- MAA NEWSLETTER BOBBY SMITH OF THE SPINNERS DEAD AT 76, FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS ... reported by Key of Gee Services for Bobby Smith are as follows: Monday,Message 1 of 1 , Mar 20 8:27 PMView Source
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BOBBY SMITH OF THE SPINNERS DEAD AT 76, FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS
reported by Key of Gee
Services for Bobby Smith are as follows:
Monday, March 25 Family hour 10 a.m. / funeral services
11 a.m. St. Stephen A.M.E. Church
6000 Stanford St., Detroit, MI
Vistation - Sunday, March 24 3 to 7pm
Swanson's Funeral Home
14751 West McNichols Rd. Det. MI
FUNK BROTHERS HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME CEREMONY THIS COMING THURSDAY
FANS WILL BE “DANCING IN THE STREET” WHEN THE FUNK BROTHERS ARE HONORED WITH A STAR ON THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME
Motown Musician’s Star Will Be Next To The Stars Of Famed Musicians Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk and Herbie Hancock
WHO: The Funk Brothers: Jack Ashford, Joe Messina and Eddie Willis
Emcee: Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, President/CEO Leron Gubler
Guest speakers: Ray Parker Jr. and special guest
WHAT: 2,493rd Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the Category of Recording
WHERE: 7065 Hollywood Boulevard at Sycamore Ave. across the street from Live Nation
WHEN: Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 11:30 a.m.
Star ceremony will be live streamed on www.walkoffame.com
CHIRP RECORD FAIR COMING
FUND RAISING EVENT FOR THE GWEN GORDY FUQUA FUND AT BERTS IN DETROIT THIS FRIDAY
THE CONTOURS WITH JOE BILLINGSLEA PERFORMING
RADIOFACTS REPORTS: NEYO SIGNS SONNA RELE TO UNIVERSAL MOTOWN RECORDS
See the original articl at: http://www.radiofacts.com/ne-yo-signs-sonna-rele-to-universal-motown-records/?utm_source=fsd&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Wed+6%2C+2013
INACCORD: THE SPINET
UNIVERSAL ATTRACTIONS TALENT BOOKING AGENCY IS BOOKING: LiL' Kim
Universal Attractions Agency
135 West 26th Street - 12th Floor - New York , NY 10001
Phone: 212.582.7575 - Fax: 212.333.4508
Jesse L. Martin As Marvin Gaye: Actor Replaces Lenny Kravitz In 'Sexual Healing'
reported by: Huffington Post
Lenny Kravitz will not play Marvin Gaye in "Sexual Healing," an upcoming biopic. Deadline.com reports Jesse L. Martin will fill in for Kravitz, a surprising development given that Martin was actually originally cast in the film when it was to be produced by James Gandolfini.
Marvin Gaye III (the singer's son) had previously expressed grave reservations about Kravitz portraying the Motown legend, going so far as to slam the entire project as "shameful."
Kravitz was first cast in Julien Temple's take on a portion of Gaye's life in November. Temple remains on the project.
Read the complete story by clicking here: http://www.huffingtonpost.
From ABCNEWS: Was Lil' Wayne 'Sippin Syrup'? Rapper's Hospitalization Puts Spotlight on 'Drank'
By LAUREN EFFRON (twitter @ LEffron831) and KEVIN DOLAK (Twitter @ kdolak) - (ABC News)
A dangerous mix of prescription-strength codeine and sugary soda that has been a popular drug in the southern rap community for decades -- and has caused numerous deaths -- could spread to a younger generation through social media, according to a professor of behavioral sciences at the University of Texas.
After a health scare landed multi-platinum rapper Lil' Wayne in a Los Angeles hospital last week and prompted rumors of his death, a spotlight has been placed on the dangerous recreational narcotic drink Wayne and other rappers have sung about.
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MOTOWN SINGERS PRAISES ON PALM SUNDAY GOSPEL CONCERT
NEW MOTOWN ARTIST ARE UNDERWAY
The Motown Alumni Association is going to work on helping to promote and follow the careers of the new and upcoming. The 21st century Motown artists will get as much press as any artist existing. The MAA has world coverage and we appreciate the new and vetrain Motown stars. The following artist are on the RADAR!
NEW MOTOWN ARTIST: SONNA RELE
NEW MOTOWN ARTIST: B.J. THE CHICAGO KID
NEW MOTOWN ARTIST: STACY BARTHE
NEW MOTOWN ARTISTS: MPRYNT
NEW MOTOWN ARTIST: CHRISETTE MICHELE
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