What’s Aretha Franklin have to do with Dallas? David Ritz. That’s what. He’s a Dallas guy, though he no longer lives here. Over the years, he has written a bunch of stuff for D Magazine. His most recent stories for us are here and here. David ghosted Franklin’s autobiography and then wrote his own biography of the woman. You should take the time to read this Rolling Stone piece he just published about his relationship with her.
One of the most important artists in hip-hop history is a Dallasite. He’s found God, plans to launch Death Row South, and is ready to share his life story in a new documentary. And this podcast.
By Matt Goodman
Jacks Haupt, Luna Luna, Rosegarden Funeral Party, Sara King, and Skirts represent Dallas next year in Austin.
"My best friend Kal Banx is from Dallas,” said the Tennessee rapper at his Dallas tour stop at South Side Ballroom.