The Renaissance High School graduate is a background vocalist for recording artist KEM.
Anna Gordy Gaye, former wife of the late Marvin Gaye and sister of Motown founder Berry Gordy, Jr, has died at her Los Angeles home.
Two of the late Marvin Gaye’s children have countersued Robin Thicke and his collaborators on the hit “Blurred Lines” for copyright infringement.
She didn’t sing or write songs, but those associated with Motown say Maxine Powell was essential.
“I think that is something this city needs right now …”
She didn’t sing a note or write lyrics, but Smokey Robinson contends that Maxine Powell was essential to Motown Records’ operation.
While Motown was Detroit’s music staple, The Wrecking Crew was the West Coast’s best kept music secret.
Frank Woodman was born and raised in New Haven, Connecticut – but today, he calls himself “Detroit Proud.” Frank moved to Metro Detroit in 1976 with his mother. He remembers getting off the train at the glorious Michigan Central train station in Corktown waiting for his grandmother to pick them up. “I always try to imagine the hustle and bustle of travelers back in the day,” says Frank.
“The role was made for me, it was written for me, and this is my part,” says Jawan Jackson.
A star commemorating Motown’s studio band the Funk Brothers has been unveiled in the sidewalk on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.