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin at last night’s VMAs. “I did not intend to do a tribute to her!” she posted on Instagram. “That would be impossible in 2 minutes with all the noise and tinsel of an award show…. Read more »
During a take down of President Donald Trump on his MSNBC show Politics Nation, Rev. Al Sharpton referred to the very popular Aretha Franklin song RESPECT, but he got it wrong….way wrong! “In the words of my late friend Aretha Franklin, show some ‘R-E-S-P-I-C-T’” Sharpton said on live TV.
Alicia Keys was a special guest on episode 3 of Nicki Minaj’s new Beats 1 radio show, Queen Radio. Keys took the time to pay homage to the late great Aretha Franklin by sharing a few stories about the few times she met Franklin, as well as Franklin being the inspiration behind a lot of… Read more »