Follow Majic 94.5 On Twitter: Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson has completed filming her role as Aretha Franklin in ‘Respect,’ the biographical film based on the late legend’s life. J-Hud had some words to say after what was, for her, the finalization of a powerful film. One of the film’s producers, Harvey Mason Jr., spent countless […]

Follow Majic 94.5 On Twitter: Jennifer Hudson shines as Aretha Franklin in biopic. J-Hud steps into the role of the Queen of Soul for her next big screen adventure ‘RESPECT.’ The Oscar and Grammy winner was handpicked by the legend to play her prior to her passing in 2018. ‘Respect’ is set for release in […]

Follow Majic 94.5 On Twitter: ‘Respect’, the  Aretha Franklin biopic that will star Jennifer Hudson has just added Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, and Mary J. Blige to the cast. The Biopic will follow the rise of Aretha’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom. Production begins Nov. 1. […]

Follow Majic 94.5 On Twitter: Former President Barack Obama has made a formal request for the ‘Queen of Soul’s’ Inauguration hat. It’s hard to believe it’s been just over a year since the world lost the voice and unforgettable presence of Aretha Franklin. But as the battle over the diva’s estate heats up, there’s a […]

Follow Majic 94.5 On Twitter: Aretha Franklin is getting some more R-E-S-P-E-C-T even in death. The Queen of Soul will received the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation honor. Aretha will become the first woman to earn this honor. The Pulitzer board award is for “her indelible contribution to American music and culture for more than five […]

Follow Majic 94.5 On Twitter: Over the weekend artists were announced who are set to honor Aretha Franklin with tribute event hosted by Tyler Perry. ‘Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul’ will take place in Los Angeles on Sunday, January 13 and air later in the new year. Now on fans are […]

Follow Majic 94.5 On Twitter: Tyler Perry will host a tribute special for Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin set to air later next year on CBS. The special will feature songs from Aretha’s legendary career and performances by Yolanda Adams, Shirley Caesar, Kelly Clarkson, Common, Celine Dion, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Patti LaBelle […]

During yesterday’s funeral for legendary singer Aretha Franklin, it wasn’t the latest model hearse that carried her body around the city of Detroit. Check out this article from CNN about the historic automobile, and other greats whose funerals involved it as well… Follow Majic 94.5 On Twitter: Sign Up For Our Newsletter! The Latest:

Follow Majic 94.5 On Twitter: Aretha Franklin’s casket arrived for a public viewing today in Detroit where the Queen of Soul will lie in state for two days. Long lines for her viewing have already starting to form and have stretched around the block of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. Her […]

The internet is going IN on Madonna this morning after her odd speech during a tribute to Aretha Franklin at last nights MTV VMAs. Somehow she began rambling about how her own career started and things got weird. Bless her heart, I don’t think she meant any harm. Twitter may disagree with me on that […]