We’re keeping a close eye on developments with legendary Queen of Soul, Ms. Aretha Franklin. Apparently, all of her tour dates have been cancelled. She was released from Sinai Grace Hospital on Saturday following a brief stay. The Grammy Award-winning songstress was admitted to the hospital at the recommendation of her doctors. Franklin is resting […]

Aretha Franklin’s son was severely beaten at a gas station in Detroit, the singing legend’s spokeswoman said Tuesday (September 21). Eddie Franklin was attacked Monday night and was undergoing surgery at a hospital, Gwendolyn Quinn said in a statement. She said three people may have been involved in the attack, but did not address a […]

This week’s My Mini Concert features the Queen of Soul and the Queen of Pop. Check out the other artists that join them in this week’s Concert. Want to host your own mini concert? Send us an email to my927charlotte@gmail.com with your artist suggestions, including four of the artists’ songs you would like to hear […]

The 68-year-old also suffered abdominal pain and has been advised by doctors to undergo further medical tests.

It goes without saying that Kanye West, who celebrated a birthday yesterday, is one of hip-hop’s greatest producers.

soul (Middle English, from Old English sawol) – 1. the animating and vital principle in human beings, credited with the faculties of thought, actions and emotion and often conceived as an immaterial entity. 2. a sense of ethnic pride among African-Americans, expressed in areas such as language, social customs, religion and music.

With the increasing number of films aimed towards black audiences in the early 1970s, filmmakers realized that they couldn’t turn to Henry Mancini to provide the musical backdrops for these movies.

Check out Aretha Franklin’s new Snickers commercial to see who you could become. Maybe it’s Aretha Franklin. Maybe it’s Liza Minnelli. Maybe you’ll just have to watch.