On Wednesday, October 4th, Otis Williams, the esteemed baritone founder of The Temptations and a Detroit native, graced our campus with his presence, sharing his wealth of knowledge with an enthusiastic audience.
Hosted by Museum Chairwoman and CEO Robin Terry, Williams engaged with a group of Hitsville Next artists with entertaining anecdotes and wisdom from his illustrious 61-year singing career. When asked if he would do anything different, he responded:
“I wouldn’t change nothing!” – Otis Williams
The young artists from metro Detroit eagerly absorbed the valuable industry insights and personal advice imparted by the seasoned singer.
Throughout the roundtable, Williams underscored important themes such as the significance of humility, the pursuit of greatness, and the importance of never taking anything for granted—lessons that he attributes to his enduring and successful career with The Temptations.
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