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Aretha Franklin 'screamed at by fast-food employee'

Source: Celebrity Balla | Jul 26 2014, 5:14pm CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Aretha Franklin 'screamed at by fast-food employee'
A fast food worker reportedly ''screamed'' at Aretha Franklin in Canada this week and the singer slammed the employee as ''very rude, unprofessional and nasty''.
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Patti LaBelle Allegedly Ordered Bodyguard to Beat Cadet, Who Now Says He Suffered Brain Damage in Incident

Sep 17 2014 8:48am CDT | Source: Fresh 102.7

By Shannon Carlin Patti LaBelle did not really punch Aretha Franklin earlier this year, but new reports of LaBelle ordering her bodyguard to beat up a West Point cadet may actually be true. According to the Associated Press (via Billboard), a lawyer for the now ex-cadet Richard King alleges that LaBelle’s bodyguard beat him up outside the Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston in March 2011 as he waited for a ride home from his family. The beating ...
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Music Mogul Clive Davis -- Named 'Other Man' in Adultery Divorce

Sep 10 2014 4:45pm CDT | Source: TMZ

Clive Davis -- the music exec responsible for the careers of Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson and many others -- has been dragged into a bitter divorce, accused by the husband of banging his fa ...
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Sep 7 2014 10:03pm CDT | Source: WNYC Music

Asked to define the essential sound of classic country music, a fan might adjust the dictum Duke Ellington and lyricist Irving Mills once applied to jazz: "It don't mean a thang if it ain't got that twang." But twang — the instrumental equivalent of a Southern accent, a sweet-and-sour take on the modal approach of the blues — is only the start when it comes to an ambitious country player's palate. As it developed, country ...
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Aug 19 2014 8:34am CDT | Source: WNYC Music

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Music Week Presents: Andriah Arrindell

Aug 18 2014 4:00am CDT | Source: Music Week

East-London based soul-pop singer/songwriter Andriah Arrindell is due to release her debut album entitled Time To Shine early next month which was co-written and produced by popular underground afrobeat and dance producer Whytepatch. The title-track on the album has had national radio support and was recently debuted on BBC introducing, receiving positive feedback across the UK. No stranger to the music scene, Andriah has already been featured on Whytepa ...
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'Tapping In: The Happiest People & Places on Earth' Creator Talks Inspirations

Aug 17 2014 11:00pm CDT | Source: Philadelphia Style

Linda Swain combines work and wanderlust for a new international travel series that starts in Philadelphia. Linda Swain hosts the parenting show Moms on the Move and is launching a new pilot, Tapping In: The Happiest People & Places on Earth, this August. Linda Swain has set foot in more than 50 countries. She’s photographed rhinos in Zimbabwe, ridden a 150-year-old tortoise in Kenya, and scuba dived Fiji’s Great White Wall. “I’ve pretty much danced with everyone around the w ...
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Who's The Boss? Sinead O'Connor Has A New Answer

Aug 10 2014 4:16am CDT | Source: WNYC Music

Sinead O'Connor self-produced her first album, The Lion and The Cobra, when she was 20 years old and seven months pregnant. At 47, on the eve of releasing her 10th studio album, many things about the Irish singer haven't changed. She still has the shaved head and the mournful eyes, and she remains outspoken about her political views, from the Catholic church to child abuse to war. The new I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss is a collection of love songs — but in O'Con ...
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Aretha Franklin Denied A Seat By “Unprofessional and Nasty” Johnny Rockets Employee

Jul 28 2014 10:26am CDT | Source: All HipHop

(AllHipHop News) Aretha Franklin is a legendary soul singer for over 50 years, but that does not necessarily mean everyone knows that. Franklin released a statement recently deriding Johnny Rockets for an employees denial of seating Franklin due to a technicality. Last Tuesday (July 22nd), Aretha Franklin performed a sold out show at Artpark Outdoor Amphitheater inSt, Lewiston, NY as apart of First Niagara Bank’s Tuesdays In The Park.  According to Franklin’s statement, ...
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