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Aretha Franklin: “The Queen of Soul” Dead At Age 76 ...

AlwaysAList.com’s Jawn Murray had the privilege of appearing on HLN to discuss the death of “The Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin, who passed at the age of 76 after her battle with pancreatic cancer. Murray was able to talk about ...
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Together Again: “A Different World” Cast Reuniting At A Black ...

Some principal cast members of “A Different World” will reunite at Norfolk State University in April to benefit the ACCESS College Foundation. The show’s stars Kadeem Hardison (Dwayne Cleophus Wayne), Jasmine Guy (Whitley Gilbert), Cree Summer (Winifred ‘Freddie’ Brooks), Charnele Brown ...
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Made For TV: Miki Howard Movie Coming To TV One

R&B veteran Miki Howard will have her story depicted in a made-for-TV movie set to air on TV One for Black Music Month. According to ABC News Radio correspondent Karu F. Daniels, the film with the working title “Unsung: The ...
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The Color Purple: Celebrities Flock To See The Broadway Revival

[quote]”‘The Color Purple’ has been born again, and its conversion is a glory to behold,” wrote The New York Times.[/quote] It’s those types of reviews that have celebrities and theatergoers coming in masses to the Great White Way to see ...
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Airborne: Aretha Franklin To Tackle Fear Of Flying

The “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin is preparing to fly again after not having flown in an airplane since 1983. The 73-year-old music legend is preparing to conquer her phobia of traveling by air, which began after a bad experience ...
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Melba Moore: From Welfare To Working More Than Ever Before

Tony Award winner Melba Moore has seen highs and lows in her music career. She’s topped the charts, hosted TV shows and starred in films before seeing it all end at the hands of her husband, music producer Charles Huggins. ...
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Alicia Keys: Making A Movie About Bettye LaVette

In September of 2012, AlwaysAList.com wrote a story about soul singer Bettye LaVette’s riveting memoir, “A Woman Like Me” (Penguin Group). The spicy tome left no stone unturned, with juicy stories about LaVette’s fellow singers like Aretha Franklin (who she ...
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Bright Balance: Avery Sunshine Mirrors Aretha Franklin Model For Marrying ...

Aretha Franklin did it! So did Al Green! Candi Staton did and Ann Nesby, Dave Hollister and Kelly Price continue to as well! Now, Avery Sunshine is the latest song stylist to bridge the gap between the sacred and secular ...
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Jennifer Holliday: Talks Health Challenges, Dream Duets & Broadway Revivals

She’s Broadway royalty and Jennifer Holliday approaches the entertainment business on her own terms – recording when she wants to, how she wants to and whatever she wants to. Now, after a 23-year hiatus, this Tony Award-winning original member of ...
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Royal Regime: Aretha Franklin’s Walmart Workout

Wondering how Aretha Franklin maintains her girlish figure? Well, the Queen of Soul gets regular cardio in by speed walking in Walmart believe it or not. “I have a walking regimen — about three times a week, at least a ...