Shannon’s Scoop

In today’s Shannon Scoop lets chat: the City of Detroit breaks ground on the Left Field housing project, Beyonce shares message on her social media as “Renaissance” is released, and PBS explores the origin of Hip-Hop with a new documentary developed by Chuck D.

  • City of Detroit Breaks Ground on the Left Field Project in Corktown

     

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    While Detroit certainly is growing and home prices are rising, the city is trying to make sure it’s residents still have access to affordable housing. According to the City of Detroit they have broke ground on their Left Field project in Corktown. It will provide 500 units of much needed affordable housing units to the area. It is scheduled to open in 2024.

  • Beyonce Says Thank You Ahead of Renaissance Release

    Beyonce took to social media yesterday ahead of the release her new album Renaissance that dropped at midnight. Her note on her website says “Creating this album allowed me a place to dream and to find escape during a scary time for the world. It allowed me to feel free and adventurous in a time when little else was moving. My intention was to create a safe place without judgment. A place to be free of perfectionism and overthinking.”

    She also went on to thank her husband Jay-Z, her children, and her godmother Uncle Johnny.

  • PBS Hip-Hop Documentary Gets Release Date

     

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    I love PBS! Especially their documentaries. Well, turns out they will be releasing a four-part docuseries developed by Chuck D of Public Enemy. It is called “Fight the Power: How Hip-Hop Changed the World.” It will cover the origins of Hip-Hop. You can catch it on PBS on January 31st, 2023.