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Queen of Soul Wore Rose Gold for Final Church Viewing

August 31, 2018

A third viewing for Aretha Franklin was held at her home church New Bethel Baptist in Detroit, Michigan Thursday (Aug. 30), and, as expected, the Queen of Soul underwent yet another outfit change. This time, she was wearing a “rose gold custom knit suit with pink beaded lace.” The Detroit Free Press reported “she also […]

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Aretha Franklin Had an Outfit Change for Final Public Viewing

August 30, 2018

Aretha Franklin wouldn’t be caught dead wearing the same outfit two days in a row. Literally. The Queen of Soul had two public viewings over a two-day period at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History of her hometown of Detroit, Michigan, and on each of those days, she was wearing a new […]

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Aretha Franklin Open Casket Photo Goes Viral, Family Wanted “Respectful Photo” to Share With Fans Who Couldn’t Attend Viewing

August 29, 2018

Hundreds and hundreds of fans lined up to pay their respects to the late Aretha Franklin Tuesday (Aug. 28) as she lay in repose at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African Museum of African American History in Detroit, Michigan. Franklin’s body made a regal entrance at the museum in a glossy, gold casket that […]

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Beyoncé, JAY-Z & DJ Khaled Dedicate Detroit Concert to Aretha Franklin Amid Reports She’s “Gravely Ill”

August 16, 2018

On Monday night (Aug. 13), after reports emerged saying that Aretha Franklin was “gravely ill” and living her last days, Beyoncé and JAY-Z dedicated their “On The Run II Tour” concert in Franklin’s hometown of Detroit to the Queen of Soul. After performing their first song, “Holy Grail,” at Ford Field, Beyoncé told the cheering […]

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Trey Songz Sued by Detroit Cop Who He Punched in the Face

June 7, 2018

Trey Songz is being sued by a Detroit cop who is accusing the singer of punching him in the face with a closed fist. According to a lawsuit filed in Detroit’s federal court Monday (Jun 4), Songz was performing on stage in December 2016 when he became irate after concert organizers attempted to end his […]

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