11 Dead Babies Found in Funeral Home Ceiling in Detroit

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The bodies of 11 babies were found hidden at a former funeral home in Detroit on Friday after authorities received an anonymous letter leading them to the remains, police said. Visit for more information Police are investigating after authorities found nine badly decomposed bodies inside a box and two inside a casket, all hidden […]

Aretha Franklin Exhibit to Open at Detroit Museum

Aretha Franklin Exhibit to Open at Detroit Museum

An exhibited committed to the life and inheritance of Aretha Franklin will open this week at a Detroit museum Visit for more information The estate-approved Think: A Tribute to the Queen of Soul will open at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History this Tuesday and will show until January 21st, 2019. […]

More Than 100 Pink Cadillacs Line Up for Aretha Franklin’s Funeral


More than 120 pink Cadillacs cruised down 7 Mile in Detroit to escort the hearse carrying the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin to Greater Grace Temple in her regal funeral procession. Visit for more information Franklin’s hit song ‘Freeway of Love’ inspired the move to bring in pink Cadillacs. It was a sea of […]

Ariana Grande Was Added to Aretha Franklin’s Funeral

Ariana Grande Was Added to Aretha Franklin's Funeral

Ariana Grande has been added to the star-studded list of performers set to perform for Aretha Franklin’s burial service Friday, Franklin’s marketing specialist has affirmed to CNN. Visit for more information The Sweetener singer earned her spot on the bill after her emotional The Roots-assisted performance of “Natural Woman” on The Tonight Show with […]

Long Lines Form in Detroit to Say Farewell to Aretha Franklin

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Today fans in Detroit are able to attend the public viewing of the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin. The legendary singer will lie in state for the next couple of days ahead of her celebration of life this Friday. Visit for more information Long lines leading to her location at the Charles H. Wright […]

PETA Requests Aretha Franklin’s Estate to Donate her Fur Coats

PETA Requests Aretha Franklin's Estate to Donate her Fur Coats

Aretha Franklin’s memorial service doesn’t occur until Friday, August 31, yet officially, valuable bits of her $80 million estate—which Franklin left without a will set up— is at popular demand. Including her impressive fur coat collection. Visit for more information Last Friday, August 24, a little more than seven days after Franklin’s passing at […]

Aretha Franklin’s Family is Reportedly Planning a Public Viewing at Detroit Museum

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Aretha Franklin, 76, passed away Thursday morning due to pancreatic cancer. The soul legend’s funeral is definitely going to be a massive turnout and apparently, her family is aware of this. Visit for more information TMZ reports that the memorial service for the Queen of Soul will be held at the Charles H. Wright Museum […]

Beyoncé and JAY-Z Dedicate OTRII Tour Detroit Stop to Aretha Franklin

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Ailing soul legend, Aretha Franklin, was in many people’s thoughts during the Detroit stop of Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s On The Run II visit on Monday night. Visit for more information Opening act, DJ Khaled whipped the packed crowd at Ford Field in Franklin’s hometown into a craze by playing her famous track “Regard.” Hours […]

[Watch] Jason Wilson Drops Epic Video On Black Policing in the US #SavingBoys

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Jason Wilson, founder of The Catta in Detroit creates an amazing narrative changing the perception of young Black males in America. Visit for more information If you don’t know who Jason Wilson is, he is the founder of a program for young Black boys in Detroit. The Mission of The Catta (The Cave of […]

Michael Jackson to Have a Street Named After Him in Detroit

Michael Jackson to Have a Street Named After Him in Detroit

Michael Jackson is set to be honored by getting a street named after him in Detroit. Visit for more information The city will be honoring the King of Pop and his brothers, better known as the Jackson 5, inking their deal with Motown Records 50 years ago. A Detroit spokesman said, “The Jacksons were […]

Activated: Tee Grizzley Elevates His Game With Upcoming Album

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As the first wave of artists begin to compete for that coveted title of “song of the summer,” Tee Grizzley is proving himself to be a strong contender with his upcoming album, Activated — the debut LP that promises to cement his place as one of the top artists of the year. Visit for more […]

Big Sean to Help Build a New Theater in Hometown of Detroit

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Big Sean love for Detroit has been well documented. Now, he wants to do something big for Detroit that will have him remembered for years to come. Visit for more information Big Sean has teamed up with Emagine to open a new high-end movie theater in his hometown, Detroit Free Press revealed. The new theater is […]

Urban “Buzz”: How inner-city Detroit entrepreneurs are saving the bees

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Words by Zoe Zorka Visit for more information Over the past few years, there’s been a lot of “buzz” about the dwindling bee population. Bees play an obvious and important role in our ecosystem and their honey is used not just for as a condiment, it also a key cooking ingredient in both foods […]

Killing Tourism, Killing Culture: How Banning AirBnB in Detroit Is Bad?

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Words By Zoe Zorka Visit for more information Detroit can’t seem to catch a break these days. After decades upon decades of being known primarily as a city filled with decay, blight, and crime, Detroit’s image has finally started to bounce back as the city’s economic growth brings new opportunities for its residents. For […]

Omeeezy Chappo Releases New Visuals For ‘Chilling’


There’s a lot in store for Omeeezy Chappo in 2018. One month in, and he’s already heating it up with new music. ‘Chilling’ is the first single he has released from his highly anticipated mixtape ‘Street Pharmacist’. Visit for more information The Chicago native who is known for his bass-bumpin’ rhymes, has performed with […]

Insane Clown Posse Loses Federal Appeal To Have Gang Label Scrapped

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Metro Detroit hip-hop duo Insane Clown Posse and some fans lost a federal appeal claiming a 2011 FBI gang designation caused them to be unfairly targeted, according to the court’s decision filed Monday. Visit for more information The Juggalos, as the duo’s fans are known, argued that state and local police in Tennessee and […]

Eminem Sells His Detroit Mansion for $1.9 Million


Eminem sold his lush pad in Detroit for $1.9 million, which is almost $5 million less than what he bought it for in 2003. Visit for more information The crib has five bedrooms, a lighted tennis and basketball court, a swimming pool and an entertainment cabana, and stretches more than 17,000 square feet. In other Eminem […]