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A nephew of the late soul singer Aretha Franklin said the Franklin family did not approve of the eulogy given by Rev. Jasper W. Williams, Jr. at Aretha's star-studded, 8-hour funeral in Detroit on August 31.
Bishop Charles H. Ellis III found himself in hot water when he got a little randy with pop singer Ariana Grande at Aretha Franklin's star-studded funeral in Detroit on Friday, Aug. 31.
The congregation was not pleased with Ariana Grande's singing or the little black club dress she wore to perform during Aretha Franklin's 6-hour homegoing services at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit on Friday.
Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, will go to the Upper Room in grand style today at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit, MI. The Rev. Jasper Williams Jr., pastor of Salem Bible Church in East Atlanta will give the eulogy. Multiple media outlets are live-streaming the services.
Today marks the first of four days of public viewings in Detroit, MI, for Aretha Franklin who passed away on August 16 at her Detroit apartment after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
Thousands of mourners queued in long lines that stretched around the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History where the Queen of Soul lay in repose in a golden casket.
Senator John McCain (R-AZ) will be remembered with a funeral fit for a president when he is laid to rest at the U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery in Annapolis, Maryland on Saturday, Sept. 1. McCain died at his Arizona ranch on Saturday, August 25, after a long battle with brain cancer. He was 81.
Bold names in the R&B music world have been booked to perform at the queen of soul Aretha Franklin's home going service on August 31. Franklin passed away on August 16 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 76.
One member of the musical Jackson family was noticeably absent on Monday when Jackson 5 patriarch Joseph Jackson was buried in the same cemetery as his son Michael Jackson.
Rapper XXXTentacion predicts his own death in the music video for his single "Sad", which dropped a day after thousands of mourners attended his memorial service in South Florida.
The Broward County Sheriff's office announced a 2nd suspect in the June 18 shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion. An arrest warrant has been issued for 22-year-old Robert Allen, of Pompano Beach.