The Queen of Soul

NEW YORK, NY — The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin’s homegoing has been set for Friday, August 31 in her hometown of Detroit. The homegoing celebration will be held at Greater Grace Temple and will be  limited to the Queen of Soul’s family and friends. Public viewing is currently set to take place on Tuesday, […]

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

Aretha Franklin appeared on the Today Show today for an interview conducted by NBC’s Al Roker. The legendary Queen of Soul covered a range of topics surrounding the life, death and legacy of Whitney Houston. Portions of the interview will be broadcast on NBC Dateline later tonight. Marvin Winans To Lead Private Funeral For Whitney […]

The Queen of Soul talks briefly about her engagement and the highly anticipated wedding plans she's already confirmed.

James Devaney/Getty The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin turns 69 years old today and she’s looking healthier than ever! She plans on spending her birthday in New York City partying the night away at a luxury hotel with performances and special guests. She plans to make her return to the stage in May of this […]