Monday, August 3, 2020

Entertainment

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...
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)...
Memphis singer-songwriter Brandon Lewis depicts the painful institutional mistreatment of Black men in his new single, titled “Black Man.” “Black Man. I’m still a man. It shouldn’t matter about the color skin that I’m in, I’m still a man. A Black man.” Though the single...
by Mesfin Fekadu --  NEW YORK (AP) — A never-before-heard solo version of the late Aretha Franklin’s riveting and powerful collaboration with Mary J. Blige about faith and race, 2006’s “Never Gonna Break My Faith,” has arrived on Juneteenth. Sony’s RCA Records, RCA Inspiration and...
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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...
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...
Powerhouse performer and first-ever winner of FOX’s “The Four: Battle For Stardom,” Evvie McKinney has released the upbeat anthem “Bring the Whole Hood,” her debut single on Motown Gospel/Capitol CMG. “I come from Memphis, Tennessee. Little small house, big family…,”...
by Jacob Smith --  Hollywood loves to make movies depicting “the black struggle.” But black audiences may be tired of the same stories of people who look like them trying to make it in America. While “All Day and a...
by Terri Schlichenmeyer -- That little face holds so much expectation. You meet the eyes of your grandchild, and you know you have a big job ahead of you. She expects you to love her as much as she loves you,...
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