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I really wasn't in the concert mood but my wife really wanted to attend the 90's Block Party Concert series. So we went. Good call, sweetheart! Headlined by Teddy Riley and Guy, the tour also featured Dru Hill, Faith Evans, 112, and Jagged Edge. They had FedExForum rockin'! Dru Hill opened...
(NIELSEN.COM) – With the aim of demonstrating the strong and lasting impression that female artists have had on music, Nielsen recently analyzed sales, streaming and radio airplay data from Nielsen and historic Billboard charts. From Helen Reddy’s early 1970s hit “I Am Woman” to Kesha’s star-studded performance of “Praying” at...
It didn’t take long for Bruno Mars fans to come to his defense after the Grammy-winner was accused of making music that was culturally appropriated from black culture.The debate started with the comments writer Seren Sensei’s made in a video she made for YouTube’s The Grapevine. That video has...
Memphis rapper Yo Gotti, put on a $5 concert on Saturday at The Novo by Microsoft in Los Angeles during NBA AllStar Weekend. The Novo is located in the L.A. LIVE complex, which many refer to as the center of the entertainment world. The entertaining lineup featured all Memphis artists affiliated...
Hugs and smiles filled the room as family and friends gathered at the Stax Museum Monday night to celebrate with Evvie McKinney, the winner of Fox's “The Four.”  The Soulsville Academy alumni happily greeted guests, who shared her joy as the first person to win “The Four” competition.  “I'm so happy...
With his silky, sultry voice in full effect, R&B soul singer Lyfe Jennings inaugurated the first Valentine's Day Love Jam at Minglewood Hall this past Friday night (Feb 9th). Performing chart topping hits such as “Must be nice” and “Statistics,” the former VH1 “Love and Hip-Hop” star pressed the case...
by Lee R. Watkins Evvie McKinney comes from a close-knit musical family, so it was no surprise that she dedicated her debut performance on Fox’s “The Four” to her late father. McKinney, 20, is a Memphis-native and the youngest of seven children. She appeared on “The Four” on last Thursday (Feb.1)...
After opening with a performance of "Feel It (In The Air Tonight)" -- their riff on Phil Collins' classic that was almost identical to the one we posted here last week -- one of the members of Naturally 7 welcomed the audience to the show. For the uninitiated, Naturally 7 mimics...
Dennis Edwards, whose face and voice became synonomous with The Tempations and who later in his career starred as the front man for The Temptations Review, died in Chicago on Thursday night at age 74. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Edwards, who was living in Missouri, died at a...
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Whatever you do, don’t call Naturally 7 an a cappella group. Not that they’d mind — that’s how they got started — but a cappella just isn’t accurate, not anymore. When the internationally renowned group takes the stage at the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education on Feb....
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