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Society Confidential: R&B Hall of Fame Music Awards

rbhof-001Chuck Bennett The Detroit News 6:53 p.m. EDT August 25, 2016 Rocking at the R&B Hall of Fame Music Awards There was so much to take in at the R&B Hall of Fame Music Awards on Sunday night at the Ford Performing Arts Theater in Dearborn. Here are some tidbits: ■This year’s honorees included Prince, Bobby Brown, Smokey Robinson, Bettye LaVette, Rena Scott, Dionne Warwick and Cathy Hughes from Radio One. ■ The program was hosted by Mary Wilson of the Supremes, who was fiercely elegant and beautiful, changing clothes twice during the program from a stunning off-the-shoulder red gown to Read More...


    Proving that age 70 (and beyond) can be SPECTACULAR, PULSEBEAT.TV’s Greg Dunmore had the honor of speaking with Bettye LaVette (age 70, ) Mary Wilson (age 72) and Dionne Warwick (age 75) at the 2016 Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame Awards!!! These three legendary ladies still SPARKLE, perhaps even more so today than

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  • The godfather of rhythm and blues

    Ioannis Alexandres Veliotes, better known to popular music history as Johnny Otis, was a seminal influence on American R&B and rock and roll 31 Aug 2016 CON PAGONIS Did you ever see the 2008 music bio-pic Cadillac Records, written and directed by Darnell Martin? Set in Chicago, it tells the story of the seminal ‘race

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  • TVOne Cathy Hughes
    The 2016 R&B Music Hall of Fame Award Inductees Are…

    We’re less than 2 months away from the 4th Annual Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame ceremony that is scheduled for August 21st just outside of Detroit Michigan. The event will be held at the city of Dearborn’s Ford Performing Arts Theater and the list of inductees is very impressive. Some of this year’s

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  • If we build it, they will come

    By Keith A. Owens Despite major support from city leaders and others, Lamont Robinson still can’t attract investment to build Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame Yes, Lamont Robinson is on a mission, but understand that Lamont Robinson takes his mission a bit more seriously than most. Understand that Robinson is the sort who simply

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