Aretha Franklin

The Queen of Soul Turns 75! Aretha Franklin celebrated her 75th birthday this weekend! Born March 25, 1942 in Memphis, Tennessee, she later relocated to Detroit when her father Reverend C.L. Franklin became the Pastor of the New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit. The 18-Time Grammy Award Winner is one of the most distinctive and […]

The Queen Of Soul's last album will feature Stevie Wonder.

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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 […]

After Oprah took to Twitter to share a video detailing how she dropped 26 pounds using Weight Watchers while still eating bread daily, the company’s shares catapulted more than 20 percent, and rose to $13.29 per share.

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, […]