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Eddie Levert Joins Stevie Wonder In Florida Boycott

25th July 2013

Soul veteran Eddie Levert is standing united with Stevie Wonder by vowing to boycott Florida until a controversial self-defence law is overturned following the controversial acquittal in the Trayvon Martin murder case.The Superstition icon declared...

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Fascinating Fact 12109

22nd September 2011

Eddie Levert's R&B group The O'Jays were recognised with a lifetime achievement award at an event hosted by officials from research and education organisation The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation on Wednesday (21Sep11). The Annual Celebration...

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The Things They Say 19617

27th December 2010

"There are a lot of black people who swore by her and believed in her, as far as her music was concerned." The O'JAYS founder EDDIE LEVERT remembers late R&B star TEENA MARIE, who died...

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Sean Levert Dies

31st March 2008

Legendary soul/funk singer EDDIE LEVERT is mourning the loss of his son SEAN, who died after collapsing in a Cleveland, Ohio jail on Sunday (30Mar08). Sean, who was a member of 1980s group LeVert, was...

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Blow + Levert Join Mourners At 'N' Word Funeral

9th July 2007

Hip-hop legend KURTIS BLOW and R+B singer EDDIE LEVERT were among the mourners who laid the offensive word "n**ger" to rest in Detroit, Michigan on Monday (09Jul07). The pallbearing stars were joined by dignitaries including...

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Levert Still Fighting The Flab From His Sickbed

28th January 2006

Smooth soul star GERALD LEVERT has turned his torn achilles injury into a positive after using his recovery period to shed the pounds. The bulky CASANOVA singer ironically tore his tendon while he was...

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Levert Bounces Back With Duets Album

20th September 2005

R+B star GERARD LEVERT is set to bounce back from his legal troubles by releasing an album of classic duets. The singer, who was arrested for fighting with cops in February (05) during a...

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Eddie And Gerald Levert To Tour Together

12th November 2004

O'JAYS founder EDDIE LEVERT is set to share the stage with his son GERALD for the first time in eight years in a new tour. The soul-singing relatives' 32-city FATHER/SON tour of North America...

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O'jays Try To Stop Release Of 'Rejects' Album

16th August 2004

Soul veterans THE O'JAYS have gone to court to recover royalties from their record company and continue their fight to block an album of unreleased songs the group considers "rejects". EDDIE LEVERT and WALTER...

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Aretha's Tribute Demands

27th October 2003

ARETHA FRANKLIN ensured she knew everything which took place before her recent BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION (BET) tribute - by ordering organisers not to spring any surprises. The soul legend wanted to know exactly who...

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