Aretha Franklin – Queen of Soul (1942-2018)

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has passed away aged 76.

The singer had been battling pancreatic cancer and weighed just 86 pounds when she passed away at her home in Detroit surrounded by family and friends.

Her family released a statement, saying:

“In one of the darkest moments of our lives, we are not able to find the appropriate words to express the pain in our heart. We have lost the matriarch and rock of our family.”



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