Aretha Franklin

Donna’s Weekend Entertainment Wrap- Up-  April 29, 2017 This week we got Aretha mad with Dionne, Ciara and Russell welcome a baby, and the Steve Harvey Show comes to an end… plus so much more. Aretha Franklin is upset with Dionne Warwick- Apparently this all started when Dionne Warwick tried to give Franklin a hug […]

@kwellscomm  @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com News & Sports — Good Day to you as Winter weather is expected to return on this “Hump Day.” Know that the Indianapolis and the greater Central Indiana area are under a Winter Weather Advisory until 7 p.m. Eastern due to the snow that is expected to blanket the area today. More on the […]

Oh Yes its another Throwback Thursday and we look deep into the world of Gospel to find this classic inspirational song from Ms Aretha Franklin…Back then recordings we live in the church to capture the sights and sounds and this is one great recording…Here’s Aretha Franklin with Mary Don’t You Weep https://youtu.be/xIX6btGIn8w

Many families gather on Thanksgiving day for family, food, fellowship, and of course football.  The 74-year-old “Queen of Soul,” Aretha Franklin, quickly became the topic of discussion at dinner tables across the country after singing the National Anthem before the Detroit Lions-Minnesota Vikings game. The National Anthem has been sung by many, usually taking up a minute […]

Aretha’s musical career is starting to take a toll on her health, and it’s important she focuses on herself for a few and slow down, so some well needed rest has been ordered The legendary icon recently announced she will be canceling her forthcoming concerts for the next month or so due to doctors’ orders. […]

Roland Martin recently spoke with Aretha Franklin about the life and legacy of the late, great Muhammad Ali.

In honor of International Jazz Day that is celebrated on April 30th, the White House hosted the 2016 All-Star Global Concert filled with many talented artists.  Aretha Franklin, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Al Jarreau, Sting, and many more joined together to celebrate jazz music. Towards the end of the evening, a tribute was paid to Prince, […]

Anthony Hamilton Reflects On The Life Of Prince Anthony Hamilton spoke with Roland Martin during the NewsOne Now Primetime Special: Prince Remembered. Hamilton discussed the influence Prince had on him, saying, “He allowed me to see that you don’t have to stay in anybody’s box or gate, you can blur the lines whenever you feel […]

The Queen of Soul turns 74 today. Aretha Franklin was born on March 25, 1942, in Memphis, Tenn., but spent most of her childhood in Detroit. Though she never recorded for Motown, she undeniably was part of the legendary soul sound pumping out of the Motor City in the 1960s. Her father, C.L. Franklin, was […]

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