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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.

03/21/2014

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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.

02/19/2014

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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.

07/31/2013

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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 […]

02/28/2013

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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.

08/21/2012

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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 […]

05/16/2012

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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.

02/29/2012

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 […]

05/02/2011

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 […]

03/11/2011

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