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Visit Aretha Franklin’s home during the Motown Era.
19346 Sorrento St. Detroit, Michigan
The Warehouse (or the “House”) was a nightclub established in Chicago, Illinois it is most famous for being what many consider to be the birthplace “house music” under its first musical director, DJ Frankie Knuckles.
206 South Jefferson Street Chicago, IL 60661
GarWood Mansion – A 60’s Counterculture Hub and Musical RefugeGrayhaven Island, The end of Keelson Dr. Detroit, Michigan
Detroit’s historical and utopian Garwood Mansion was a homebase and creative haven during the mid 70’s.
Grayhaven island, Detroit, Michigan
The origins of Samba schools began in the neighborhood of Estacio in Rio De Janeiro, which is regarded as the “Cradle of Samba”.
195 Av. Salvador de Sá Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro
In Summer 2012, a street was dedicated to J Dilla. It is called “Allée Jay Dee”. and it is located in the city of Montpellier, France.
Rue Ray Charles Montpellier, Occitanie
J Dilla was born in Detroit and lived his first few years in this building where his uncle Hermans’s donut shop, Dilla’s Delights, is now located.
242 John R Street, Detroit, Michigan, 48226
Tribe Called Quest’s Get a Mural in Queens And A Street Named in Honor of Phife Dawg after his Passing
On Saturday, November 19th, 2016, the corner of 192nd St and Linden Blvd in St. Albans, Queens, NY was dedicated as Malik ‘Phife Dawg’ Taylor Way in memory of the member of rap group A Tribe Called Quest who died in March of 2016 as a result of complications from diabetes. Shortly after his passing a small group of men took it upon themselves to dedicate a mural and a street they loved and immortalized in song, in his honor.
192nd St and Linden Blvd in St. Albans, Queens, NY
Gold Star Recording Studios was a trailblazing studio that changed the course of modern music through technology and hosting pioneering producers.
6252 Santa Monica Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90038
Jimmie Rodgers, was known as the Singing Brakeman and also as America’s Blue Yodeler, was the first performer inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
1700-1762 Jimmie Rogers Memorial Dr, Meridian, MS 39307
Learn more about the Bristol Sessions and how Bristol, Tennessee became known as the “Birthplace of Country Music”.
101 Country Music Way Bristol, VA 24201
Greene St Recording Studios Was Key To The Hip Hop Landscape In The 90sGreene St Recording Studio Was Legendary
Learn more about Greene St. Recording Studios and it role in recording the golden years of NY hip hop in the 90’s
112 Greene Street, ny, ny
The influential “Brill Building Sound” and the style of popular songwriting and recording created by its writers and producers defined 60’s popular music.
1619 Broadway, ny, ny 10019