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Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin Biopic Moves Ahead With Director and Writer

The long-gesticulating Aretha Franklin biopic "Respect" is going ahead with stage director Liesel Tommy set to direct...
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Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal Chaka Khan waves during the 130th Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker)

130th Rose Parade Boasts Floral Floats, Singer Chaka Khan

Floral floats and marching bands took to the streets under a sunny California sky as the 130th Rose Parade drew hundreds of thousands of spectators on New Year's Day and millions more watched on TV…
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Aretha Franklin arrives at the Washington Hilton for the 102nd White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, DC on April 30, 2016.(Photo Leigh Vogel)

Aretha Franklin Attorney: $3 Million In Back Taxes Paid To IRS

Franklin's estate has paid at least $3 million in back taxes to the IRS since her death in August, an attorney for the late Queen of Soul's estate...
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Mike D and Ad Rock of the Beastie Boys (Photo credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Ad Rock and Mike D of The Beastie Boys Share Wild Stories on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

The time Mike D was eating and taking a bath at the same time...
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Jessie T. Usher, Isaac Hayes III, Richard Roundtree and Samuel L. Jackson

First Look at Upcoming 'Shaft' Movie Revealed

Entertainment Weekly revealed a first look from a scene from the upcoming Warner Bros. action movie...
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 Smokey Robinson performs onstage at Celebrity Fight Night XXIV on March 10, 2018

'Motown Magic' Netflix Show Brings Oldies to Kids

Creator says goal is to keep the music alive
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 NEW YORK - OCTOBER 04: (L-R) Honorees Jarobi White, Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Consequence of A Tribe Called Quest attend the 4th Annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors ceremony at the Hammerstein Ballroom on October 4, 2007 in New York City. (Photo

Celebrate A Tribe Called Quest's 25th Anniversary of 'Midnight Marauders'

The Friday, November 9th marks the 25th anniversary release of A Tribe Called Quest's 'Midnight Marauders'. To celebrate, the crew is re-releasing the album along with a capsule collection...
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Drunk Baggage Handler Falls Asleep In Hold, Flies To Chicago

Police say a baggage handler told them he was drunk when he fell asleep in a cargo hold and flew from Kansas City to Chicago.
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McDonald's Triple Breakfast Stacks

McDonald’s To Launch New Triple Breakfast Stacks

McDonald’s is expanding their breakfast menu for the first time in 5 years with some super meaty items.
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Michael Buble

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look At What Didn't Happen This Week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week.
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