Aretha Franklin

Today for Black History Month 2019, we are highlighting the iconic singer–Aretha Franklin. Birth Date: March 25, 1942 Hometown: Memphis, Tennessee Fun Facts:  Aretha Franklin started off singing Gospel music in the church Aretha Franklin was good friends with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Aretha Franklin was known as the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin sang […]

The Queen Of Soul's last album will feature Stevie Wonder.

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Black Music Month originated in 1979. Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, the  achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

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

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After Oprah took to Twitter to share a video detailing how she dropped 26 pounds using Weight Watchers while still eating bread daily, the company’s shares catapulted more than 20 percent, and rose to $13.29 per share.

Martin spoke with Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin about the impact of losing one of music's most beloved voices during Monday's edition of NewsOne Now.

This week’s airing of the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors showed President Obama in a whole new light after a show-stopping performance from the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. The legendary singer brought the house down during her tribute to singer/songwriter Carole King in Washington D.C. The December 6th show aired Tuesday evening and honored King, Star Wars creator George Lucas, […]

Aretha Franklin will present her annual Gospel concert and service Thanksgiving week on Sunday, November 22. Franklin’s Gospel Legends event will feature multiple award-winning recording…