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Gladys Knight & Patti LaBelle to Face-Off in Next Verzuz Battle


Verzuz continues to redefine legendary. The celebratory platforms have called on two Queens of Soul in Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle for its next battle. The Godmother and Soul and Empress of Soul take the virtual stage on Sunday, Sept. 13. The announcement came via Instagram on Tuesday, Sept. 8. “The Master Class we’ve ALL […]

HBD: Five Hip-Hop Songs That Samples Gladys Knight


Gladys Maria Knight, born May 28, 1944, known as the “Empress of Soul,” is a singer, actress, businesswoman, and author. Knight is a seven-time Grammy Award-winner, who is known for the hits she recorded in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s with her music group, Gladys Knight and the Pips, consisting of her brother, Merald “Bubba” […]

Gladys Knight Will Sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl


The Super Bowl is a few weeks away and we already know that Maroon 5, Travis Scott and Big Boi will be apart of the Halftime Show. Now we know that Gladys Knight will be on hand before the opening kickoff to sing the National Anthem. The NFL and Knight announced today (Jan. 17), that […]

The Story Behind Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles Restaurants Being Raided

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Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles Restaurants in Georgia were raided along with the restaurant’s headquarters on Tuesday [June 21] after Knight’s son Shanga Hankerson, who runs the restaurants, was at the center of the investigation for tax evasion. Luckily, Knight is able to steer clear of all of the drama because her son Shanga is the […]

Prince To Be Inducted Into The Apollo Theater Walk of Fame

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The Apollo Theater’s Spring Gala will be held tonight [Monday, June 13] in New York City celebrating the legacy of the theater with a star-studded concert. This year’s gala will honor Prince Rogers Nelson and induct him into the Apollo Theater Walk of Fame. Back in 2009, Prince appeared at the 75th Spring Gala to help […]

Gladys Knight Sings Happy Birthday To Police Officer During Traffic Stop


Police near Salt Lake City, Utah say an officer who pulled over soul singer Gladys Knight was treated to an impromptu rendition of “Happy Birthday.” Pleasant Grove Police Capt. Mike Roberts says Knight was a passenger in the car stopped for speeding Wednesday night. Officer Paul Rogerson was checking the driver’s license when the woman […]