The 61st Annual Grammy Awards will air this Sunday, February 10 at 8pm EST. The competition is stiff across all categories so we’re definitely looking forward to see who will take home the gold. But what’s even more exciting is the Aretha Franklin tribute that will honor and celebrate Franklin’s life and career. The Academy… Read more »
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Aretha Franklin would really like to open a nightclub in Detroit. Aretha says, “I’m interested in doing a small nightclub downtown, and he (Bruce Schwartz, Detroit relocation ambassador for Bedrock Real Estate Services) and I have been talking about this for a couple of years now and I’m just letting him know I’m still interested…. Read more »
Gladys Knight is standing with Dionne Warwick in her beef with Aretha Franklin (Why do I feel like I went back in time?). I told you last week that Aretha called Dionne a liar for saying at Whitney Houston’s funeral that Aretha was Whitney’s godmother. Actually Darlene Love is. But Aretha wasn’t here for that… Read more »
Aretha Franklin ain’t having it. She’s late as all get out but she ain’t here for what she calls a lie. Five years ago at Whitney Houston’s funeral, Aretha was a no show. Swollen feet. Don’t judge. At the funeral, Dionne introduced Aretha, again a no show, but said, “‘Ree’s not here, but she is… Read more »
Whitney Houston Passed away 5 years ago today. It was a sad day. Still sad to think about. What happened to the “Whitney circle?” E! online did a an update about Bobby, Cissy, Aretha, Dionne, Clive, Ray J and Brandy and Nick Gordon. Read here.
This will be Aretha Franklin’s last year. I’ll #spillthetea. Anthony Anderson’s mother taught him what his father didn’t know. Beyonce performance on the Grammys Sunday night is changing constantly. Thanks for checking out Tony’s Tea from the Smooth R&B 105.7 studio!
Anita Baker announced her retirement last month. Now the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, has announced her retirement. Sort of. Aretha says this will be her last year doing concerts. She will still record. She may even do a few dates. But not nearly what she’s been doing for over 60 years. Read here.
Aretha Franklin went on MSNBC yesterday with Brian Williams (yes THAT Brian Williams) and spoke on Prince. What she said though had people had people wondering if that was a good idea. Hey, she’s ARETHA. She can say whatever she wants. Well almost. Watch here.
The autopsy was done today. I’ll spill the tea. Also what first responders were told. Aretha Franklin came out of left field about Prince’s death. Or did she? And Kelly Ripa is still MIA. Thanks for watching Tony’s Tea on Smooth R&B 105.7!
I’m spilling the Tea on Aretha Franklin’s generosity for Flint, Michigan residents. Oprah made $12.5 million for Tweeting about losing weight on Weight Watchers. And Creflo Dollar may get a highway named after him. Thanks for watching Tony’s Tea on Smooth R&B 105.7!