Monday, November 30, 2020

Music

  Ask Tina Campbell if she’s sad about her popular reality show Mary Mary ending after six seasons, and the Grammy Award-winning gospel powerhouse will flat out tell you, “No.” “Actually, I’m not. I’m ready to move on,” the colorfully coiffed...
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...
by Nina Allen-Johnson, [email protected] World Wine and Jazz & The New Daisy Theater present a Fall Music + Wine + Food series featuring contemporary urban jazz saxman Paul Taylor and jazz multi-instrumentalist Vincent Ingala performing at the newly renovated New...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
GIF Illustration by Sam Woolley/GMGYesha 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...
Here's a sample of stuff going on this weekend in Memphis! https://youtu.be/yzZhhpQX12s October 20 - 21 - What happens when a mother holds on to her son too long? That’s the setup for “Momma’s Boy,” a play opening at The Orpheum...
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