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Aretha Franklin's Impact on Dance Music Over The Years

The irony is that Aretha Franklin’s disco album was a flop. Released in 1979 at the twilight the disco era, La Diva was a commercial failure, selling less than 100,000 copies in the United States and standing

A Timeline of JAY-Z and Drake's Competitive Relationship

On Monday night, JAY-Z and Drake caused an uproar as footage made rounds on social media  the two rap heavyweights embracing and posing for a photo at the On the Run II tour stop in Detroit . Fans

Sonny Digital Details Travis Scott's Hawaii 'Astroworld' Sessions: 'It Was Like a Vacation'

"I don't want rap to feel so disposable. I want it to start lasting again," Travis Scott told Billboard earlier this year. La Flame formed a superstar team collaborators in July to bring his anticipated Astroworld album

10 Hip-Hop Songs That Sampled Aretha Franklin

On early Thursday morning (Aug. 16), Aretha Franklin's publicist confirmed that the Queen Soul passed away at her home in Detroit "advanced pancreatic cancer." She was 76.  Franklin's spellbinding classics like "Respect" and "Chain Fools" proved to

Janet Jackson Remembers Aretha Franklin: 'Her Music Will Live On Forever'

Janet Jackson stopped by iHeartRadio on Thursday (Aug. 16) to promote her new single "Made For Now," and pay tribute to the late soul icon Aretha Franklin, who passed away earlier that morning.  "She lived down the street from my family

Nicki Minaj, Missy Elliott, Chance The Rapper & More in Hip-Hop React to Aretha Franklin's Death

Chance The Rapper, Nicki Minaj, Trey Songz, Gucci Mane, Missy Elliott, Lauryn Hill, and many more have publicly shared their condolences in an outpouring support after hearing about the death  Aretha Franklin, who passed away at her Detroit home Thursday morning (Aug. 16). Many in the hip-hop community

'Queer Eye' Star Jonathan Van Ness Pays Tribute to Aretha Franklin With Yoga Routine

The music world lost an icon Thursday morning (Aug. 16) when Aretha Franklin died after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Throughout the day, several stars have posted tributes to the Queen Soul across social media. Among the

Aretha Franklin's Impact Remembered by Detroit Residents

To the rest the world, she was the “Queen Soul” — a woman whose strong and soulful voice could effortlessly jump multiple octaves whether belting out tear-jerking ballads or jump-and-shout gospel. To residents in her hometown Detroit who

Christine and the Queens Puts in Work in S&M-Inspired '5 Dollars' Watch

French pop royalty Héloïse Letissier, better known as Christine and the Queens, dropped a new single “5 Dollars” on Thursday (Aug. 16), along with a video that further solidifies her place in the pantheon  queer pop goddesses. “5 Dollars” is

Aretha Franklin's 1972 Live Album 'Amazing Grace' Captured The Queen at the Height of Her Powers

Aretha Franklin’s incredible life was defined by an amazing collection iconic performances. There was no stage in the world too small, and no moment in history too large that the Queen Soul wasn’t prepared to meet head