Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Joy Doss

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#ACCESS901: You Oughta Know – Bijoux

Cameroonian beauty Bijoux is stepping out on faith. She has been singing since a teen and has been an in-demand cover singer until recently venturing out to release original music. Her first single – “Go With It” –  appeared on the Bike Rack Records...

#ACCESS901: You Oughta Know – TELISU

TELISU's music is that FYE. She’s fabulous and stylish with seemingly no bad angles, which doesn’t always translate into good music. But, oh contraire! If you’re sleeping on her, don’t. I asked the burning question first. Why K-Pop (Korean Pop) and how? Here you are...

#ACCESS901: Taking Flight and examining the conundrum

The issues with Flight and its sister restaurants bubbled to the surface this week when former employees blew up their spot on social media. They pulled the covers back on antebellum attitudes and worst practices, sparking outrage and creating shockwaves that reverberated from downtown...

#ACCESS901: House music all night long!

Most Black Memphians and Mississippians have some cousins “Up South,” which is Chicago. While blues and jazz may have traveled “up river” from the Bayou, the Delta and the Bluff City, Chicago sent house music “down river.” It traveled to us then subsequently across...

#Access901: You Oughta Know – Mille Manny

Mille Manny – cause getting to a million of course! – is a 17-year old rising star creating his own hybrid sound, which he calls “hip pop.” While he may put you in mind of Chris Brown, he’s seventeen-seventeen not a Chris Brown 17. His...

#ACCESS901: Black Mama’s Day Bailout

There are things we know and that are actively discussed. Like, black men are the most negatively impacted by the criminal justice system. We know that black, Latino, migrant and poor people are subjected to longer, harsher sentences than other groups. But what we...

#ACCESS901: The kids are alright

It seems that during these Times of Corona that the kids are alright. They seem to be coping better than adults for the most part, as well they should. They should have the luxury of childhood balanced with being informed. We should not task them...

#ACCESS901: Alexa, homeschool my kids!

Millions of parents have been drop-kicked into a homeschooling situation. Like me, some already work from home. Others had to make a quick-step. Distressingly, some are furloughed and not working at all. Regardless, it makes for fraught times as we try to figure out their...

#ACCESS901: Don’t forget our businesses as we hunker down

As we weather this “Ronapocolypse,” as my friend calls it, let’s try to support each other and our businesses as well. And on that front, I have some suggestions. Pyramid Liquors: Owner Rick Farwell has been in the Downtown-Uptown space for several years now. The...

Boss Up!: Munirah Safiyah Jones

Content creator, writer, producer and self-described “cool auntie,” Munirah Safiyah Jones burst into the digital landscape in 2018 with the “Juntland” series, followed by the “F-Boy Defense 101” video. A little context for those who may not know: Junt is a Memphinese term that has been...
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