We are seeing the first pictures of Jennifer Hudson as the legendary Aretha Franklin. Hudson will be portraying Franklin in the upcoming biopic Respect.  The pictures were captured on Sunday as filming for the movie took place in New York City. Marlon Wayans was also seen in the photos. Wayans plays Franklin’s husband Ted White in […]

Let the drama begin. Aretha Franklin didn’t leave a will behind. The Queen of Soul died last week at the age of 76. According to Michigan law, her estate will be divided equally amongst her four children Clarence, 63, Edward, 61, Ted, 54, and Kecalf, 48. Aretha’s estate is estimated at $80 million dollars.

According to the publicist of the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, the legend has passed away at 76-years-old. Related: Aretha Franklin Is Reportedly “Gravely” Ill And Near Her Death Reports surfaced about her being “gravelly ill,” according to Showbiz411. The singer is currently in her native Detroit surrounded by family and friends. We will honor the legend on […]

Aretha Franklin, legendary singer, is being described as “gravely ill”. The queen of soul is 76 and has been battling severe health problems for a few years now forcing her to cancel shows. However, things have gotten worse and it’s now being reported that her family is gathering at her bedside in Detroit. The family […]

Nicki Minaj is setting the record straight and not in a diss track, but on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. With the debut of her song “Make Love” with Gucci Mane at No. 78, Minaj ties with Aretha Franklin in the most appearances by a female artist on the Hot 100 charts. Franklin and Minaj […]

Thanks to Youtube user named Darcell Bios, the Queen of Soul is hilariously shether[ing] the heck out of these girls!


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.

Lifetime is lining up yet another biopic! This time they’ll be telling the life story of living legend Aretha Franklin! We don’t know what’s gotten…

Despite the fact viewership has consistently declined, “American Idol” is still giving young hopefuls their shot at singing stardom. One of this season’s frontrunners is…

The dictionary definition of a diva is “a highly distinguished female singer.” There are few women in our time who have been so distinguished as female singers that there have been entire shows (VH1’s Divas Live) and songs (Beyonce’s “Diva“) dedicated to showcasing talent. The ultimate diva over time has become more than just “a highly distinguished female singer.” […]

Music legends and fans are mourning the loss of Soul Train host and creator Don Cornelius. The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin released the following statement: “It’s just so sad, stunning and downright shocking and a huge and momentous loss to the African-American community and the world at large. Don Cornelius single handedly brought about […]