In a shocking (but not surprising) report by Rolling Stone, the Federal Bureau of Investigation collected information about Aretha Franklin using false phone calls, surveillance, infiltration, and staged sources for a whole 40 years. The investigation took place from 1967 to 2007 under the premise that Aretha was tied to “Black extremists” during her time […]

The Philly Pops is presenting Aretha: RESPECT with Conductor Byron Stripling. The world renowned conductor is in the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection promoting the show going down Friday February 14th through Sunday February 16th. Stripling chats with Dyana Williams about the shows performers and how he loves the musical spirit of Philadelphia. […]

Lisa Cortes is producing a documentary about the legendary Apollo Theatre in Harlem. The documentary airs tonight on HBO at 9pm

Freddie Jackson joined Afternoon Delight as our first ever Co-Host. The legendary platinum-selling R&B artist ran off his Lockdown 7. Check it out to see if any of your favorites made his list.

In his interview with Dyana Williams, Lenny Williams ran off a list of seven albums he could not live without. The legendary musician told the ‘Afternoon Delight’ host his 7 albums and provided further insight into memories he has of the artists he listed. Marvin Gaye, Al Green, and Aretha Franklin are just three artists […]

Aretha Franklin is still getting R-E-S-P-E-C-T after death: The Queen of Soul received the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation honor yesterday, becoming the first individual woman to earn a special citation prize since the honor was first awarded in 1930. The Pulitzer board said the award was given to Franklin for her indelible contribution to American […]