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Aretha Franklin is Every Older Black Woman at the Kennedy Center Honors

Last night was the airing of the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors, saluting Rita Moreno, George Lucas, Cicely Tyson, Seiji Ozawa and Carole King. Aretha Franklin performed “Natural Woman” to a standing ovation to honor Carole. President Obama and FLOTUS Shellie were getting their entire good times because the Queen of Soul …

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The Top 10 Awesomely Luvvie Posts of 2014

This was a grand year for me and more people than ever read my words. My traffic hit many milestones and December 2014 is my most-read month EVER. I totally appreciate all the reads and shares and comments. In fact, the comments on my posts are my favorite things about writing. …

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Aretha Franklin Performed on David Letterman and Cissy Houston Can’t Be Bothered

Last night, Aretha Franklin went on the David Letterman show to perform her cover of Adele’s Rolling in the Deep. When the recording dropped, many said she breathed new life into the song but that autotune was not what life was about. I couldn’t even finish it. But her singing …

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Guess Who’s Coming to Patti’s Dinner? I Am Slayed

This video. Just watch it. I AM HOLLERING!!! Patti LaBelle, Aretha Franklin, Maya Angelou, Whitney Houston, Diana Ross, Mariah Carey, Chaka Khan, Beyonce, Rihanna, Ton Braxton. They need to end up in the same room like this. I’d pay to see it. lol Gems such as this are the reason …

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A Love Letter to Mama Retha’s Inauguration Hat

Because Aretha Franklin’s Inauguration hat was everything. Aretha: Mmhmm! You can’t tell me SH*T. I know you see me! Don’t hate. Appreciate. Dearest Ms. Franklin’s Hat, You came, you sang (on top of Re-Re’s head), and you conquered (the hearts of a WHOLE nation. Hell, a world). You somehow came …

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