Aretha Franklin is set to retire in her hometown of Detroit and plans to open a nightclub in the city’s downtown.
The legendary soul singer told the Detroit Free Press that she is moving from her longtime home in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., to the city where she grew up.
"I'm cleaning house," she told the Free Press. "I'm going to be moving back into Detroit, and I'm just getting things ready for that. My granddaughter just went to college, so I'm spending time with my grandchildren, and I'm also readying the new CD."
She also wants to open a small club that she plans to call Aretha's. The 75-year-old says she'd like to sing at the club "from time to time" and host performers that are favorites of Detroit residents.
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