Music Legend Smokey Robinson Sit Down With The Breakfast Club To Discuss Motown Records, Segregation, And Much More !!
|Music Legend Smokey Robinson Sit Down With The Breakfast|
Club To Discuss Motown Records, Segregation, And Much More !!
He let us know what it was like to play shows in the south during the high point of segregation, how Berry Gordy founded Motown records and started a musical revolution, how's he's managed to maintain his looks at 76 years old and so much more...
|Smokey Robinson And The Breakfast Club|
They used to have battles and would bring people in off the street to see which songs they liked best
before they released them.
He has known Diana Ross since she was 7 and has known Aretha Franklin since he was 8.
Speaking about the days of segregation, Smokey explained how they couldn’t use the bathrooms when they went down south, they were shot at, couldn’t stay in hotels.
He recently discovered that his father ran away from home when he was 12 after stabbing a white boy while defending himself. Unfortunately, he doesn’t know any of his father’s family.
Smokey shared his views on music today, and what and who he listens to. He revealed that he has spoke with Nelly about doing something together, he recently worked with Pharrell on a song for a movie, but it didn’t make the cut.