Smokey Robinson

Smokey Robinson Slams Critics of Jennifer Lopez's Motown Tribute for 'Trying to Set Us Back 100 Years'

"So now you're gonna try to diminish the scope of Motown and narrow it down to just music for black people... Well, you're trying to set us back a hundred years," Robinson passionately wrote
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Smokey Robinson Defends Jennifer Lopez’s Grammys 2019 Motown Tribute Amid Twitter Criticism

"Anyone who is upset is stupid," Robinson told Variety of complaints that the Grammys' Motown Records tribute should've included only black artists
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Motown Legends Smokey Robinson and Otis Williams Visit New Bio Musical Based on The Temptations

Smokey Robinson, original Temptations member Otis Williams, and longtime Temptations manager Shelly Berger made a visit to the upcoming Broadway musical based on the Motown hitmakers
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Michael Bolton Reveals Why Detroit Was the Perfect Place to Film His Documentary

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Smokey Robinson's Advice to Justin Bieber: Remember Your Young Fans

"His image, and what he does, has influence on a lot of young people," Robinson tells PEOPLE