Aretha Franklin Honored in NYC Subway in Graffiti

Aretha Franklin Honored in NYC Subway in Graffiti

Tributes for legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin have been pouring in from throughout, following information that she handed away in Detroit on Thursday and New Yorkers discovered an ingenious technique to pay tribute to the “Queen of Soul.”

Commuters seen on Thursday that somebody wrote “ARETHA” above an indication for the Franklin St. subway cease in the luxury New York Metropolis neighborhood of Tribeca.

A tribute was additionally discovered at a set of stairs on the station that learn, “Aretha makes me really feel like a pure lady.”

Aretha Franklin, NYC, Subway

Screenshot from CBS 2

“I feel it’s incredible. It’s the kind of city tribute you solely get in a spot like New York Metropolis,”  David Schaffer, a NYC-based legal professional, advised the New York Publish on Thursday.

One other New Yorker advised the Publish that the tribute must be checked out as artwork and never graffiti.

“If it’s a tribute to lift consciousness of her life, I feel it’s nice. I feel graffiti is a press release of artwork,” Greta Anderson advised the Publish. “It may be a type of vandalism, I perceive that — it relies upon how the individual intends it. This provides character to the town.”

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