Friday, December 9, 2022

Music

“Rawer than Raw” – the 27th studio album by international bluesman Bobby Rush – netted Memphis’ own a second Grammy Award Sunday night. “We are just so happy to receive this second Grammy,” said Rush. “It’s so rewarding to know...
by Stacy M. Brown --  Mary Wilson was a friend to the Black Press of America, a neighbor to the world, and the radiance she exuded never seem to fade. At 76, the Supremes legend is gone too soon. Wilson died...
by Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. --  The blogosphere is weeping over the loss of John “Ecstasy” Fletcher of the legendary rap group Whodini! Fletcher, known as “Ecstasy” was found dead in his Atlanta-area home Wednesday.  The Brooklyn rap trio Whodini! had...
by Mesfin Fekadu -- NEW YORK — Beyoncé is bringing her black parade to the Grammys: The pop star’s anthem about Black pride scored multiple nominations Tuesday, making her the leading contender with nine. Beyoncé picked up song and record of...
by Stacy M. Brown --  At 22, Paris Jackson bears the scars of a childhood that took a devastating turn 11 years ago with the death of her father, Michael Jackson. After the King of Pop’s death, a chaotic years-long struggle with family turmoil and...
Pat Mitchell Worley was repping the Memphis Music Foundation in 2011 when she created the Memphis Music Month initiative, which is getting a relaunch this October. Now the executive director of the Stax Music Academy, Worley is upbeat about Memphis...
It's official: "I'm Good" -- the new single by Larry D -- was officially released Friday (Sept. 18) after its premiere earlier this month. The former lead singer of The Bar-Kays, who has been busy with his music endeavors since...
Patricia Wilson Aden, whose background includes having guided the African American Museum in Philadelphia as president/CEO, is headed to Memphis as president/CEO of The Blues Foundation. “I am genuinely excited to join The Blues Foundation and the Blues community in...
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)...