During an inaugural season that brought record high ratings, critical acclaim, and some heated debate about how minorities are portrayed on screen,“Empire” trotted out an impressive list of cameos. Juicy J, Snoop Dogg, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, and Gladys Knight were just a few of the stars to appear. At a recent press junket […]
Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) The Hitsville Museum 2648 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48208 When: April 14, 1960 What: Originally founded by Berry Gordy, Jr., “Hitsville” became one of the first black-owned record labels. With its iconic artists and songwriters like Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, The Supremes and The Jackson 5, […]
One of the legendary architects of the Motown sound, Smokey Robins, addressed the eager crowd at South By Southwest In Texas and tells a hilarious story about the beginning of show business.