Celebrities 16.8.2018 04:04 pm

Legendary ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin dies at 76

The late soul and R&B icon, a musical prodigy who went on to become one of the world’s greatest ever vocalists, stands above her peers as a true legend even at a time when the term is overused.

Aretha Franklin has passed away at 76, after losing her battle against grave illness.

Legendary ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin dies at 76
Legendary ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin dies at 76

Legendary ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin dies at 76

The late soul and R&B icon, a musical prodigy who went on to become one of the world’s greatest ever vocalists, stands above her peers as a true legend even at a time when the term is overused.

Rapper Blaklez demands answers in new song ‘Who Killed Senzo?’
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Rapper Blaklez demands answers in new song ‘Who Killed Senzo?’

The rapper vents his frustrations about the fact that the Bafana Bafana goalkeeper’s death has yet to be solved.
DJ Sbu accused of trying to spin ProKid’s death into a money maker
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DJ Sbu accused of trying to spin ProKid’s death into a money maker

The DJ and businessman has been accused of being ‘opportunistic’ and attempting to ‘capitalise’ on the death of his record label’s former artist.
Drugs behind Demi Lovato’s overdose revealed
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Drugs behind Demi Lovato’s overdose revealed

The singer had reportedly been in contact with the drug dealer since April.
Artists, fans to remember ProKid in Johannesburg
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Artists, fans to remember ProKid in Johannesburg

Gauteng government has offered to assist the artist’s family to give him a fitting send-off.
Thando Thabethe reflects on her broken engagement
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Thando Thabethe reflects on her broken engagement

It has been reported that the media personality’s fiancé cheated on her with multiple women.
Bonang Matheba confirms she has a new man in her life
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Bonang Matheba confirms she has a new man in her life

The media personality appears to have found love again after her highly publicised breakup eight months ago.
L’vovo says government neglects artists such as ProKid until they die broke
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L’vovo says government neglects artists such as ProKid until they die broke

The kwaito hit maker says local artists are broke because they are not supported by the government, which splashes money on ‘Beyoncé and Drake’ instead.
SA’s biggest TV show, Uzalo, could be pulled off air
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SA’s biggest TV show, Uzalo, could be pulled off air

The popular soapie, which has nearly 10 million viewers, is reportedly failing to pay actors and producers.
DJ Zinhle’s hilarious comeback to viral photo of her hugging AKA
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DJ Zinhle’s hilarious comeback to viral photo of her hugging AKA

Fans are hoping the former lovers will rekindle their romance, get married and have another baby.
‘Vikings’ star Travis Fimmel to attend Comic Con Africa
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‘Vikings’ star Travis Fimmel to attend Comic Con Africa

The actor joins the event after ‘Game of Thrones’ star Jason Momoa withdrew his participation.
Sbahle’s father says she is on the mend in hospital
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Sbahle’s father says she is on the mend in hospital

Sbu Mpisane says that his daughter is still on life support as a precaution.
Will Idris Elba be the first black Bond? His cryptic tweets provide no answers
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Will Idris Elba be the first black Bond? His cryptic tweets provide no answers

Bond producer Barbara Broccoli says it’s time to ‘bring some diversity to the main role’.
Sbahle Mpisane back on life support after surgery
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Sbahle Mpisane back on life support after surgery

Sbahle Mpisane’s family are praying that she pulls through after horror car crash.
Brickz heads back to jail
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Brickz heads back to jail

The kwaito star has lost his appeal against a 15-year prison sentence for rape.
Sbahle Mpisane crashed BMW in boyfriend Khune’s name
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Sbahle Mpisane crashed BMW in boyfriend Khune’s name

The fitness bunnie was reportedly driving way too fast when she crashed and almost burnt to death.
ProKid was allegedly abusing drugs heavily before he died
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ProKid was allegedly abusing drugs heavily before he died

The late rapper’s mistress, however, has said he’d been suffering from ill health and depression, but said nothing about drugs.
Somizi refers to Bonang as ‘the mediocre one’
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Somizi refers to Bonang as ‘the mediocre one’

The choreographer has ‘spilled the tea’, as promised, on his former friend – but people are kind of over it.
Kenny Kunene doesn’t believe in girls’ night out. ‘Someone else might provide the sushi’
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Kenny Kunene doesn’t believe in girls’ night out. ‘Someone else might provide the sushi’

The Sushi King says he does not support the idea of ‘girl trips’ because of all the ‘predators out there.
Fans relive ProKid’s epic rap battles
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Fans relive ProKid’s epic rap battles

Fans are taking to social media to share their best ProKid moments, with many highlighting two of his most famous rap battles.
Bafana star Khune thanks SA for prayers for Sbahle Mpisane after horror crash
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Bafana star Khune thanks SA for prayers for Sbahle Mpisane after horror crash

The fitness expert and TV star’s car rolled in a terrible crash in Durban in the early hours of this morning.
Bonang Matheba tells Jackie Phamotse to ‘f**k off’
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Bonang Matheba tells Jackie Phamotse to ‘f**k off’

Jackie Phamotse appears not to have realised Matheba happens to be very close friends with Basetsana Kumalo.
ProKid among the most influential hip-hop artist of his generation – Mthethwa
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ProKid among the most influential hip-hop artist of his generation – Mthethwa

The untimely death of Linda Mkhize is still sending shockwaves through the music industry.
Women’s conference organisers say they’ve paid Taraji P Henson
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Women’s conference organisers say they’ve paid Taraji P Henson

The popular US actress shocked SA when she tweeted that she knew nothing about her publicised attendance at an event in Sandton.
Tributes pour in for ProKid after death at 37
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Tributes pour in for ProKid after death at 37

The multiple award-winning artist fondly called the Number One Soweto Boy died in a seizure on Wednesday night.

 

 

 

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