Legendary End!

Aretha Franklin, RIP — Queen Of Soul Dead At 76 Years Old

Legendary diva died as tribute concert was being planned

Aretha Franklin — who won 18 Grammys as a legendary R&B singer and songwriter — has passed away from pancreatic cancer at her Detroit home at the age of 76. The pop diva was born in Memphis, but helped to turn the Motor City into a musical hotbed after moving there with her pastor father as a young woman. As covered by The National ENQUIRER, friends began to fear the worst when Aretha announced in Aug. 2017 that she was planning to return to Detroit in retirement. The megastar spoke of launching a food empire and performing at her own nightclub in the city, but both fans and friends were convinced she’d actually returned home to die. The Queen of Soul even had to struggle to finish her farewell concert tour, after canceling multiple dates — and often having to leave the stage during some shows…