Essence.com
Dec, 16, 2009

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin made a serious fashion statement with her gray hat during her performance at President Obama's inauguration. And now the legend would like to see royalties from the Detroit hat shop where she bought it—which has been booming in sales ever since, according to the Detroit Free Press. Mr. Song Millinery store owner Luke Song didn't respond to questions on whether Franklin would be compensated for the attention her appearance gave the store.—CJ

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