15 on the 15th: Painted in my Tiger Skin, Especially in Michigan

Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam circumspice

The Marvelettes

Why can’t modern pop be this wholesome?


Formerly known as Astaire, the founding siblings are from Grand Rapids.


Born in Brooklyn, Raised In Detroit. RIP

Porcelain and the Tramps

I Prevail


Born in Missouri, but really, known for his upbringing in Detroit.

Alice Cooper

…I want to love you, but I better not touch…

Carl Carlton

Big Sean

Another artist born elsewhere but relocated to Detroit as an infant.

Angel Haze

If you dig Angel Haze, check out here for their free mixtape.

Diana Ross

The Romantics



Geez, these guys seem like fun.

Electric Six

Speaking of fun…

Jessie Gutierrez

Honorable Mention:
Anthony Kiedis (of Red Hot Chili Peppers) who gave us our title
Stevie Wonder
The Raconteurs
Jack White
The Spinners
The Knack/ Singer Doug Fieger

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