Since the passing of the late, great Aretha Frankin in the summer of 2018, many remembered just how vital a musical artist she was across many eras. However, Franklin’s son is aiming to boycott an upcoming biopic of his mother starring Jennifer Hudson, stating the family was not interviewed or consulted.

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At the beginning of last year it was reported that the Queen of Soul herself, Aretha Franklin (R.I.P) chose Dreamgirl Jennifer Hudson to play her in her upcoming biopic, Respect, and now we finally get our first look at what the American Idol finalist will look like as the music legend.

The late Queen of Soul is being honored with a new series about her life and we are here for it!

We said goodbye to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin in a very star-filled and spirted homegoing service. It was a beautiful celebration but it wasn’t void of headassery and the Franklin family has spoken up about it.

Bishop Charles H. Ellis III caught the wrath of Twitter and beyond as he officiated the funeral ceremonies of the legendary Aretha Franklin. In the pulpit, the pastor made a terrible joke about Ariana Grande‘s name while referencing Taco Bell and appeared to grope her inappropriately onstage as well.

Aretha Franklin will be officially laid to rest Friday (Aug. 31) after a week-long celebration and public viewing held in her hometown of Detroit concludes. Among the big names that are slated to speak and perform, Stevie Wonder, Fantasia, Jennifer Hudson, and more make up a star-studded lineup of entertainers and celebrities.

Next week, Aretha Franklin will be laid to rest but not before a star-studded tribute featuring some of her contemporaries and close friends. Slated to perform at the service are Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, Fantasia, Jennifer Hudson, Faith Hill, and more.

Now that Aretha Franklin has left us more about her personal life is becoming public. The iconic singer did not have her paperwork in order prior to her passing.

We’re not sure what in the hell Madge was thinking when she decided to tell THAT story during a tribute meant for the late Queen of Soul.

Under no uncertain terms is Madonna close to the singer that the late, great Aretha Franklin was, so it puzzled viewers of last night’s 2018 MTV Video Music Awards when the pop star made it about herself. In the end, Madonna played herself and ruined a moment that should have solely been about the Queen […]

The loss of the great Aretha Franklin is still a tough moment for many to process, and the mad scramble for proper tributes and the like has been underway since her passing. After news that a public viewing ceremony will be held in her hometown of Detroit, a date for the event has been announced […]

Toni Braxton isn’t the first person and will certainly not be the last to have a finger slip-up on a smartphone device, but few will get the slanderous treatment she’s gotten on Twitter for it. In a bid to post up a loving tribute to the late Aretha Franklin, the R&B’s singer’s search terms showcased […]