Aretha Franklin

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

Aretha Franklin remembers the first time she met Muhammad Ali, before he was famous. She was preparing for a concert in Los Angeles, and she recalled a man yelling, “I’m the Greatest, I’m the Greatest!” “I was saying, ‘Who is he? Who is this guy?’” she recalled in an interview with The Associated Press on […]

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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 […]

It’s seems as if there’s a new biopic coming out every week and some films have been better produced than others. Living legend Aretha Franklin wants to insure her highly anticipated life story is done right so the 74-year-old reportedly has some heavy hitters on her team. Aretha is vetting the producers from the N.W.A film, […]

Turning 74 is “absolutely fabulous!” Just ask the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. On Thursday evening, Franklin held her annual birthday soiree surrounded by a room full of her celebrity friends at New York City’s Ritz Carlton Hotel, and announced that she’s at the “signing” stage of green-lighting her biopic. Despiteseveral delays due to negotiations, […]

The Queen of Soul and Alan Elliott’s latest battle over Amazing Grace has been going on for more than six months and two film festivals, but they think they might have a deal – if they can get more time. “Since the entry of the First Order in September 2015, the Parties have been engaged in […]

The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is following closely on the heels of Patti LaBelle‘s sweet potato pies success. In addition to donating food and…

The Queen of Soul is one of many celebrities who has offered a helping hand to the troubled city. The Queen of Soul’s got a…

Aretha Franklin gave an amazing performance for a star studded crowd at the Kennedy Center Honors.  She played the piano while singing her hit song “A…

CARL COURT/GETTY IMAGES during the final leg of his whirlwind trip to the United States, Pope Francis was treated to a serenade Saturday evening by…

  The “Amazing Grace” documentary, featuring footage from Aretha Franklin’s 1972 gospel concert at New Missionary Baptist Church, won’t be shown to the public or…