Geography of Michigan

  1. Kid Rock Accepts NAACP Honor Amidst Protests Over Use of Confederate Flag

    May 02, 2011 7:34 AM EDT Grammy-nominated artist Kid Rock told nearly 10,000 people at the Detroit NAACP branch's annual fundraising dinner that his use of the Confederate flag during on-stage performances has nothing to do with how he feels about blacks. "I lov ...

  2. Detroit Symphony Orchestra Talks Break Down

    November 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST The first formal talks in two months between striking members of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and management of the financially struggling organization have failed to end the discord. Both sides issued releases saying management increased its to ...

  3. 'Local' Series To Spotlight Middle America

    January 21, 2009 12:00 AM EST Reissue label the Numero Group has announced the launch of a new series, Local Customs, which will highlight lost sounds of middle America from the sixties and seventies, Billboard.biz has learned. The label will also launch a vinyl-only imprint, ...

  4. Michigan Rapper MC Breed Dies

    November 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Michigan rapper MC Breed, who burst onto the national scene with the 1991 hit "Ain't No Future in Yo' Frontin'," has died at age 37. A Washtenaw County medical examiner's spokesman says Eric Breed was pronounced dead ...

  5. Lansing To Leave Paramount Next Year

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST After more than a decade running Paramount Pictures as chairman of its motion picture group, Sherry Lansing announced Nov. 2 that she plans to step down when her contract expires at the end of next ye (The Hollywood Reporter) -- After more than a ...