Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Music

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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
  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...