Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, left behind a musical legacy that cannot be denied. Her voice and songs not only defined soul and R&B music, but became the building blocks from which rap and hip hop were built, and created a template for so many young, Black female artists who would follow her, from Whitney Houston to Mariah Carey to Ella Mai.
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