Aretha Franklin Dead at76

August 16, 2018
Herbie Hancock (unseen) and Aretha Franklin play at the International Jazz Day Concert on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington, DC, April 29, 2016. US President Barack Obama delivers remarks to introduce the event.

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Accordin to TMZ Aretha Franklin, known for monster hits like "Respect," and "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" ... passed away Thursday after a long battle with cancer.