aretha franklin

Being apart of the music industry for three decades, you are able to witness the birth of a new era and new sounds of music as it transitions.Talking with super producer, Troy Taylor, I was able to get a front wrote seat from his point of view of how producing  has changed over the course […]

Aretha Franklin is a true legend for all genres of music, including Hip-Hop.  Her influence in rap is way bigger than anyone could ever imagine. Artists like Kanye West, Mos Def, Big Sean, Nas, and many more all have sampled songs from Aretha Franklin. Here is a list of 10 songs you may not have known […]

Nicki Minaj is setting the record straight and not in a diss track, but on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. With the debut of her song “Make Love” with Gucci Mane at No. 78, Minaj ties with Aretha Franklin in the most appearances by a female artist on the Hot 100 charts. Franklin and Minaj […]

The Queen Of Soul, Aretha Franklin has announced her departure from the music world. Franklin spoke to a Detroit  station this week and said, “I must tell you, I am retiring this year.” This will be my last year… I will be recording, but this will be my last year in concert. This is it.” […]

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Other than a few guest appearances here and there, Jennifer Hudson has been relatively quiet on the acting front since her breakout performance in “Dreamgirls”. She completely nailed the role of Effie White and it left fans itching at the chance to see her on the big screen again. Luckily, that chance may come sooner than we anticipated. Word on […]

According to Gary With Da Tea, Jennifer Hudson is a step closer to playing Aretha Franklin in a forthcoming biopic. But Aretha reportedly wanted Halle Berry…

Ben E. King, best known for the sweet soulful anthem to fidelity, “Stand By Me,” died on Thursday at age 76, his publicist confirmed to…

Aretha Franklin has dropped the first cut from her cover album, and she’s decided her rendition of an Adele hit was the best opening salvo.…