Daily Archives: December 27, 2013

Music

Full Coverage: Aretha Franklin Readying New Music

“The Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin will start her 2014 in the studio recording a new CD of standards and her favorite songs. Helmed by music impresario Clive Davis and including production by Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and Don Was, Franklin ...
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Sick Leave: “Motown” Star Diagnosed With Ovarian Cancer

Tony Award-nominated performer Valisia LeKae has departed “Motown: The Musical” on Broadway after learning she has ovarian cancer. LeKae was six months into her run in one of the Great White Way’s biggest box-office hits upon learning of her diagnosis. ...
TV

Mo’Nique: Hosting “Love & Hip Hop” Reunion Special

Academy Award-winning actress Mo’Nique is hosting the reunion special for “Love & Hip Hop.” While no formal announcement has been made, cast members of the controversial VH1 reality show posted photos with the comedienne from the taping on Instagram. Mo’Nique ...