Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Music

Recording artist Tank electrified Memphis with a sold-out performance Sunday at The New Daisy Theatre. Billed as the Savage Tour, the R&B veteran crooned two hours worth of familiar tunes in addition to new music from his highly anticipated album...
A “complete gift.” When you’ve known someone for nearly 30 of the 45 years of his life, that is how you sum up the time when the person was gospel-recording artist “Shea” Norman and you knew him as Deborah Thomas...
Let’s be clear. Willie Mitchell and Royal Studios is a BIG DEAL and not just in Memphis. Yes, it’s a huge part of the fabric and legacy of Memphis music. Hi Records and Royal Studios was the home of...
Rapper Meek Mill arrives at the criminal justice center in Philadelphia, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rapper Meek Mill was sentenced to two to four years in prison on probation violations Monday by a Philadelphia...
More black-nerd news: Common recently announced that he will create an original multimedia comic series called Caster. The series will be available exclusively on Line Webtoon’s site and app. Common will be creating an original score and song for the series...
by Brianna Alexis Smith [email protected] October 6-7 – The First Annual Mempho Music Festival was created to blend today’s best sounds with Memphis’ storied musical heritage, creating a festival experience filled with music, food and nature that appeals to people of...
After consuming a sickening amount of “black death porn”—that is, black folks being killed by police on video—one could deduce that it is a precarious situation whenever an African American gets pulled over by police—regardless of social standing, celebrity,...
GIF Yesha Callahan, The Root’s deputy managing editor, is a tyrant.I think my troubles really began in earnest last April when the greatest of all time, Prince Rogers Nelson, departed this earthly plane and the office was reminiscing. Of...
If you've been waiting for someone in hip-hop to pen a track that captures the frustration that many feel about the outrageous presidency of Donald Trump, wait no longer. Last night, during BET's Hip Hop Awards, a pre-recorded video of...
Gospel artist Jonathan Nelson – a multiple winner of Stellar Awards – sings about what he believes. So when he sounds out the first verse of “Anything Can Happen,” he’s giving testament to his belief that “because God is...