Morning Soul: Don’t Want Me To See What You Doing To Me

  • Aretha Franklin announced she would take the month of June off, postponing additional shows, as she continues to undergo medical treatment for an undisclosed illness. [SB
  • On May 31st, The Roots will be honored at the dedication ceremony for a wall mural painting of the group at the West Communications Charter School in their hometown of Philadelphia. [MA]
  • Lawyers for Chris Lighty's family blasted the NYPD, saying the police haven't taken the investigation into the late hip-hop producer's death seriously. [NYP
  • Just cut a check: Concert promoter AEG requested a payment of $300,000 just weeks after Michael Jackson died to pay Conrad Murray, the former physician convicted with contributing to the singer's death. [NYDN

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