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Aretha Franklin Will Have A Detroit Park Named After Her

Aretha Franklin Will Have A Detroit Park Named After Her

During Aretha Franklin’s memorial, Mayor of Detroit, Mike Duggan announced that he would be submitting a proposal to the Detroit city council to rename Chene Park to Aretha Franklin Park. “Our beautiful waterfront jewel will be Aretha Franklin Park,” said Duggan, “and when performers from generations to come, from around the world, come here, they…

Listen To These 5 Hip Hop Songs Sampled From Aretha Franklin Tracks, R.I.P. Queen Of Soul

Listen To These 5 Hip Hop Songs Sampled From Aretha Franklin Tracks, R.I.P. Queen Of Soul

Rest in Peace to the legendary Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. The music icon passed away today, August 16th, in hospice care, surrounded by family and friends. Franklin’s passing comes just three days after reports stated that the Queen was gravely ill, battling pancreatic cancer. Undoubtedly one of the greatest voices in music history, Franklin…

Kanye West Surpasses Aretha Franklin’s Record On R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

Kanye West Surpasses Aretha Franklin’s Record On R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

According to Billboard, Kanye’s new studio album, Ye pushed him past Aretha Franklin for the fifth-highest total of top 40 hits on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The publication reports that Kanye’s recent entries has brought his tally to 81, while Aretha has a career sum of 80. Two of Ye’s songs have debuted in the…

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