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Detroit freeway could be renamed for Aretha Franklin

DETROIT (AP) — Officials in Detroit are considering another way to remember legendary Motown singer Aretha Franklin.
Detroit Democratic Rep. Fred Durhal III has proposed renaming a portion of M-10 for the Queen of Soul. The stretch would be from 8 Mile to Interstate 94.
Franklin died in August at age 76 after battling pancreatic cancer.
The road is now known by various names such as Lodge Freeway for a former Detroit mayor. Durhal says the section is near Franklin’s father’s church.
The measure has 80 co-sponsors and could be heard before the legislature adjourns its two-year session late this year.
The Detroit City Council acted last year to name a downtown street for Franklin and recently approved memorializing her in a city park .

Drake Comments On NJ Twork’s Most Disrespectful Rap Battle
Friday October 05, 2018

Drake seems to pay close attention to things outside of mainstream music charts, competition and currency. Back in 2015, Murda Mook taunted hip-hop’s biggest superstar to step into the world of battle rap. Drake made a cameo on SMACK URL’s “Night of Main Events 5 in 2015 to address the possible Murda Mook battle. When asked […]

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HipHopDX Drops $3 Million Defamation Lawsuit Against 50 Cent Over “Fake News” Claim
Tuesday October 16, 2018

According to confirmed reports, Cheri Media, publisher of rap news website HipHopDX, has dropped its $3 million defamation claim against 50 Cent. Cheri Media sued 50 in July after the rapper and actor called HipHopDX “fake news” and “a bogus news outlet that does not check its facts” on Instagram. 50 Cent posted the comments […]

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