Tag: Detroit

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Michael Moore Expresses Disappointment in President Obama

In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, acclaimed filmmaker, Michael Moore took a shot at President Obama. Michael Moore, who was actually a Obama supporter expressed his disappointment in the President as he said, “Detroit would stand a better chance…

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Kem Reaches New Heights

As soon as KEM’s fourth full-length album Promise to Love [Motown Records] became available on August 25th, it clinched number one on the iTunes Top R&B Albums Chart and the Amazon R&B Soul Chart. Moreover, the record soared to the…

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Owner of the Detroit Lions, William Clay Ford Dies

Radio Facts is sad to report the death of the owner of the Detroit Lions, William Clay For. Ford died from pneumonia at the age of 88. William Clay Ford truly represented the last of legacy as the last surviving…

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Jackson, MS Mayor Chokweo Lumumba Dies

Radio Facts is sad to report that Jackson Mayor Chokweo Lumumba has died. The details are sketchy at this point but Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart has confirmed his death. Lumumba was Mayor of Jackson, Mississippi. Lumumba was born…

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Radio Icon, Angelo B. Henderson Dies

Radio Facts is sad to report the passing of Detroit radio icon, Angelo B. Henderson. The Pulitzer Prize winning reporter died early Saturday at his Pontiac home. He was 51 years go age at time of his death. As for now…

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MA$E Says He Wanted to Hit J Cole But…

MA$E stops in Detroit to interview with Control Detroit’s own Bijou Star. During this interview he speaks about seeing J. Cole & almost smacking him, being the only artist that has gotten paid from Diddy, he also speaks on his…

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SOUL TRAIN EFFECT TOUR RELEASES WASHINGTON, D.C. VIDEO

In anticipation of the upcoming SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2013, CENTRIC, a BET Network, has kicked off the Soul Train Effect Tour (#soultraineffect). Throughout November, CENTRIC’s Soul Train video team is taking over top clubs in six east coast cities and…

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GUEST POST: Michigan GOP Still Trying to Rebrand

During the 2012 campaign, former Michigan GOP Chair Ron Weiser  (pictured) – who at the time was national finance chair for the Republican National Committee – told a tea party meeting that voters in Detroit are picked up at “pool…

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Justin Timberlake Extends The 20/20 Experience World Tour

Following an epic world tour kickoff in Brooklyn, Justin Timberlake announced today The 20/20 Experience World Tour will add twelve new dates in North America. After dominating the global charts in 2013 with the releases of The 20/20 Experience, and The…

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Thinking about Moving? Most Dangerous Cities 2013

Unfortunately we should expect that most of these cities have major economic problems and unemployment. While this may be indicitive of most cities the statistical breakdown make these cities the MOST Dangerous based on crime rates per residents.

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The GRAMMY Museum To Honor Berry Gordy And Smokey Robinson

Motown founder Berry Gordy and grammy winner Smokey Robinson will be honored with The grammy Museum’s first-ever Architects of Sound Award, it was announced today by Bob Santelli, executive director of the Museum. Proceeds from the inaugural grammy Museum benefit…

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Motown’s Queen of Etiquette, Maxine Powell Dies at 98

Maxine Powell, who is known for smoothing out the rough edges of Motown’s diamonds in the rough and turning them into polished jewels,  died this morning at Providence Hospital in Southfield. She was 98. Born in Texarkana, Texas, and raised…