Washington DC: Hollywood actor Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson took to social media to condole the demise of ‘Queen of soul’ Aretha Franklin. Paying tribute to the singer in a heartfelt message, Johnson said that she was the only one of her kind in the world.
In the video posted by Johnson on his Instagram account, Franklin could be seen singing one of her hit songs ‘Ooh Baby Baby’ while playing the piano, and accompanied by her singer friend Smokey Robinson. He captioned it, “You can’t fake and you can’t manufacture it. You can only feel it.. soul. They’ll never be another. Thank you, Queen. #Aretha .”
The singer passed away on August 16 at the age of 76 following a prolonged illness at her residence in Detroit. She was suffering from pancreatic cancer and was in a grave condition from last few years. The singer is well known for hits like ‘Respect’, ‘Natural Women’, and ‘I say a little prayer’.