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Franklin St subway platform (photo: @AmandaKwan)
Franklin St subway platform (photo: @AmandaKwan)
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Aretha Franklin memorialized with official NYC subway tributes

"We wanted to memorialize the outpouring of love from the community for Aretha Franklin," said an MTA spokesperson in a statement about the RESPECT signs at the Franklin Ave and Franklin St subway stations. "We agreed that 'respect' was a beautiful tribute and worthy message."

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Aretha Franklin’s funeral will be livestreamed, broadcast on TV

Aretha's funeral will include performances from Stevie Wonder, Ron Isley, Jennifer Hudson, Chaka Khan, Faith Hill, and more.

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tours announced: Tom Morello, Antibalas, JPEGMAFIA, Kweku Collins, more

Plus: Cardi B, Mark Kozelek, The The and more tour news.

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pics: Spike Lee’s 2018 Michael Jackson block party w/ Erykah Badu, more

Michael Jackson would've been 60 this Wednesday (8/29) and thousands of fans celebrated his musical legacy this past Saturday (8/25) in at Spike Lee's annual "Brooklyn Loves Michael Jackson Block Party" on Do The Right Thing Way in the Bed-Stuy neighborhood.

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Fox News inserts Patti LaBelle into Aretha Franklin tribute, apologizes.

”Our intention was to honor the icon using a secondary image of her performing with Patti LaBelle in the full screen graphic, but the image of Ms. Franklin was obscured in that process, which we deeply regret.”

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Barack & Michelle Obama share tribute to Aretha Franklin

”Aretha helped define the American experience”... ”She will forever be our Queen of Soul.”

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Carole King, Paul McCartney, Missy Elliott & more pay tribute to Aretha Franklin

We lost one of the all-time great voices in music today and the world has been paying tribute to Aretha Franklin since learning the sad news...

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Aretha Franklin, rest in peace

The Queen of Soul was 76.

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Franklin St. subway station in NYC turned into Aretha tribute

With the Queen of Soul currently seriously ill and under hospice care, some fan (fans?) took it upon themselves to turn the Franklin St. subway station in Tribeca into an Aretha Franklin tribute, with pasted lyrics and song titles on stairsteps and signage...

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Aretha Franklin tribute concert happening at Madison Square Garden

The concert is being presented by Clive Davis and happening this November.

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