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80s Star Anita Baker Wanted by Detroit Police

Anita Baker, star of the 80s hit “Sweet Love,” is a wanted woman in Detroit after failing to appear in court.


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Feb. 19: Smokey Robinson is Born & John Singleton Gets Academy Award Nod

On Feb. 19, singer William “Smokey” Robinson was born in Detroit, Mich and John Singleton became the first African-American director to be nominated for an Academy Award.


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Man Buys House Next to Ex-Wife; Puts Up Middle Finger Statue

A Detroit man, Alan Markovitz, decided to buy a house right next to his ex-wife and put up a huge middle finger statue aimed at her house.

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Beyonce Dedicates ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’ To Detroit After City Files For Bankruptcy

On July 20, Beyonce made a stop in Detroit, Michigan as part of her current world tour, The Mrs. Carter Show. It also just so happened to be two days after the city filed for bankruptcy.


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The Temptations’ Richard Street Dies At 70

Richard Street, a former member of The Temptations and Motown singer, died early Wednesday morning (Feb. 27) in a Las Vegas hospitcal of a pulmonary embolism, reports CBS Detroit. He was 70. Street served in […]


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Big Sean Makes Use Of Live Snake For Mixtape Announcement

Big Sean has announced that he will release a mixtape entitled “Detroit,” a nod to his beloved hometown.


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SMH!! Pastor Winans Robbed & Carjacked In Detroit

Really Detroit?! Robbing & carjacking a Pastor?! Pastor Winans that is!! This all happened in Detroit this afternoon at a gas station. Pastor Winans told the local news that he felt something was wrong when […]


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[Poll/Video] 14-Year-Old Boy From Detroit Shoots His Mother Dead 10 Times

Family members report that 14-year-old Joshua Smith shot and killed his mother, 36-year-old Tamiko Robinson, while she was asleep on the couch. His reason? Robinson was trying to keep him from participating in a gang.


Your Thoughts On Kid Rock Receiving NAACP Award In Detroit?

Photo: David Hogan/MP/Getty Images Grammy-nominated artist Kid Rock told nearly 10,000 people at the Detroit NAACP branch’s annual fund-raising dinner in Detroit that his use of the Confederate flag during on-stage performances has nothing to […]


Eminem Composes A Beautiful Video Letter to His Hometown Detroit

Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images The city of Detroit continues to go through hard times, but their hometown hero [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Eminem[/lastfm] is determined to help the city lift their spirits.  Watch this new video letter […]