Tag Archives: freedom

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Derek Luke

    Jul 28, 15 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    This column by Trevor Brookins was inspired by our story about actor Derek Luke: ‘Derek Luke Slams Instagram Trolls; Defends Interracial Marriage.” *I happen to be happily married but… If I wasn’t married I’m not sure where I’d go to find a date. On the one hand I’d like to say I would find happiness […]

  • Akon to Release 5 Albums in 5 Different Genres in 2015

    Jan 5, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Just when you began to ask yourself whatever happened to Akon, he’s back. The singer has announced plans for a multi-genre project, entitled “Stadium,” which will be comprised of five albums, each in a different style – pop, Euro, Island, World and Urban – released over the course of the next 12 months. He tweeted: […]

  • Richie Havens’ Ashes Scattered at Woodstock Site

    Aug 19, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *The ashes of musician Richie Havens were scattered from a plane across the site of Woodstock during a ceremony on Sunday (Aug. 18). According to The Associated Press, 3o family members were present at the memorial, which also drew a crowd of about 1,000. Havens was the first act to perform at the 1969 concert […]

  • Richie Havens Tribute Set at Woodstock Site

    Aug 7, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *The ashes of Richie Havens will be scattered across the site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival on the anniversary of the final day of the concert he opened with a nearly three-hour performance, reports the Associated Press Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, the music venue built on the Woodstock site in New York’s Sullivan […]

  • Folk Legend Richie Havens Dies at 72

    Apr 23, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Famed folk singer Richie Havens, the opening act at the 1969 Woodstock music festival, died Monday of a sudden heart attack, his publicist said. He was 72. Havens, who retired three years ago, toured for more than 30 years and recorded 30 albums. He once told Billboard that his breakthrough at Woodstock came after another […]

  • Nicki Minaj Gives Fans a Taste of ‘Freedom’ (Listen)

    Nov 5, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Nicki Minaj just dropped a teaser for “Freedom,” a track from her upcoming album “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded – The Re-Up,” due Nov. 19. “Freedom” appears to be a career retrospective for the performer. She raps, “They’ll never thank me for opening doors / But they ain’t even thank jesus when he died on the […]