aretha franklin

Aretha Franklin is finally giving her body the respect that it needs. The 74-year old songstress had to cancel several shows, including two New York performances at Radio City Music Hall, because of her health. Franklin released a statement saying, “Due to doctors’ orders I will have to cancel a few concerts for the next month or so.” The […]

Roland Martin recently spoke with Aretha Franklin about the life and legacy of the late, great Muhammad Ali.

Give it to the Queen of Soul to honor Prince in such a beautiful way.

Anthony Hamilton Reflects On The Life Of Prince Anthony Hamilton spoke with Roland Martin during the NewsOne Now Primetime Special: Prince Remembered. Hamilton discussed the influence Prince had on him, saying, “He allowed me to see that you don’t have to stay in anybody’s box or gate, you can blur the lines whenever you feel […]

Martin spoke with Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin about the impact of losing one of music's most beloved voices during Monday's edition of NewsOne Now.

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. The legendary singer brought the house down during her tribute to singer/songwriter Carole King in Washington D.C. The December 6th show aired Tuesday evening and honored King, Star Wars creator George Lucas, […]

This Friday, Tamela Mann will perform her smash hit “Take Me To The King” during TV One’s presentation of “The Gospel Tradition: In Performance at the…

It’s been exactly a year since Nelson Mandela passed away, but his legacy continues. People across the globe are paying homage to South Africa’s first…